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Fix Yahoo Android app crashing due to Android WebView issue

Some Android apps have been crashing due to a bug in the Android System WebView by Google, and Google Chrome. As of March 23, 2021, Google has applied a fix and is instructing users to install the latest version of Android System WebView and Google Chrome from the Play store to resolve the issue.

To update from WebView:
  1. Open the Google Play Store app Google Play Store app icon.
  2. Search for 'Android System WebView'.
  3. Tap Update
  4. Search for Google Chrome.
  5. Tap Update.
If the manual update fails, you can try these additional steps:
  1. Access your Settings.
  2. Tap Apps & notifications.
  3. Tap Google Play Store.
  4. Tap Storage & cache.
  5. Tap Clear Data.
Additional assistance and resources can be found on the Android Help pages.