Many people are perplexed when they see com.osp.app.signin in their Google activity or elsewhere and wonder what this app is and why it is running on its own.
These kinds of package files have resulted in a lot of confusion, and that is the reason for this post.
This article will teach you everything you need to know, including how to resolve the “Unfortunately, com.osp.app.signin has stopped” prompt.
What is the meaning of com.osp.app.signin?
Is it malware or bloatware or bug?
com.osp.app.signin is an Android package that is responsible for running the sign-in task on the Samsung member account.
It stays in the background and helps the android OS to initiate the sign-in task for Samsung members.
Users mostly consider it to be a bloatware because it stays and runs in the background.
However. The com.osp.app.signin is neither a malware, nor a bloatware, and does not affect the battery life.
It is just a helping package for the Samsung member app on the Samsung mobile; it is quite secured and highly needed.
In a nutshell, com.osp.app.signin is an app package to help users to sign in to Samsung member account.
A Samsung Account is a subscription service that enables users to access multiple Samsung services on devices such as smartphones, tablets, and televisions.
Unfortunately com.osp.app.sign in has stopped Working
On older Android versions, the pop-up message “Unfortunately com.osp.app.sign in has stopped” prompt after booting up on your tablet or mobile is a common issue.
It shows two options: Force close and Report, but most of the time none of them works.
For a short period, restarting the Wi-Fi connection may resolve the prompt issue, but it’s better to force stop the program and delete the cache.
Follow the instructions below:
1.Navigate to the Device Settings section.
2.Click on Apps.
3.The ellipsis icon should be selected (3 vertical dots at the top right section).
4.From the drop-down menu, select Show SystemApps.
5.Then, click on Samsung account followed by Force Stop.
6.Select Clear cache from the storage option.
Is it possible to uninstall com.osp.app.signin?
If your device is rooted, you can technically delete nearly all system apps.
However, because com.osp.app.signin is part of the Samsung account app, removing it will render the app unusable and may cause it to malfunction.
We recommend leaving it alone and not being concerned about its background activities, as it has no effect on anything.
How to Stop com.osp.app.signin From Working | Freeze com.osp.app.signin [Root Access Required]
If you still don’t want this program to run in the background, instead of removing it, you can freeze it to make it inactive.
To freeze a system app, you’ll need root access; if your device is already rooted, just follow the steps below; if you don’t have root access, scroll down to the next section to learn how to root your device.
If you have Superuser installed, then go ahead and complete the process by clicking on“Grant”).
How To Root Your Phone
How To Root A Device With PC
1.To start go to Device Settings > System > About phone.
2.To activate “Developer Options,” keep tapping the “Build number.”
3.Then return to the previous menu, select “Developer Options.”
4.Enable “USB debugging” and “OEM unlocking”.
5. On your Windows PC, download and install KingoRoot.
6.Use a USB cord to connect your Android handset to your computer.
7. Launch the downloaded KingoRoot app, and click on the root button.
After the operation is complete, disconnect your device and follow the instructions in the section on how to freeze com.osp.app.signin, on
How To Root A Device Without A PC
Account App Vulnerability in Samsung
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the Samsung Account and Samsung GALAXY Apps by security experts Ryan Welton and Jake Van Dyke a few years ago.
Samsung Account (com.osp.app.signin) was assigned the vulnerability CVE-2015-0864, and the company was quickly notified and the security weakness was corrected.
The patched com.osp.app.signin versions are listed below.
Samsung Account; Version 1.6.0069 or later, Version 2.1.0069 or later.