Samsung galaxy weather widget not updating

If you can get back to me, I’d really appreciate it.Thanks This issue is common among Samsung Galaxy S6 to S7 Edge owners.Including the July security patch from a couple of days ago. I don't have any special applications running that should customize my battery behaviour (like Greenify). Make sure you're not using Greenify or some other app to hibernate your apps. The time in between was rather important, because if I did it immediately there was no problem.If you hibernate those apps then they won't be able to update because they are not running in the background Clear the cache and the data for the widget apps in the settings and also for the launcher you're using. But after a time the widget would probably crash or something (not visible though), and other widgets stopped too.My hunch about Samsung’s Touchwiz interface proved to be true when I decided instead of restarting the phone to instead restart the Touchwiz application.After running a force stop on Touchwiz, my widget once again started responding to input AND updating. After killing Touch Wiz and then the system firing it back off, the widgets started to work again. After finding that the issue above keeps happening with all weather widgets I placed on home screen, I tried three of the big launcher replacements (Go Launcher, Nova Launcher, and Apex).

I tried the Android N beta some time ago (I can't remember if the widgets updated then though). But I'm guessing the Android N beta has nothing to do with my problem? Are there some settings that I could have executed that froze my widgets?

I am not sure as of yet whether or not this is something an update from ATT/Samsung will fix, or if the app writers need to update code for the SGS4. NONE of the 3rd party launchers have this issue and widgets update perfectly.

IMHO, this should be addressed by Samsung and carriers ASAP.

There are plenty of fantastic apps available and ready for download like games, weather apps, health related apps, email apps, etc.. Since this issue occurs right after the update, then we are confident that some files are corrupted during the process.

But, the most frustrating scenario is when you try to launch it and it just won’t or an error message appear on screen. The first thing that you can do it is to boot your device in Safe mode, it could be a third party causing the issue.

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