VidMate not working on your Android device? Here’s how to fix it.
A good number of VidMate users have complained of a particular kind of error, whereby the streaming/download app simply fails to work. This error typically pops out when there’s a glitch or malfunction on the app or on the host device. And this is particularly notorious on Android smartphones.
To fix this error, herein are some solutions you can try.
How to Fix VidMate Not Working Error on Android
The cause of this typically ranges from unstable internet connection to in-app glitch to device storage issues. When it occurs, the overall function of the app is disrupted, as you’d neither be able to stream nor download videos.
So, to the get app back up and running, try the solutions below:
Solution 1: Troubleshoot Internet Connection
VidMate requires stable internet connection to function properly. And in the event of any connection issue, you may encounter the “Not working” error.
So, try and troubleshoot your router/Wi-Fi or mobile internet network, and see if the app now works fine.
If the error persists, you can try the next fix.
Solution 2: Force Stop & Clear cache
The cause of this error could be a corrupt/damaged cache file. So, you can try this procedure to fix it.
To do this:
- navigate to the “Settings” app;
- tap on “Apps” > “VidMate”;
- tap on “Force stop”;
- proceed and select “Storage”;
- tap on “Clear cache”;
- then, “Clear data” and then close window.
If the error persists after clearing the app’s cache, try the next solution.
Solution 3: Update or Reinstall
In some cases, you could be running an outdated version of the app, in which case, you’re bound to come across errors such as this. Therefore, check to ensure that you’re not running an old version of the app, or better still, simply update the app to the latest version. You can easily do this in-app.
If the error persists, you may have to remove the app completely and reinstall it.
Solution 4: Free Up Storage
Android storage space is known to clog up overtime, leading to various forms of errors. So, if your phone’s storage is somewhat clustered, try and clean it up, by removing nonessential apps and files.
Ultimately, you may have to run a “factory reset”, if the storage issue is serious.
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