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Settings,contacts and calls apps not responding (Android 5.1.1)

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Settings,contacts and calls apps not responding (Android 5.1.1)

Hi there,


I have a Sony Xperia M2 Aqua, with an Android 5.1.1 operational system.

It's been about 3 days now that my Contacts, Notes and Settings Apps have stoped responding.

I don't even receive an error message. The window opens, nothing shows up, and then the app shuts down.

I can't make calls, nor access my contacts' list or check my settings.

I don't want to lose my information in the notes, so I am trying to avoid a factory reset.
Does anyone knows what's going on?
I did update YouTube a few days ago and thought that might be the problem. I have another app, DuSpeed Booster, that allowed me to manage my apps (because I can't through the settings), and I've removed a few apps, thinking it might be a storage problem... Then removed updates from other several apps (including youtube and almost all Google apps). But nothing has worked.


Well...hoping to hear from you.




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Re: Settings,contacts and calls apps not responding (Android 5.1.1)



Settings > storage how much free internal storage does your phone has?


Also, boot on >>> safe mode, this will disable all third party apps, perhaps an app is causing this. 

"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Re: Settings,contacts and calls apps not responding (Android 5.1.1)

Hi @uliwooli

I tried that (clearing storage space and rebooting on safe mode), didn't work unfortunately.


Thanks for answering, anyways. Slightly smiling Face

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Re: Settings,contacts and calls apps not responding (Android 5.1.1)

Oh boy...


Now not even my alarm and clock will work... Messaging is not responding as well.


It's like my phone has a virus.

Help.. Slightly frowning Face