How to Fix Pokemon Go Force Close Error on Android

Pokemon Go is out since quite many days now. The Augmented Reality based game is already driving the internet crazy. Pokemon Go has already hit all the top charts, pushing every single Android application or game down. Pokemon Go’s fever isn’t going to calm down anytime soon, the game is not even released all across the world and its users are already growing in masses.

Pokemon Go’s concept is quite simple. All you have to do in this game is to capture different Pokemon characters showing up on your phone’s screen. They do not appear by simply opening up the game. You have to open the game first, it turns on your phone’s camera and then it tends the players to move around and spot Pokemon characters. Capturing many characters of same kind will evolve them into a special kind of Pokemon character. You can also call on your friends and capture the tiny creatures getting their help. Pokemon Go is good enough to do some exercise if you have remained a friend of your bed in a long while. It’s time to move out and capture Pikachu and his friends.

Pokemon Go has received several updates and a lot of bugs that came up in the previous versions have already been fixed. The only issue that might eat you up at the moment are the force close errors that can come up with any application at any time. If you’re facing Pokemon Go force close errors, it is the time for you to fix them and play your game flawlessly. Here’s a little guide on How to Fix Pokemon Go Force Close Error on Android.

How to Fix Pokemon Go Force Close Error on Android


Update Pokemon Go

The error may be  coming up because there’s a latest version of Pokemon Go available in the Google Play Store and the one installed on your Android device has outdated. To fix this issue, simply tap the Google Play Store and search for “Pokemon Go”. If an update is available, hit update and let it install the latest version of the game. Once it has updated, you will not get the Force Close error anymore.

Pokemon Go Google Play Store: Link


Clear Pokemon Go Data and Cache.

  1. One your Android device, open Settings > Applications / Applications Manager > All Apps
  2. Scroll all the way down and locate Pokemon Go.
  3. Tap Pokemon Go to open it settings.
  4. If you’re using Android Marshmallow or higher, you will have to tap Pokemon Go > Storage to open cache and data options.
  5. Now tap Clear Data and Clear Cache.
  6. Now restart your Android device now.
  7. Once done, open Pokemon Go and the issue should have been resolved by now.13689563_10209085441585842_208205977_n


Clear cache of your Android device

Just in case you’ve recently updated your Android device or made any potential changes in the system of your phone, it may have hampered the working of Pokemon Go. To resolve this issue, you simply need to wipe the cache of your device. In order to clear the cache, boot into the stock or custom recovery of your Android device and locate “Wipe Cache or Cache Partition” option. Wipe the cache and restart the phone. After restarting, try opening the Pokemon Go app and it should be working fine.c03754848

That’s all. We hope that your issue has been resolved. In case you have got any queries, reach us out through the comment box below.

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