In this case, you'll need to reinstall the app, or update it if there's an update available.
While in Safe Mode
If you're in Safe Mode, you can disable specific apps from within Settings. Tap Apps & notifications, then tap the app you want to disable. Next, tap General, and disable the app.
If an app continues to crash or freeze in Safe
If your Android phone is running slow, freezing, or outright crashing, you can diagnose the root cause by putting it in Safe Mode. When you boot Android phones in Safe Mode, it disables third-party apps and various useful Android widgets. If your device works normally in Safe Mode, that means a third-party app is the culprit. If you’re more of a visual learner, check out the video embedded at the bottom of the article.
If you want to do this on your own, follow along with the steps below:
- Press the power button, or wait a few seconds, to bring up the power menu. From there, select Settings. You’ll see the list of settings that are available
And while the feature may come in handy when diagnosing issues on your phone or tablet, it also can make most of your third-party apps useless if you accidentally enable it. If you’re new to Android or are wondering why many of your favorite apps suddenly stopped working, follow along for a quick tutorial on how to turn of Android’s Safe Mode.