From the Nexus 5 to the Galaxy S4, there is one problem that often arises on your phone which is a real pain and that’s when you suddenly receive an error message saying "the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped" or "com.google.process.gapps has stopped unexpectedly". Regardless of what device you use, this is actually quite a simple thing to fix. Here are the most effective solutions to fix com.google.process.gapps has stopped.
Other than clearing the cache and the data for a particular app or even uninstalling your recently downloaded apps, there’s another quick way to get this done. First you will go into the settings of your Android smartphone or tablet. This can be reached either through the pull down notifications bar or in the app drawer.
Once in here, find and tap on Application Manager, Applications or Apps, depending on what it’s called on your device, found under the device subcategory of the main Settings page. When you land in the Applications Manager, swipe right to left to get to ‘All’ applications and then look for Download Manager and tap it to open (this is the app with the Android as a logo).
The app info for Downloads (on my Galaxy S3) and Download Manager is a bit different than other apps, because the uninstall button is replaced with a disable button. To fix com.google.process.gapps has stopped error, you simply need to press disable and then enable it once again.
Another option would be to go to the Settings and then Applications Manager and again swipe to ‘All’ apps. This time however, you will press on the soft menu key or the on-screen menu key on the bottom left of your device (or the action overflow menu button on-screen in the top right). Here you will select ‘Reset app preferences’ which will bring the settings of all apps back to square one.
These methods should solve the problem and if you are having problems with the Google Play Store, we have further solutions that may be just the right medicine for your Android device. Try these solutions to the main Play Store erros.
How often do you see this error message? Did you know how to fix it?