samsung galaxy s22 messages app

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  • In the past 12 hours, Samsung users have found the native Messages app is constantly crashing.
  • The problem appears to stem from a recent update to Google Meet, which somehow affects Samsung Messages.
  • Disabling or uninstalling Meet temporarily fixes the problem. Google has issued a Meet app update which fixes it permanently, so update your app.

Update: May 30, 2024 (12:13 AM ET): Samsung has informed its users through the official forums that Google has issued an update for the Google Meet app. This updated Google Meet app will stop your Samsung Messages app from crashing continuously. You can look for the update for Google Meet in the Google Play Store. Let us know if this fixes the crashing issues for you!

Original article: May 29, 2024 (10:08 AM ET): Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones come with a pre-installed messaging app called Messages. This is different from the Google Messages app that also comes installed on most Galaxy phones (confusing, we know). Although it’s likely the majority of Galaxy phone owners use Google’s app, there are still a lot of folks who prefer Samsung’s. Unfortunately, those folks have been facing a serious problem over the past 12 hours or so.