Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus “Unfortunately, clipboardUIservice has stopped” Error (Solution)

To be honest, there have been many times where we have explained the problems that you are having on the Samsung Galaxy but people still complain about having more problems and issues on the device. We want to explain to how about the error of “Unfortunately, clipboard UI service has stopped” that bothers a lot of Galaxy S8 users.

You may be experiencing these issues when you try to type a text or click and hold the screen using your finger to bring the option of Paste and Clipboard cup. When you try to use Clipboard, it just fails when it is selected and shows an error message.

Simultaneously, there are other users that do not notice the message but still are having issues. They cannot paste a text for the clipboard into something else. This includes messenger, text messaging, and other app. You may be curious on what you can do to fix this. Take a look at the steps below on how you can solve your problems.


Fixing the error of “Unfortunately, clipboard UI service has stopped” on the Galaxy S8:

The problems you are having are very small and minor. All you need to do is clear the data and cache on the clipboard using these steps.

  1. Click on the apps icon starting at the home screen.
  2. Navigate to the Settings and then click on it.
  3. Click the Applications and then click Apps icon.
  4. Swipe to the All tab.
  5. Locate and click the clipboard UI service;
  6. First, click on the button for Force Close.
  7. Then click on Storage.
  8. Then click on Clear cache and Clear data, delete.
  9. You should also try to clear the cache partition:
  10. Make sure the smartphone is turned off.
  11. You need to click and hold the Volume Up and Home button, then click and hold the Power button.
  12. When you see the screen of your Samsung Galaxy S8, let go of the Power button but still hold the Volume Up and Home button.
  13. Let go of the buttons when you see the logo for Android.
  14. Navigate through option using your Volume Up button until you have highlighted the Wipe Cache Partition.
  15. Select the Power button by clicking on it.
  16. Click on Yes with the Volume Down button.
  17. Patiently wait to the wipe cache partition is done and highlight the “Reboot System now” and click on the Power button.
  18. If these steps do not work. You need to do a hard reset of the device using the guide on how to Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy S8 and make sure you have backed up the music, videos, photo, files, and other things that you like to keep.


If you have any other methods to use, let us know in the comments.



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