This tutorial is on how to solve and fix the “Unfortunately, The Process com.google.process.gapps Has Stopped” Error. This error is common in many Android OS powered devices including smartphones and tablets with the main cause not being known. Yes, sometimes the error can pop up out of blue, and or after an update or installation of any application. Gapps is a short form for Google Applications. These are proprietary applications which are included in all supported Android devices and are provided by Google. These apps can be downloaded and updated from Google p[lay store, and they operate under the core process com.google.process.gapps.
These apps which run under the above process include but not limited to “Google Play Store itself, Google Talk, Google Sync, Google Backup Transport, Car Home, Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Google Music, Google Docs, etc”. And the different OS versions and types support different apps for example CyanogenMod 12.1 for Android 5.1 – Lollipop, CyanogenMod 12 for Android 5.0 – Lollipop, CyanogenMod 11 for Android 4.4 – KitKat, CyanogenMod 10.2 for Android 4.3 – Jelly Bean, CyanogenMod 10.1 for Android 4.2.1 – 4.2.2 – Jelly Bean, CyanogenMod 10.0 for Android 4.1.1 – 4.1.2 – Jelly Bean, CyanogenMod 9.0.x for Android 4.0.3 – 4.0.4 – Ice Cream Sandwich, CyanogenMod 7.1-2.x for Android 2.3.5 – 2.3.7 and Android 2.3.4 – Gingerbread, CyanogenMod 7.0.x for Android 2.3.3 and Android 2.3.2 – Gingerbread, CyanogenMod 6.0-1.x for Android 2.2.0 – 2.2.3 and others.
This means that with any error in any of those Gappas application, the device will always return or show a pop up of “Unfortunately, The Process com.google.process.gapps Has Stopped. And for you want to learn how to fix it, below are some of the alternative solutions you can try out in order to have the errors fixed.
How to fix the above com.google.process.gapps Has Stopped has stopped
Option #1 – Tap home and go to apps, go to settings and applications manager, drag applications manager to Disabled section and Enable it after wards. You ca reboot your device within every option you take, tap Download Manager, Disable it and re-enable it gain. You can reboot your device on every step here.
Option #2 – Tap menu, go to applications, applications manager, Reset app preferences. You can too use the force stop feature and reboot your device.
If it still fails, you can perform a factory reset, then a hard reset if it persists. In case all of the above fails, you might need to do a full phone flash using a computer.