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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ares05, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. ares05

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    Hi all,

    I'm in a big fix! My Galaxy S2 was working perfectly fine until a few hours ago. When I opened the FB app it force closed and assuming it was an error I opened it again but it kept force closing. I then opened the Gmail app and to my surprise that too kept force closing on repeated attempts.

    I then restarted the phone and too my surprise all my app including Google Play Store, Gmail etc (except for the Samsung apps) were shown in grey and on clicking a toast message pops up saying the application is not installed!!

    I don't have the slightest clue what happened! Has anyone faced this problem before? Any ideas on how I could fix this? Kindly help!

    Thanks!
     

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  2. breadnatty08

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    First, welcome to the forums!
    Have you just upgraded to ICS? I know it's been causing problems with Facebook.
    Second, if you're willing to, a factory reset may be in order. I'm assuming you're not rooted. Let us know.
     
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    Thank you for the quick response.

    Yes the phone is very much stock, haven't rooted it. And yes I recently updated to the infamous ICS 4.0.3. Been facing a whole bunch of problems after that but this just tops everything!

    Is factory reset the only way forward? Would really like to keep that as a last resort.

    Thanks!
     

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