Fix unfortunately launcher has stopped in custom ROMs

How to fix unfortunately launcher has stopped in custom ROMs.


How to fix unfortunately launcher has stopped: Android smart phones have got unlimited customization options. But if you are using smart phones from Samsung, Htc etc. their UI is different from stock android and you will get unwanted apps from manufacturers. To get rid of these apps and unlock all your smart phone features most of the time users root their android smart phones. For this there are many custom ROMs available from different designers. But while trying different launchers one can face this common error unfortunately launcher has stopped. Below I have given some common solutions.

These are the mail which I got from my readers:

After installing custom ROM in my phone usually getting this message unfortunately trebuchet has stopped error.

Using CyanogenMod in my Sony Xperia Z1 many times phone freezes and home screen goes blank.

Getting this annoying message unfortunately launcher has stopped working. Please tell me how to fix it.

So if you are one of these facing custom ROM error unfortunately launcher has stopped working or unfortunately trebuchet has stopped error then below I have given some of the best methods that you can apply to fix this error code. Just go through each of the fixes below and try them:

How to fix unfortunately launcher has stopped error in custom ROMs:

Method 1: Clearing Trebuchet launcher cache files could help you to resolve this issue. To clear cache files and data

Alternatively you can use any cache cleaner like

to clear cache files.

Method 2: this method involves changing Trebuchet settings.

Although this method looks quiet typical but still helpful to many people. You must try this method to fix custom ROMs issue in your android smart phones and tablets.

Method 3: to resolve unfortunately launcher has stopped:

If above two methods doesnt work then you can try for another launcher for your smart phone.

You can try launchers like Apex or Nova. Once installed set these launchers as default launchers. Also either delete or rename Trebuchet so that it doesnt conflict with other installed launchers.

NOTE: trebuchet error is more common in CyanogenMod ROMs. Specially in versions 7 and 9. So instead if you are using these versions just upgrade it to latest versions available.

Hopefully this post will help you to resolve launcher issues specially Trebuchet in custom ROMs. But if you still face any problem or issues feel free to ask in comment box below.

rahul vaishnav

gionee f103 care free launcher has stoped error need help this issue

Shreya Shriram Karandikar


I am Shreya Karandikar. I am getting same error message. But I am not able to follow any of the methods. after clicking on send report I am not able to see anything . Only black screen is appearing.

May I please request you to help me out.

me ou


*succesfull method*

flash custom rom do not flash userdata..after that, flash user data on itself


My phone keeps saying launcher3 stopped and I have to switch it off before using it. Please help me out

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