1. AC Question's Avatar
    I just upgraded to 4.3 on my GS4+, and everynow and then the widgets seem to just turn to black squares.

    Has anyone encountered this problem and if so how do i fix it?
    10-03-2014 04:11 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Is it just temporary, or do you have to reboot each time to get them back to normal?
    10-03-2014 05:57 PM
  3. potato_mash's Avatar
    It doesnt seem to go away unless i reboot?
    10-03-2014 05:59 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    See what happens if you boot into Recovery and wipe the cache partition, which won't erase any personal data: Reset: Samsung Galaxy S 4 | T-Mobile Support
    10-03-2014 06:44 PM
  5. potato_mash's Avatar
    Ok thanks will give it a wurl
    10-03-2014 07:35 PM
  6. potato_mash's Avatar
    Hmm ok it has done it again now
    10-03-2014 08:58 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Are you talking about widgets or shortcut icons? Do all of them turn to black squares, or just some?

    You could consider going to the App Manager, selecting TouchWiz home, and Clear Cache/Data there. This will completely reset your homescreens, so you'll have to set them up again.
    10-03-2014 10:06 PM
  8. potato_mash's Avatar
    hi sorry, when i say widgets i mean like the weather app on the home screen, or the briefing app. i will post a picture but i dont have enough posts yet. clearing cache doesn't help
    10-03-2014 10:12 PM
  9. lucianus_luciferus's Avatar
    I just upgraded to 4.3 on my GS4+, and everynow and then the widgets seem to just turn to black squares.

    Has anyone encountered this problem and if so how do i fix it?
    go to settings, find application manager, swipe right to left until you see the sd card tab, untick everything, reboot the phone
    if it does not work you may have to do a factory reset
    10-05-2014 02:46 AM
  10. potato_mash's Avatar
    I don't even have a SD card installed. No luck with factory reset...is this a android 4.4.2 bug maybe? Sorry I'm on 4.4.2 not 4.3, that was big typo..some how, not really sure how but yeah..
    10-11-2014 03:18 AM

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