How to fix ‘Unfortunately, Settings has stopped’ error in Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+
Samsung Galaxy S8 has quite a few problems that are only relevant to this flagship smartphone but ‘Unfortunately, Settings has stopped’ error is not at all limited to S8/S8+ phones. This error can occur on any Android device and in all honesty there has not been a proper solution devised so far to eradicate this problem.
The reasons that are fathomable for this error to show up on Android are either a glitch in the firmware or some kind of hardware malfunctioning. Apart from that there is no apparent cause of this error, hence the unavailability of a proper solution for the said issue in Android.
However if and when you experience the ‘Unfortunately, Settings has stopped’ error on your S8/S8+ you can return to this guide of how to prevent and confront this issue in various ways.
How to fix ‘Unfortunately, Settings has stopped’ error in S8/S8+:
Method 1: Restarting the device
This annoying error becomes vexing if it frequents your phone. The foremost and easiest way to counter this problem is to restart your device.
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Method 2: Clearing device’s cache memory
Go to Settings >> Storage and tap on the Cached Data. Clear your device’s cache after a toast appears.
Method 3: Clear cache partition of your device
Step 1: Turn your S8/S8+ off and turn it on again by pressing Volume up+Power key simultaneously. When the screen turns on, let go of the Power button and your phone will be in recovery mode in a few seconds.
Step 2: Us volume keys to go up and down the list that appears and choose ‘wipe cache partition’ from it.
Step 3: Press the Power button and select ‘Yes’ after ‘wipe cache partition’ has been highlighted. Press the power button onc again and you will get rid of the cache partition.