If you are experiencing the Terraria crashing in your Android phone then this is usually caused by a software issue. Sometimes a glitch in the game or a corrupted cached data will cause the crash. To fix this you will need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
Terraria is an action adventure sandbox style 2D game that was first released for the Windows platform but has also made its way to the Android platform. There’s a single player and multiplayer mode where you are able to explore, build, craft, fight, survie, and mine. It’s one of the popular premium games available on the Google Play Store with more than a million downloads registered.
Terraria crashes or won’t open in Android phone
One of the common issues that people have been experiencing with the game is when it crashes. This can happen before the game begins or even during game play. There are several factors that can cause this problem which we will be determining. Here’s what you need to do.
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- Restart your Android phone.
- Make sure your phone is running on the latest Android update released by the manufacturer.
- Make sure the game is updated from the Google Play Store.
- Make sure your phone has sufficient internal storage space.
Method 1: Check your internet connection
Does the issue occur when you are trying to play the Multiplayer mode? You might be stuck in searching for a host because your phone does not have any network access. The game will also perform a Google Play license check which will need an internet connection. You can use the Speedtest app which you can download from the Google Play Store to check your connection.
Time needed: 3 minutes.
Check your phone internet connection
- Open the Speedtest app.
You can do this by swiping up from the home screen and tapping on the app icon.
- Tap on Go.
The app will start checking the ping, jitter, upload, and download speed of your current connection.
Method 2: Clear the cache and data of Terraria to fix crashing issue
There is a possibility that corrupted temporary data stored by the app can cause this problem. To check if this is what’s causing the problem you will have to clear the cache and data of the app.
- Tap on Settings.
- Tap on Apps & Notifications.
- Tap on See all apps.
- Tap on Terraria.
- Tap on Storage & Cache.
- Tap on Clear Storage and Clear Cache. Make sure to confirm your action.
Method 3: Reinstall the game
The problem could be caused by a corrupted game installation. If this is the case then uninstalling it from your phone then downloading the latest version from the Google Play Store will fix this.
After performing the steps listed above you will successfully fix the Terraria crashing in Android phone.
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