To resolve the issue of “Someone has access to your Screen in Default message App” and to set the default messaging app on your Android device, you can follow these detailed steps. Additionally, I will outline other situations that can cause this issue.
Setting the Default Messaging App:
1. Check Default App: Ensure that the messaging app you want to use is set as the default messaging app. Go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > Default apps > SMS app and select the messaging app you want to use as the default
2. Google Messages: If you are using Google Messages, open the app and follow the on-screen instructions to set it as the default messaging app. You can also go to Settings > Apps > Google Messages and select “Set as default” to make it the default messaging app.
3. Samsung Galaxy: For Samsung Galaxy phones, open the messaging app you want to set as the default app. A popup should appear asking you to switch the current app to the default messaging app.
4. Other Situations: The issue can also occur if the messaging app is not functioning properly. In such cases, clearing the app’s cache and data, or uninstalling and reinstalling the app, can help resolve the issue.
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In addition to the steps mentioned earlier, here are some solutions to fix the issue of “Someone has access to your Screen in Default message App” in other situations:
1. Force Close and Reopen Messages: If the messaging app is not working correctly, force close the app and reopen it. To do this, go to Settings > Apps > [Messaging app] > Force Stop. Then, reopen the app and check if the issue is resolved.
2.Update the Messaging App: Using an outdated version of the messaging app can cause issues. Head to the Google Play Store and update the messaging app to the latest version. Open the messaging app once the update completes and check if the issue is resolved.
3. Free Up Storage: Low storage can mess up your device’s messaging functionality. Free up storage by deleting unnecessary files, uninstalling unused apps, or moving files to an external storage device. This can help resolve the issue.
4. Downgrade or Uninstall Messaging App Updates: If the messaging app stopped working after updating the app, the version you installed is most likely unstable, bug-ridden, or incompatible with your device. To fix this, uninstall the updates or downgrade to the previous version of the app
By following these additional steps, you should be able to fix the issue of “Someone has access to your Screen in Default message App” in other situations.
Other Situations Causing the Issue "Someone has access to your Screen":
Multiple Messaging Apps: Having multiple messaging apps installed can lead to conflicts in setting the default app, causing the error message to appear.
App Malfunction: If the messaging app is not working correctly, it may trigger the error message.
By following these steps and considering the potential causes, you should be able to address the issue of “Someone has access to your Screen in Default message App” and set the default messaging app on your Android device.