This error is common with Android device. It pops up on your screen, interrupting whatever you are doing. It could be frequent and distracting.
When this happens, you see something like this …”Unfortunately, the process com.android.systemui has stopped” Or “Unfortunately, SystemUI has stopped”
When this message shows up, there is an OK button which a user can just tap and continue with what he or she was doing. But that doesn’t mean it won’t show up again. It doesn’t fix the error.
Ordinarily, the SystemUI has stopped shouldn’t be such a big issue, but when it becomes frequent and constant, then there is every need to fix it.
What Causes this SystemUI Error?
Android devices constantly need to be updated. These updates are released for various issues which range from fixing of bugs in previous versions, improving the overall function of the software. But not all upgrades end up well.
Updates on Android depend largely on Google App. And this app is mostly ignored by phone users; they think they do not need it. Sometimes just updating all apps or particularly the Google app can solve this issue.
The other reason this could happen is an improper installation of firmware as well as flashing of ROM. These are essential parts of the phone and when anything is not right with it, the phone gets to experience a processing failure such as the com.android.systemui has stopped” error.
How you can Fix this Error
1. Deactivate Apps Auto-Update on Google Play store and Uninstall Updates on Google App.
The Google App is very important in Android devices. If the SystemUI isn’t responding error keeps popping up on your screen, go to the Google app and uninstall any recent updates. This is how to uninstall the Google App updates:
Go to settings > apps > App Manager.
Scroll down and search for Google App, open it and you will see the option for Uninstall Updates. Tap to uninstall its updates, then restart your phone. The issue will be taken care of.
The next option comes in if the above doesn’t fix the problem for you.
2. Wipe off Cache Partition
One way to fix this issue is by clearing your phone’s caches. Regularly doing this can free up your phone, make it cleaner and lighter. To clear cache partition, your phone needs to be put in recovery mode. Individual phone with different methods on entering recovery mode, please refer to your manual or do a simple online search.
When in the Recovery Mode, you can scroll the options using the volume down button.
Scroll down and select wipe cache partition option and wait. When it is done, reboot your phone. Reboot option is at the top of the options on the menu.
3. Restore phone to Factory Settings.
This should be your last resort; however, it is ideal to back up to an external storage device or to the cloud as a Factory Reset erases everything on your phone. A readily available option is the Google Drive.
- Steps to Reset phone to factory settings
- Open Settings on your phone
- Scroll to Back up and Reset
- Tap on Factory Reset and Erase everything
- Click Ok when asked to confirm.
- Your phone will restart after finishing with the Factory reset.
Hope you were able to solve this issue. Leave a comment below in the comment section.