Flipboard has stopped error is a rather annoying problem that some users with Android and iOS devices experience from time to time. There are several solutions available that can help fix this problem. In the article we prepared, we gathered these methods together.
First launched in 2010, Flipboard contains news published by various websites. This makes it very easy for people to be aware of what is going on during the day.
Some users who want to use the application, which includes various categories such as technology, economy and sports, may encounter the stopped error, which is quite annoying. This problem prevents the application from continuing to be used.
People who encounter the Stopped error are looking for solutions to the problem in order to continue using the application. In this article, we have listed the methods that can help to fix the problem that occurs in the popular application preferred by many people.
Solutions for Flipboard Has Stopped Error
- Turn your smartphone off and on.
- Force stop the app.
- Clear the app’s cache.
- Update Flipboard.
- Delete and reinstall the application.
- Reset your device.
Above are the methods that can help fix the annoying problem that occurs in the popular application preferred by many users. You can take a look at how to apply the methods in the list below.
Power Off Your Smartphone
Although restarting may sound like a very simple method, it can help solve many problems, including this one. However, in the face of a problem, it is always more logical to start with the simplest method.
To turn off your smartphone, you have to hold down the power button for a while. The power button is usually located on the right side of smartphone models. When you hold down this button, you will probably see the shutdown menu. You can complete the process via this menu.
Force Stop the App
- Open the settings.
- Enter the Applications category.
- Find Flipboard.
- Tap on the app.
- Press the “Force Stop” button.
- Try to open the application.
If the problem still persists even though you have turned the smartphone off and on, there is another method you can use. This method is to force stop the app. In order to apply the method, you must first view the settings page of your smartphone or tablet.
The settings page is usually accessible via the gear icon on mobile devices. After accessing the settings page, you will be faced with various categories. From these categories, enter Applications.
In the Apps category you will see a list of all the apps installed on your smartphone or tablet. You need to find the application in question on this list and then tap on the application. After viewing the application’s page, press the “Force Stop” button. Then check if the application is running.
Clear the Cache of the App
- Enter the settings.
- View the Applications category.
- Select Flipboard.
- Open the “Storage” section.
- Press the “Delete Cache” button.
The source of the annoying problem could be a corrupted file in the cache of the popular app. So if the force-stop method didn’t work, you can perform the cache clearing. Thus, you can determine whether the source of the problem is caused by the cache.
First, view the settings page of the mobile device so that you can fix the problem occurring in the popular application. Enter the Applications category located on the Settings page. Find the service in question from the drop-down list and tap on it. If you perform this step, the application’s page will open.
You need to open the “Storage” section on the page that opens. Click the “Clear Cache” button in this section. Try using the app right after you perform the cache wipe. If the problem still persists, you can check out the next method.
If the problem is not caused by the cache, you can try to update the application because there is a possibility that the source of the problem is the current version of the application. A new update may have been released for this.
On devices with Android or iOS operating systems, you can perform the update through the Google Play Store or App Store. If you are using an Android device, enter the Google Play Store, if you are using an iOS device, enter the App Store.
You can visit the application’s page after opening the store to find out if there is a new update and if there is, to perform the update process. If there is a new update available, you may encounter the “Update” button.
Delete and Reinstall the App
- View the settings page.
- Open the Applications category.
- Enter Flipboard.
- Tap the “Delete” button.
- Download the application again.
If none of the above methods worked, there is another method you can use. You can apply the delete and reinstall method. In order to apply the method, you first need to enter the settings page of the device.
After viewing the Settings page, open the Apps category. Find Flipboard in the list of apps installed on your device and tap on it. Then press the “Delete” button.
Re-download the app after the deletion is complete. After downloading and installing, try to use the application and check if the problem is fixed. If you encounter the same error again, you can try the next method.
Reset your device
- Open the settings.
- Enter the system category.
- View the “Reset” section.
- Select “Reset all settings”.
If the problem still persists even though you have followed the methods in the list, you can try the reset method as a last resort. Make sure to backup your device before resetting it. Otherwise, you may lose all your data. If you are using an Android device, you can check out our Android phone backup article.
After completing the backup process, you must first open your device’s settings page for reset. Then enter the System category. View the “Reset” section on the page that opens. Finally, select “Reset all settings”.