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    Default Unfortunately, Contacts has Stopped

    Just upgraded to Android 4.3 through Verizon OTA. Since updating, my contacts app and phone app have stopped working. The error message is, "Unfortunately, contacts has stopped." I have tried several fixes that others have posted, including 1) changing the time settings, 2) clearing the cache and data for contacts and contacts storage, 3) unsyncing and resyncing Google account, and 4) factory reset. None of these solutions has worked. But I did notice that my baseband version of is I535VRUCML1, whereas my contacts version is listed as 4.1.2-I535VRBMF1. Thus, I was wondering if there is a conflict between the contacts version being from the old 4.1.2 Android and the new 4.3 on my phone. Any thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mawzi View Post
    Just upgraded to Android 4.3 through Verizon OTA. Since updating, my contacts app and phone app have stopped working. The error message is, "Unfortunately, contacts has stopped." I have tried several fixes that others have posted, including 1) changing the time settings, 2) clearing the cache and data for contacts and contacts storage, 3) unsyncing and resyncing Google account, and 4) factory reset. None of these solutions has worked. But I did notice that my baseband version of is I535VRUCML1, whereas my contacts version is listed as 4.1.2-I535VRBMF1. Thus, I was wondering if there is a conflict between the contacts version being from the old 4.1.2 Android and the new 4.3 on my phone. Any thoughts?
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    You are most likely correct. To clear this conflict you can try clearing cache in recovery. Here is how: [Guide] Rebooting into Recovery Mode for the Galaxy S2, S3, and Tab2.
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    Oh yes, I forgot to mention in my original post that I've already tried clearing cache in recovery, and it didn't work.
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    Default Re: Unfortunately, Contacts has Stopped

    Quote Originally Posted by mawzi View Post
    my contacts version is listed as 4.1.2-I535VRBMF1.
    That's not good. If wiping the system cache in Recovery mode doesn't work you can try using the Kies software on your computer to reload the firmware (you'll have to update to Kies v3 if you haven't already done so) or you can use Odin to reload the stock firmware http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2589314

    Of course, backup anything important before taking this course of action.

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    Default Re: Unfortunately, Contacts has Stopped

    Quote Originally Posted by GSDer View Post
    That's not good. If wiping the system cache in Recovery mode doesn't work you can try using the Kies software on your computer to reload the firmware (you'll have to update to Kies v3 if you haven't already done so) or you can use Odin to reload the stock firmware [FIRMWARE] Official VRUCML1 tar file - xda-developers

    Of course, backup anything important before taking this course of action.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk Pro
    I reloaded the firmware using ODIN just as GSDer posted and the problem is now resolved. Thanks GSDer! Note: in application manager --- All --- contacts, my contacts is NOW version 4.3-I535VRUCML1. I'm guessing the conflicting versions caused the error.

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