One of the common error codes you will find for many applications is the “unfortunately (insert app name) has stopped” error. People using the WhatsApp application are also finding the Unfortunately WhatsApp Has Stopped error. The guide below will teach you everything you need to know to learn how to fix the Unfortunately WhatsApp Has Stopped error, so you can start using the app on your device again.


Files You Need:

  1. You do not need any files to fix the WhatsApp error message on your device. You can get everything done from the settings on your device.
  2. Those of you who cannot get the problem solved using the guide below can download the WhatsApp application again from the Google Play Store and install a fresh copy. To get that done successfully, you will need to long-press your current version of the WhatsApp app from the app drawer on your device and delete the app. Once that is done, open the Play Store and download a new copy of the same app.

Fixing the Unfortunately WhatsApp Has Stopped Error:

  1. Open the Settings app on your smartphone or tablet by tapping the Menu > Settings.
  2. Tap your finger on the ‘More’ tab.
  3. Tap on the Application Manager from the new menu.
  4. Swipe left and select all of the applications.
  5. You should find the list of all your installed apps on the device.
  6. Tap on the WhatsApp icon from the menu.
  7. Tap the options ‘Clear Cache’ and ‘Clear Data’.
  8. Reboot the device manually and you’re done.

You should find your WhatsApp working wonderfully. Don’t waste time trying to solve the WhatsApp problem any other way, just install a fresh version from the App Store of your choice. We have linked the app in the files section above.