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UPDATE 2/11/2017: It appears the issue with the January 2017 update of the Google App causing crash issues with some Samsung devices has been fixed. There are many reasons you may get an “Unfortunately, System UI has stopped” error. If you are searching for fixes for the same error message at a later date and find this post, try going back to the search engine you are using to see if you can find more recent posts about this error that may have a different cause.
THIS POST WILL SHOW HOW TO FIX YOUR PHONE BUT MAY CHANGE GOOGLE SERVICES AS THEY FUNCTION. SEE ‘DECISION TIME‘ NOTE BELOW.
I will show the fixes below for my 2 devices. You see on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite SM-T110 I had to fix the “Unfortunately, System UI has stopped” error one way, and for my Samsung Galaxy S4 to fix the “unfortunately the process com.android.systemui has stopped.” I had to find another way.
The error had plagued me on my Galaxy S4 for a week or two before I took action. I was going to “do it later,” you know how it is. Then I grabbed my Galaxy Tab Lite to show my wife a website I was working on and when I did a long tap (hold) on the Home button I got that error message – they are slightly different but both say that the System UI has stopped, whatever exactly that is. Continue reading “Fix “Unfortunately, System UI has stopped” Error”