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    Default Launcher keeps crashing

    I am new to the Nexus 7. I have had less than a month. This is my first tablet. Everything is stock. I woke up this morning and tried to access my widgets menu to check something. When I get passed the apps and it goes into widgets, or if I go straight into the widgets, it crashes. It has never done this before. I have turned it off several times and it still doesn't work. Any suggestions that don't involve a hard reset or taking it back to the store? I want to use those as a last resort. Thanks!

    P.S. This only happens on the stock launcher. Does not happen on Nova Launcher.
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    Default Re: Launcher keeps crashing

    I would definitely start by resetting the stock Launcher, by doing the following:

    1. Settings > Apps
    2. All Apps > Launcher
    3. Use the 'Force Stop' and 'Clear Data' options.


    You'll be reverting the launcher to a blank slate, so to speak, when you use the 'Clear Data' option, but this is the method most likely to fix the issue.
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    Default Re: Launcher keeps crashing

    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Schroedl View Post
    I would definitely start by resetting the stock Launcher, by doing the following:

    1. Settings > Apps
    2. All Apps > Launcher
    3. Use the 'Force Stop' and 'Clear Data' options.


    You'll be reverting the launcher to a blank slate, so to speak, when you use the 'Clear Data' option, but this is the method most likely to fix the issue.
    This worked! Thank you very much!
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    Default Re: Launcher keeps crashing

    Quote Originally Posted by mak916 View Post
    This worked! Thank you very much!
    No problem! Clearing an app's cache or data is typically a good fix for strange behavior like that.
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    Default Re: Launcher keeps crashing

    My stock launcher crashes constantly and the google launcher crashes as well. When I go into settings under apps it crashes within 3 seconds. I've sent several reports into google when prompted but have heard nothing back. Please help.

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