The last 2 days, my Fairphone3 occasionally gets frozen, and after a while I get the message Graphic UI doesn’t respond.
I have the option to ignore or close.
If I close I obviously get a blank screen and have to restart the system.
System is currently up to date, I checked.
Anyone else faced the same issue?
Hi and welcome to the forum.
Your problem isn’t something I have seen or heard of, have you searched the forum?
A few things to consider.
Clear the caches and storage of as many apps as you can.
Ensure if you have an SD card that it is formatted as Portable ~ you will see an eject icon via Settings > Storage. If not search the forum and see
Android 6 introduced new options for using an SD card in your phone. When you format an SD card or insert a new SD card, you’ll have two options: Internal/phone/adopted storage or external/portable storage. The option that most closely matches older Android versions is the external option.
There are a couple of things to take into account when choosing which option works best for you:
TL;DR: Formatting as internal will allow you to store apps on it and have it encrypted with the system interna…
Generally check how much memory you have on the internal, even 6GB is low
Ensure you have emptied the images bin
You can also check how much RAM is being used, another factor in ‘freezes’
Try using in safe mode for a while to see if that removes the problem which may indicate a custom app interference.
Sometimes 3rd-party apps can make your device unstable: your device might restart, freeze, crash, or become slower than usual.
To identify if a 3rd-party app is causing you issues, you can use Safe...
You say the system is up to date but that’s not really any help, which OS are you using and can you state the update version.
Which launcher do you use for the GUI, is it the default with the Google search bar at the bottom.
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