This fix at the very least works on the MIUI ROM. It may work on all ROMs, if someone starts getting this error, try this fix and report back . Also reported to work on CM6
Wipe data for Contacts Storage and Google Services Framework.
Really easy, this will fix either android.process.acore force closing or google.services.framework force closing.
WARNING!: This will wipe contacts. It seems acore fc's when there are corrupted contacts. Usually by restoring contacts on an incompatible ROM....
And will temporarily wipe market list. So backup your contacts!
Step by step:
0. Make sure Sync is off, leave it off for some time!
1. Go into settings
2. Select Applications
3. Select Manage Applications
4. (If you are on 2.2) Select the All tab
5. Scroll down until you find Contacts Storage (select it).
6. Wipe data+clear cache(If available)
7. Hit back
8. Scroll down until you find Google Services Framework (select it)
9. Wipe data+clear cache (if available)
10. Reboot and enjoy
11. (optional) Enable Sync again
Enable sync again when your convinced that the error has gone.
If this works for you, can you reply stating what ROM your on? (Eg, Stock 2.2, Cyanogenmod 5.08, MIUI 0.9.24, etc)
Or if it doesn't work for you, do the same thing?
If you don't want to wipe all contacts:
So far most users are able to fix the error using the above steps, except Droid Incredible's seemingly...
Thanks to this user here Bear55 for a more detailed explanation:
Because of you my phone now works. I even registered just to say thank you!!! I'd been using 3'rd party apps to fulfill the built-in contact-app's requirements. Nothing ever did the job right. Phonebook 2.0 was the best of the best and it's a hideous and chunky space eating app.
Thank you so much again, I endured 3 months of the FC and it was fixed in 5 mins thanks to you!!! I'm SO grateful!