Pixel™, Phone by Google - Reset App

If your device crashes, resets itself or freezes, it may be caused by apps and this info may help.

Note Personal data such as browser bookmarks and other customized app settings can be backed up to Google's servers.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Apps & notifications Apps & notifications icon.
  3. Tap > See all xx apps.
  4. Locate then select the appropriate app.
    • If system apps aren't visible, tap the Menu icon Action overflow icon (upper-right) > Show system.
    • If troubleshooting for Voicemail, select the Phone app then follow steps 5-9.
      Note Once reset, Activate Voicemail.
  5. Tap Force stop.
  6. Tap OK.
  7. Tap Storage.
  8. Tap Clear storage.
    Note This option may not be available for some apps.
    Note Resetting the app does not remove saved items on the device (texts, pictures, voicemails, etc.); however, saved passwords for Wi-Fi, settings, backgrounds, etc. within the app itself may be reset.
  9. Tap OK.
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