Fix “This App Will Now Restart To Free Up More Memory” Error on LG TV

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Have you seen the “This app will restart to free up more memory” error on your LG TV while trying to install a new app or just watch something? 

In this guide, we’ll explain why- you’re seeing this error message and how to resolve it. 

Why does the “This App Will Now Restart To Free Up More Memory” Error Appear?

The error message “This app will now restart to free up more memory” can be the result of overloading the RAM or cache system on your LG TV. The app that you are trying to run or play requires more memory, that is why it is restarting so that some memory can be freed up. 

The main equation for this error is- that when the WebOS detects that the RAM or cache is running low, it starts trying to clear or free up the cache or RAM of your TV to prevent any performance load or problem.

Fix This App Will Now Restart To Free Up More Memory

How to Fix “This App Will Now Restart To Free Up More Memory” Error?

To fix the “This App Will Now Restart To Free Up More Memory” error, you will need to free up and optimize the TV memory. This can be generally done by installing the pending update for your TV’s software, restarting the TV, clearing the web browser data, disabling the Quick Start + feature, deleting some unused apps, updating or reinstalling the problematic app, and using the LG Memory Optimizer feature.

Power Cycle or Restart Your TV

The simplest solution to resolve the “This App Will Now Restart To Free Up More Memory” is to close the app and power cycle your TV.

  1. Press the power button on your remote and turn off your TV.
  2. Unplug the power cable from the main power source and wait for a few minutes.
  3. After 2 to 5 minutes, plug the power cable and turn on the power switch.
  4. Press the power button on your remote and turn on the TV.
  5. Try running the problematic app to see if the issue is resolved.

Check Update for Your TV’s Software

  1. Press the Settings button on the TV’s remote.
  2. Go to All Settings.
  3. Next, select the Support option and then Software Update.
  4. Now, select Check for Updates.

Clear Web Browser Data

  1. Access the apps and select the Web browser app.
  2. Next, go to the browser menu by selecting the Three Virticle Dots.
  3. Now, select Settings from the options and then scroll down.
  4. Select Clear all Browsing data and confirm your choice by selecting Yes.

Disable Quick Start + Feature

The Quick Start + feature helps your TV startup faster when you turn on your TV. This feature takes some memory and disabling this feature will free up some memory and help resolve the error message “This App Will Now Restart To Free Up More Memory”.

Go to Settings > All Settings > General > Devices > TV Management> Quick Stsrt +.

After disabling this feature, turn off and on your TV.

Delete Unused Applications

Every application you install on your TV takes up some memory space. This can cause problems. So it is good practice to delete unused apps so that there is always space for other applications to run smoothly.

Reinstall the Problematic App

Uninstall/delete the problematic app- you are getting the error message when you run that application.

This will also install the updated/recent version of the app which may help resolve the problem.

Clear your TV Memory by Using the Memory Optimizer Feature

  1. On your TV remote, press the Settings button.
  2. Next, select OLED Care.
  3. Select Device Self-Care.
  4. Then, select Memory Optimizer.
  5. Select Start.

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