GTA San Andreas Crashing In Android Quick Fix

There are several factors that can cause the GTA San Andreas crashing in Android issue. The usual suspect is a software glitch which can be fixed by performing a few troubleshooting steps. There’s also the possibility that your device might not be supported which is why you need to verify this.

Grand Theft Auto San Andreas is an open world game where players can freely explore and interact with their environment. This was first released for the Windows platform in 2004 and has also made its way to the Android platform since 2013. Today, it’s consistently one of the top paid apps to be downloaded over at the Google Play Store.

Fixing the crashing issue of GTA San Andreas on Android

One of the common issues that you might experience with this game is when it crashes on your Android phone. This type of problem is usually software related however it can also be caused by your phone’s hardware limitation. You should make sure your device meets the recommended system requirements. The good news is that if your phone doesn’t meet the requirements then you won’t be able to download it from the Google Play Store.


  • Restart your phone first then check if the problem still occurs.
  • Make sure your phone is running on the latest software update
  • Make sure you have the latest version of the game installed.

Method 1: Clear the cache and data of the GTA San Andreas game

There are cases when corrupted temporary data stored by the app can cause this issue. To check if this is what’s causing the problem you will have to clear the cache and data of the app.

Time needed: 3 minutes.

Clearing the cache and data of the game

  1. Tap on Settings.

    You can do this by swiping up from the Home screen then tapping on the Settings icon.GTA San Andreas Crashing In Android

  2. Tap on Apps & Notifications.

    This is where you can manage your app settings.Fixing the crashing issue of GTA San Andreas on Android

  3. Tap on See all apps.

    This will list all of the apps installed in your phone.crashing issue of GTA San Andreas on Android

  4. Tap on GTA: SA.

    This will open the app permission notification and storage info.tap GTA SA

  5. Tap on Storage & Cache.

    This will open the app storage, permissions, and notifications settings.tap on storage and cache

  6. Tap on Clear Storage and Clear Cache then make sure to confirm your action.

    This will remove the temporary data stored by the app.tap clear cache clear storage

After performing these steps the game will be reset to its original state.

Method 2: Free up space on your phone

The game will usually take up around 2.6 GB of internal storage space. If your phone is already reaching its storage capacity then you will need to free up some space by deleting data or uninstalling apps that you don’t use. This has been known to fix this type of problem.

Method 3: Reinstall the GTA San Andreas to fix game crashing

There’s always the possibility that the problem is caused by a corrupted game installation. If this is what’s causing the problem then you should just simply uninstall the game then download and install a fresh version from the Google Play Store.

After performing the steps listed above you will successfully fix the GTA San Andreas crashing in Android issue.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone. Contact me at Email

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