When you try opening Facebook app on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus, but the applications return te “Unfortunately, Facebook has stopped” error message, that means that the Facebook app crashed for any reason. It seems that the issue is common on Samsung Galaxy S10E, but it also affected users of the other two flagship smartphones of the S10 lineup. In this article, I will show you how to fix “Unfortunately, Facebook has stopped” error on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus.
An app can crash due to a multitude of reasons, but most likely it’s something related to the application itself or some other software-related glitches. The best part of the methods presented below is that none of them will take more than 5 minutes, so you’ll be able to solve out that error message fast.
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Now, let’s get on with the fix methods to tackle the before-mentioned Facebook error.
How to Fix “Unfortunately, Facebook Has Stopped” Error on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus
Sometimes, a forced restart can fix app-related issues. Also, the “Unfortunately, Facebook has stopped” error can also be solved out using the same method.
Here is how to force reboot your Samsung Galaxy S10, S10E, or S10 Plus:
- Press and hold Power and Volume Down keys until the Android logo pops up
- If the Maintenance Boot Menu appears, then choose Normal Boot – if the menu doesn’t pop up, permit your smartphone to restart as usual
Clear Facebook app cache and data
Many times, the “Unfortunately, Facebook has stopped” error pops up due to corrupt cache or data. To clear Facebook cache and data on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus, follow the next steps:
- Go to Settings -> Apps
- Locate the Facebook app
- Go to Storage -> Clear Cache (Clear Data) -> Delete
- Confirm your selection
Uninstall Facebook and reinstall it
Also, you can fix a lot of app-related issues by simply uninstalling the particular app and then reinstall it. You can apply this solution to Facebook-related errors, as well.
Go to Settings -> Apps and locate Facebook. Then, tap on Uninstall. Alternatively, you can press and hold on the Facebook app’s icon, and once the shortcut menu appears, tap on Uninstall.
After uninstalling Facebook, go to the Google Play Store and reinstall the application. If the “Unfortunately, Facebook has stopped” error on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus is persisting, move to the last method to fix it.
Factory reset Samsung Galaxy S10
The ultimate solution against various bugs and errors on Android smartphones is to perform a master reset operation on your device. On Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus, here is how you can carry on a factory reset:
- Turn off your smartphone
- Press and hold both the Volume Up and Bixby buttons for a couple of seconds
- Press and hold the Power key without releasing the first two
- Once the Android logo pops up, release all the keys
- When the Android Recovery Menu opens up, navigate to “Wipe Cache/Factory Reset” and choose Factory Reset
- Wait until the operation ends
- Restart the smartphone when factory reset finishes
Most likely a factory reset will help you fix “Unfortunately, Facebook has stopped” error on Galaxy S10, S10E, and S10 Plus. However, don’t forget to back up your data because a hard reset will erase all the files on your smartphone.