“Unfortunately, the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped” or “com.google.process.gapps has stopped unexpectedly” error message continually appears on the screen due to the Google Play Service has stopped or not working properly. If you are going through the same, don’t panic. You can solve it easily.

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Well, sometimes it takes a time to solve the error. But, with the help of these solutions, you can solve ‘com.google.process.gapps has stopped unexpectedly’ and ‘Unfortunately, the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped’ issue easily and quickly. So, let’s go through these different viable methods to get rid of an annoying error.

How to fix the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped Error on Android

How to Fix Unfortunately, the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped Error on Android

Method #1: Clear the cache of the App troubling you

The first thing you should try is to clear the cache of the app which is serving you the error which is under the question right now. So follow the path given below and clear the cache of the Google Services.

Go to Settings → Apps → the troubling app → Clear Data → Clear Cache

Clear Catch the troubling app

Even after doing the above, the problems continue then uninstall and reinstall the app which is bothering you.

Settings menu → Apps/Application manager → the troubling app → Uninstall updates

Method #2: Clear the Cache of the Google Play Services

We have noticed many Android users get scared when we advise them to clear Google Play Services cache to get rid of any problem instantly. Actually, this is just very simple to do and you will even not noticed that you have just cleared the cache of Google Play Services as things come back to normal within few seconds. So for solving the problem we are addressing now clearing the cache of Google Play Services may provide the solution.

Step #1. Follow this path: Settings → Apps (Application Manager) → Google Play Services.

Go to Google Play Services

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Step #2. Tap on ‘Storage’.

Tap on Storage

Step #3. Now tap on ‘Clear Cache’ which will prompt you with a caution message that all your data will be permanently deleted, tap on ‘Ok’ and proceed.

Tap on Clear Cache, then Ok to confirm

Method #3: Reset app preferences

The last option is to bring your apps back to square position. You need to follow the path: Settings → Apps → All and reset the app preferences. This will reset all your apps, but don’t worry no data of any of your apps will be deleted, so you can breathe easy.

Reset app preferences

Method #4: Re-enable Download Manager

Download Manager is one of the most effective reasons behind this annoying error. Therefore, you have to disable it first and enable again to get rid of the error. Please follow below step to re-enable Download Manager.

Open Settings → Applications → Download Manager → Disable/Enable.


These are the best solutions can fix the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped error on your Android smartphone. None of the above solutions will harm your smartphone in any case so you can certainly make use of them and get rid of the problem. If you have any working fix, please do share with us.

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