The Samsung galaxy S3 stock messaging apps is one of the best apps. But it started to crash after the phone got updated with the latest android 4.3 version. Some users have been facing this issue after they have updated Android 4.3 in their Galaxy S3. The procedure to fix this issue is very simple, but it is very effective in addressing this specific problem.
Messaging Crashes After 4.3 Update In Galaxy S3
Clear the Cache & Data
> Click on the Notification Panel down.
> Select the Settings icon located on the upper-right corner of the screen.
> Click on the more tab and tap on Application Manager Option.
> Swipe left or right to display contents of the all tab.
> Scroll to and then select on Messaging.
> Select the Force Close button first.
> And then select Clear Cache, then Clear Data.
The user can revert back to the Home screen, tap Apps and launch the Messaging app. Try to see if still Messaging Crashes After 4.3 Update In Galaxy S3. If so, follow the second the following steps.
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Boot to Safe Mode
The purpose of this procedure is to know whether third-party app is responsible for the crashes or not. In Safe Mode, all third-party apps will be disabled leaving only pre-installed applications and services running.
Turn your phone off.
> Select and hold the Power button until the galaxy logo appears on the screen.
> Immediately after release the Power button, press and hold the Volume Down buttons until the phone finished restarting.
> On the lower-left corner of the screen the “Safe Mode” text is displayed.
> On the screen if the safe mode text is not displayed, repeat the process until you successfully booted the phone up to Safe Mode.
> Launch the Messaging app and find if it still crashes.
If it doesn’t crash in the mobile, it means a third-party app is causing the problem.
If it crashes, then the app itself has some issues. Then you should wipe the cache partition.
Following these steps you should be able to fix Messaging Crashes After 4.3 Update In Galaxy S3 issue.