Essential PH1 Keeps Hanging

Essential PH1 Keeps Hanging
Essential PH1 Keeps Hanging

The Essential PH1 is one of the fastest smartphones of 2016, but sometimes they freeze while using it. There’s numerous reasons why the Essential PH1 keeps on hanging, and the worst is when it crashes completely. We’ll give you some tips on how to get rid of the hanging issue but before we do that, updating the latest Essential PH1 software is a requirement. If you’re using an app and it still keep on crashing, try to do the guide below to solve the hanging and crashing issue.

Delete Bad Apps to Fix Crashing Problem


If you’ve recently installed a third-party app, this may be causing the Essential PH1 to crash. Check reviews in the app store to see if other users are experiencing similar issues. Also check that you have the most up to date version. Sometimes the developer learns of a problem and updates a fix. Try removing the app to see if the crashes stop.

Lack of Memory


Every computer needs to have a space memory for it to work smoothly so try checking out your device memory on the Settings and if it lack on memory storage, delete or uninstall the applications you don’t frequently use.

Perform a Factory Reset


After you try doing the process written on the Essential PH1 issue and yet, it can’t still be distinguished then you might need a factory reset. Be sure to backup your data first, as everything will be erased. Follow how to factory reset the Essential PH1 with this guide.

Memory Problem


Smartphones benefit from an occasional reboot to clear the RAM. If your Essential PH1 hasn’t been powered down in a few days, it’s possible that cluttered RAM could cause crashing problems. If a restart doesn’t fix your problem, try this:


  1. Go to Settings > Apps
  2. Tap Manage Applications
  3. Find the app that freezes most frequently or seems to cause a crash
  4. Tap “Clear Data” and “Clear Cache”