How to Fix Google Pixel 4 that freezes or won’t respond?

Are you t0o facing the freezing issue in your Google Pixel 4. Yeah, you must be that is why you are here. Many Google Pixel 4 users are facing the same issue but Google officially didn’t push any update regarding this. So in this article, we are going to suggest some methods that can resolve the freezing issue in Pixel 4.

Google Pixel 4 series was announced and released last year on the month of October. Google’s offering a lot of new tech with the Pixel 4 series, including things like dual rear cameras, 90Hz displays, and its Soli radar system for the first time.

freezing issue in Google Pixel 4

Fix Google Pixel 4 that freezes or won’t respond

We are going to suggest you 4 different methods with which you can troubleshoot the freezing issue in Pixel 4. Well, we or Google don’t expect these types of weird issues with a flagship-grade smartphone so these methods are not official.

1. Check Android Updates

An update can solve most of the irrelevant issues happening with any phone. The same applies to the Google Pixel device too. Follow the below simple steps to check and update with the latest android update.

  • First, make sure you are connected to the internet either via Wifi or Mobile Network.
  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on System option.
  • Tap on Advanced option.
  • Scroll down till the end and tap on System Update.
  • If a system update is available, you’ll see the option on the screen. Tap Download and Install.

Read more here: How to Check Software update on Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL

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2. Clear Storage

If you are already updated to the latest android version then there must be the other method to resolve the issue. A system with storage full or almost full will eventually lag and then end up in freezing. So follow the below steps to clear the un-necessary storage which is being taken useless app, cache created by used apps.

  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on Storage.
  • See how much storage you have available. Your phone can start having issues when less than 10% of storage is free.
  • If your phone has less than 10% storage remaining then clear the below steps to clear some storage.

Delete the unnecessary apps:

  • Open the Pixel Launcher.
  • Scroll down to the end and delete the unnecessary apps which are rarely used by you.

Clear the storage taken by the apps used by you most frequently:

  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll and tap on Apps & notifications.
  • You use to see the list of all apps.
  • Tap on them to open the app’s setting and delete the storage taken by that app.

Delete the photos, videos that you haven’t used recently:

  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on Storage.
  • To pick something to delete, tap the empty box on the right.
  • To delete the selected items, at the bottom, tap Free up.

3. Close the apps which are not being used by you

  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll and tap on Apps & notifications.
  • You use to see the list of all apps.
  • Open the app setting that you want to delete.
  • Tap on Force Stop and then OK.

4. Factory Reset the phone

If none of the above methods worked for you then the last thing which can be done by us is that you can factory reset the phone.

Disclaimer

Make sure you backup your important data before doing this step

 

  • Open Settings app from pixel launcher.
  • Scroll down and tap on System option.
  • Tap on Advanced option.
  • Tap on Reset option.
  • Tap Erase all data (factory reset)
  • And then select Erase Everything.

That was all we have discussed four different methods to fix the freezing issue in Pixel 4. If none of the methods worked for you then I am sorry to say that you need to visit the nearby service centre.

Additionally, you can also post your specific problem in Google Forum.

Do you own a Pixel Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tunned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for Pixel are coming soon.

If you have any queries regarding this, the comment section always available for you.

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