Solution for Conflicting Apps error with Nokia Browser in S40 phones

nokia browserSome users are experiencing issues when they updated the Nokia (Express) Browser on their Asha or other s40 based phones. The problem occurs because the update doesn’t go up successfully. In most cases, some of the files from the older version remain there which causes the updated version to show a ‘Conflicting Applications‘ error which makes it impossible to open and browse using the default Nokia Browser. The issue did reach the Nokia Devs but because a very small number of users are experiencing this, the resolution was withheld except for some very new devices.

Solution to the Conflicting Apps error:

If you’re also experiencing this error, you’d have noticed that even a full factory reset doesn’t solves the problem. So, follow the steps below to get rid of the error. It has worked for many but it still isn’t sure that it will definitely work for you. You can try though:

  1. Firstly backup the important data present on your phone using the Backup Utility (in settings) or backup on your PC using Nokia Suite. If you don’t backup, you will lose all your data such as Text Messages, Contacts, Calendar; etc.
  2. Now you need to reset your phone to factory settings. You need to choose Full Restore. Please note again that this will wipe all your data present in Phone Memory, so do backup before you start. You can first try by skipping this step as it might work out without the need for a factory reset.
  3. Install Opera Mini browser (if Opera Doesn’t work, use UC Browser) on your phone. You can either install it using the Nokia Store utility present on your phone. Or otherwise, install it using Nokia Suite on your PC.
  4. Open Opera Mini on your phone and browse to following link: http://download.browser.ovi.com/
  5. You’ll be able to re-download Nokia Browser from that page and your problem will be solved once it installs properly.
  6. That’s all. Enjoy super-fast browsing on your Nokia phone again.

Does this work for you, or are you still facing issues? Please do reply below as your feedback is necessary to find a permanent solution 😉

Phones Supported by Nokia Browser: 110 (1100), 111 (1110), 112 (1120), 113 (1130), 200 (2000), 201 (2010), 202 (2020), 203 (2030), 2700, 2730, 3710, 5130, 5330, 6303, 6600, 6700, 7230, Asha 300 (3000), Asha 302 (3020), Asha 303 (3030), Asha 305 (3050), Asha 306 (3060), Asha 308 (3080), Asha 309 (3090), Asha 310 (3010),  Asha 311 (3110), c2-01, c2-02, c2-03, c2-05, c2-06, c2-07, c2-08, c3-00, c3-01, x2-00, x2-01, x2-02, x2-05, x3-00, x3-02

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534 Responses to Solution for Conflicting Apps error with Nokia Browser in S40 phones

  1. neal singh June 13, 2016 at 10:25 am #

    i have nokia x2-01 i tried to download application or any thing ii show
    “serviece is not avilable” so what should i do plz hlp me…

  2. Princess July 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm #

    If nokia browser is discontinued, wad can we use? Pls its frustrating

    • Narender Singh July 12, 2016 at 10:42 pm #

      You should make use of Opera Mini or UC Browser.

  3. Qaynaat July 25, 2016 at 4:40 pm #

    I am unable to use hike watsapp nd facebook messenger on my nokia asha 503. Watsapp doesnt accepts the numbr or says that unrecognized entity.hike has certificate expire problem.now fb messenger got downloaded but doesnot work.when i try to login it says “error in network connection.please”. Thats it.. How can i fix it.i dont have PC.

  4. waqar August 13, 2016 at 10:30 am #

    i uninstalled whats app from my nokia 301, since then i’m unable to downoload whatsapp or anything from my browser. My app store is also not working. Tried with factory restore and software renewal from a shop but problem is still there, Can anyone plz help me out?

    Error: “service not available”

    • Narender Singh August 13, 2016 at 3:40 pm #

      It seems that your data network settings might be incorrect. Can you set up your APN settings (for Web) and then try again?

  5. patric October 5, 2016 at 3:31 pm #

    i can’t download or install whats app in my nokia asha 303, when i try it tell me that service not available! can any one help me please

    • Narender Singh October 5, 2016 at 11:11 pm #

      Please check your Access Point and Web settings. Make sure that they are correct.

  6. NWUKE STEPHEN NWALOZIE. November 20, 2016 at 7:17 pm #

    My Nokia Asha 205 device was asking me to update my Nokia express browser to opera mini later the soft ware went off and I’m looking for solution to resinstore the application.

  7. Shaquib November 25, 2016 at 2:10 pm #

    Bro my phone is nokia c1 01 i am unable to run any app like fb app,uc browser, opera min
    please help

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