Samsung Text to Speech Engine is crashing Xodo on my Marshmallow device

There is a rare bug in Samsung phones running Marshmallow which will cause Xodo to crash when opening a file. This bug is within the Samsung's Text To Speech engine and is easy to fix. Please follow the below steps to get Xodo working again! 

Step 1:


Open your device's Settings and then open the Language and input setting located under the System heading. 


Step 2


Open the Text-to-speech options under the Speech heading. 

If your device crashes when trying to access the Text-to-speech options, you will need to clear the data in Samsungs Text-to-speech engine. A tutorial on how to do that is explained at the end of these steps.


Step 3


Change the Preferred TTS engine to Google's Google Text-to-speech Engine. You are now done fixing the bug! Thank you. 

If your device crashes when trying to change your preferred TTS engine, you will need to clear the data in Samsungs Text-to-speech engine. A tutorial on how to do that is at the end of these steps.  


How to Clear Data in Samsung's text-to-speech engine

Step 1


Go to your device's Application Manager, located within Settings under the Applications heading.

Step 2:


Within the Application Manager, navigate to the All tab to list all of your device's applications. Then scroll down to the Samsung text-to-speech engine and tap it to open it. 


Step 3:


Press Clear Data. You are done here so feel free to carry on with where you left off above!












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