Why Does My Phone Keep freezing? Check Answers Here

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Are you tired of freezing problems on your Android phone? You are not alone. Many users have emailed us about this problem on their Android phones. Even though you use a very new device, it can end up slowing down or freezing due to a number of reasons.

When you have a frozen phone, you will not be able to make calls, read text messages or emails or use your favorite apps. This can be really frustrating for the users, who then keep asking such questions on various online forums- why does my phone keep freezing?

In this guide, we will first discuss the reasons for this issue. Then we will show you different ways to fix it. In the end, we will also give you some tips as to how you can prevent the phone from freezing issues in the future.

Part 1. Reasons Why My Android Phone Keeps Freezing

There are several reasons for the Android phone freezing issue.

  • The most common one is the unresponsive app, which takes more memory of your device.

  • If your phone's software or hardware is too old, you can experience freezing problems.

  • If the storage space is too low, there are chances that the phone may freeze.

  • Sometimes an unknown error may cause this issue too.

Part 2. 4 Methods to Solve the Android Phone Keeps Freezing Issue

The Android phone freezing issue can be easily solved using the ways given in this part of the article. You can choose the one you prefer according to your own situation.

Method 1. Force Restart Your Android Device

You need to close the processes that keep running in the background. This can be done by force restarting your phone.

Step 1: Press and hold the Volume Down and Power/Lock keys at the same time for 10-20 seconds.

Step 2: Restart the phone if you choose Power off.


Method 2. Depend on An Android Repair Tool

If you don't want to waste your time in trying all the methods, then use iMyFone Fixppo for Android. It is a professional and advanced tool that is trusted by many users for fixing various Android issues.

  • Fixppo for Android is developed by an expert team with an experience of many years in developing this kind of advanced software.

  • The majority of the Android models and OS versions are supported by this program.

  • You don't need any technical knowledge to use this tool. It is so simple and straight forward.

  • It is a powerful tool that can easily fix Android issues within a few minutes.

  • It has the highest success rate that means most of the issues will definitely get solved.

Most of the Android issues can be solved by using Fixppo for Android. You just need to follow the instructions given below.

Step 1: Launch Fixppo for Android on your computer and click on the Start button. For fixing this issue, you must download the firmware version on your device. To do so, enter your device details and choose other options accordingly. Then click Download Firmware. Then the firmware will be downloaded and extracted automatically.


Step 2: Check the onscreen information and make sure it is correct. Next, connect your device to the computer. The device should be in "Download Mode" before you start fixing the Android issue.


Step 3: Once the phone enters the Download mode, the fixing process will start. Until the process gets over, don't disconnect your phone from the computer, else it may get bricked. After the fixing process is over, the phone will restart automatically.


Method 3. Remove the Battery

If you are using a removable battery phone, try removing it and check if the device works.

Step 1: Remove the SIM tray and any other tray on your device.

Step 2: Remove the back cover and then remove the battery. After a few minutes and insert it back.


Method 4: Contact Your Device Manufacturer

The last resort is to contact your device manufacturer for fixing the phone freezing issue because there might be something wrong with the hardware. You can contact the manufacturer by visiting their respective websites. You can either email them or make a call.

Part 3. 5 Ways to Prevent Android from Keeping Freezing in Future

After fixing this issue, you need to prevent the Android from getting frozen in the future.

Way 1. Update Android System to Latest

Very often the device's previous OS version will cause the phone to freeze and hinder its performance. So, keep your Android phone up-to-date with the latest OS version.

Step 1: Open Settings -> About -> Software Update.

Step 2: Tap on Update for downloading and installing the phone to the latest OS version.


Way 2. Free Up Some Space

If the storage space of your device is full, the phone will not only slow down the processes but also it will keep freezing. Always keep some storage space empty so that the phone works seamlessly.

You can delete some unnecessary pictures and videos from your device every now and then to keep some storage space empty.

Way 3. Delete Unnecessary Apps

Most of the time, the apps are the main culprit for the frozen phone. Consider removing them regularly on your device.

Step 1: Long press on an app.

Step 2: Tap on Uninstall.

You can also do this by accessing Settings.

Way 4. Update All Apps

Did you know that outdated apps can be troublesome for the device? Make sure that you update all the apps on a regular basis.

Step 1: Go to Google Play Store and tap on three lines at the top.

Step 2: Tap on My Applications and then tap Update All.


Way 5. Factory Reset Your Android

If there is some minor problem, you can factory reset your device to make it as a new one.

Step 1: Open Settings -> System -> Advanced and tap Reset.

Step 2: Select Factory Reset or Erase all data and then Reset Phone.



The phone will freeze due to various reasons, but now you have learned how to fix this problem. View all the methods carefully and keep trying until the problem gets solved. Post your other queries in the comment section below and get them answered by the experts.


By  Robert Moore , to Android Issues

Posted on Jul 05, 2019  ( Updated: Oct 15, 2019 )

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