Workarounds for app-related issues on BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

This article will help you with workarounds for the following app-related issues on BlueStacks:


Workarounds for app-related issues on BlueStacks 

1) Issues with downloading applications

If an app downloads gets stuck or fails due to some errors, or you get a "the device is incompatible" error message from Play Store, here are a few ways to resolve them:


2) App crash, black screen, distorted graphics

To eliminate such problems, you may try the following:


3) App has stopped working but it was working earlier

Here's what you should do:

  • Update the app: Open Google Play from the home screen of BlueStacks. Tap on the Menu and then click on "My apps & games". Apps with available updates are labeled "Update". Tap on the Update button to update the app.
  • Force stop the app: Open the "System apps" folder from the home screen of BlueStacks. Navigate to Settings > Apps. Locate the app from the "All apps" list and click on it. Then, click on the "Force Stop" button. Restart BlueStacks and launch the app again.
  • Clear the app cache: Open the "System apps" folder from the home screen of BlueStacks. Navigate to Settings > Apps. Locate the app from the "All apps" list and click on it. Then, click on "Storage" > "Clear Cache" buttonRestart BlueStacks and launch the app again.
  • Reinstall the app: After performing the steps above, if the issue still persists, please try re-installing the app by first uninstalling it and then, installing it again.


4) Apps are sluggish, slow and laggy

Doing the following will give you a smoother experience:


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