A latest replace to the Google app is inflicting crashes on a number of totally different Android telephones and throughout a number of Google-related Android apps. Additionally, the replace makes Google Assistant “unavailable.”
According to 9to5Google, ‘version 126.96.36.199’ of the Google app is inflicting the problem. Users with Pixel, Samsung and Motorola telephones are affected. The problem causes the Google app to crash repeatedly with none consumer enter. And, for the reason that Google app can be chargeable for Lens, the Discover feed obtainable to the left of the house display, Podcasts and extra, all these different apps and experiences preserve crashing too.
Assistant, then again, isn’t essentially crashing, however it’s impacted by the Google app. 9to5 studies that customers affected by the Google app problem can’t launch Assistant or problem voice instructions.
Oddly, when this model of the Google app handed by beta, it didn’t exhibit these points. It’s not clear what modified between the beta and steady releases.
Possible fixes: be a part of the Google app beta to get a model that doesn’t crash
If you’re coping with the damaged Google app replace in your Android cellphone, there are a few potential options. The first, and sure much less irritating choice, is to enroll within the Google app beta. Google app model 12.24, which is presently in beta, appears to repair the crashing drawback for some customers.
To be a part of the beta, head to the Google app Play Store web page and scroll down till you see ‘Join the beta.’ As a facet be aware, in the event you’re already within the beta, you’ll see “Google (Beta)” on the high of the Play Store itemizing and the beta part will say “You’re a beta tester.”
Tap ‘Join’ to hitch the beta. It could take a while for the enrollment to finish. Once it’s completed, head to your updates (Tap your profile image within the Play search bar > Manage apps and gadget > Tap the updates part > Update the Google app if it’s listed, or faucet ‘Check for updates’ to search for the Google app replace. Once obtainable, obtain Google app model 12.24 and set up it — that ought to repair your points.
Alternate repair: uninstall Google app updates
The different choice for these fighting the Google app crash problem is to uninstall the replace. Unfortunately, the method to try this may also reset some information and settings. For instance, you’ll have to arrange Google Assistant once more, and podcast episodes downloaded by Google Podcasts will get deleted.
To do that, head to Settings > Apps > See all > scroll to and faucet Google > faucet the three-dot menu button > Uninstall updates. Alternatively, yow will discover the Google app in your launcher, long-press on it, faucet the ‘i’ icon to open the information web page and choose ‘Uninstall updates’ from there.
That will take away the 12.23 replace inflicting crashes and revert your Google app to an earlier model. However, when you do this, you may’t replace the Google app once more till the problematic model is mounted, otherwise you’ll find yourself with the identical crashing problem.