At times when we are busy on something while using an app, we suddenly get an error message, and that particular app stops on its own. We already know how to fix Unfortunately Google Play Services has stopped error. Now we will learn how to fix Unfortunately WhatsApp has stopped error on Android.

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There are two different methods which can help us to get rid of this error message. The first method which we are going to learn is pretty straightforward and can be done within seconds. The second method is not that hard to execute, but it does take some time to fix the error. Let’s know about both the methods.

How to Fix Unfortunately WhatsApp has stopped error on Android

Fix – “Unfortunately WhatsApp has Stopped” Error on Android:

Method #1: By Clearing the App Cache and App Data

Step #1. Go to Settings on your Android phone.

Go to Settings on your Android phone

Step #2. Next, Scroll down to find ‘Apps or Applications’ when you find it just tap on it.

Tap on App

Step #3. Here you will see all your installed apps, Tap on WhatsApp.

Scroll down and find WhatsApp

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Step #4. Now, Tap on Storage, once it opens it will show you two options, ‘Clear Cache’ and ‘Clear data,’ first clear the cache and then clear data.

Tap on Storage, then first clear the cache and then clear data.

Step #5. Now restart your Android smartphone and check whether that error is still there or gone.

If you still find the error existing then follow the step again and it persists then follow the second method we are prescribing below.

Method #2: By Uninstalling and Reinstalling WhatsApp

The method we are going to suggest now is the last resort to solve the error.

Step #1. Open SettingsApps or Applications.

Step #2. Next, Tap on WhatsApp.

Step #3. Tap on ‘Uninstall’ button and when it asks to confirm, just tap on OK to confirm it.

Tap on Uninstall button and when it asks to confirm, just Tap on Ok to confirm it

Step #4. Now restart your Android smartphone.

Step #5. Go to Google Play Store once your smartphone is restarted and reinstall WhatsApp.

This should clear the ‘Unfortunately WhatsApp has stopped’ error on Android.

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