How to fix freezing and crashing apps on iPhone

How to fix freezing and crashing apps on iPhone

You opened an application on your iPhone and it crashed? We all went through there. Installing apps on iOS is simple. You visit the App Store, find the app you want and download it. A few seconds later, the application is ready to use. Most of the time, apps work wonders, but they can sometimes hang or hang. Even the most popular applications can crash, including Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Viber, iMessage, Skype, etc. Pokemon Go, WhatsApp, cards, etc. Frozen and overwritten applications on the iPhone fall into the category of common problems. There are a few solutions to try and we will list them all so that the apps on your iPhone can work properly again.

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Force an application close

When we list the solutions for different iPhone problems, Bluetooth "No service", we always start with the simplest. In this case, we suggest that you force an application to close. Sometimes that's all you need. Follow the steps below:

  • Press the Home button twice
  • You will get an overview of the apps you have used recently
  • Swipe left or right and find the app that freezes or freezes
  • Swipe up to close it.
  • Return to the home screen and relaunch the application.

Note: If you have tons of apps that aren't properly closed, don't just close the one that behaves badly. Close several applications.

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Soft restart

And after? A software reset sounds good. Thus, you close all processes and applications running in the background. In addition, this will free the memory. The obstructed memory and the too large number of running applications are among the main reasons why the applications hang on iPhone.

  • Press the Home button and the Sleep / wake button simultaneously
  • Hold the buttons until you see the Apple logo.

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Update applications

If we compare iOS and Android, we can notice a lot of differences. However, these operating systems work the same way, especially when it comes to applications. Even the solutions for apps freezing and crashing on Android and the iPhone are similar. You need to make sure your smartphone apps are up to date. If any of the apps are constantly freezing or crashing, check for a new version of that app.

All you need to do is open the App Store, tap Updates, then decide if you want to update all of your apps or just the app that behaves badly.

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Free up storage space

If you don't have enough free storage space, you may run into the problem with apps. That means it's time to do a little cleaning. We are all used to keeping tons of videos, photos or songs on our devices, even if we have everything saved on our computers. Put a little effort to free up the storage space on your iPhone. Delete songs, videos and photos you no longer need. Once the storage issue is resolved, check if the application is working properly.

Software update

You can solve a wide range of problems by updating the software. When the applications are not working properly, we believe that the solution to the problem must lie in the application itself. And it's true most of the time. But, we must not forget that the bug in the software can also cause this problem. Each new version of iOS comes with various improvements in terms of security and performance. It often introduces new features, but above all, it provides bug fixes.

Here's how to update the software:

  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network
  • Access iPhone settings
  • Tap General> Software Update
  • Tap Download and install.

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Reinstall the app

The next step to try is to reinstall the application. First, you need to delete an app from your iPhone. Once you're done, open the App Store, download it, and reinstall it. To delete an application:

  • Go to the home screen
  • Press and hold the icon of the application you want to delete
  • Applications on the home screen will wiggle
  • You will see an X in the corner of each application that can be deleted (you cannot delete the preinstalled applications).
  • Tap X, then tap Delete.

Now open the App Store and download the app again.

Clear all content and settings

Is nothing working? You can restore your iPhone to factory settings. If you plan to do so, be sure to back up your data because, as the option name suggests, all of your settings and data (including all of your applications) will be deleted.

Before showing you the steps, keep in mind that sometimes, even this cannot solve the problem. If the application is incorrectly coded, once your iPhone is strengthened and downloaded, it may again crash. If this happens, delete the app from your iPhone and find it similar.

Here's how to clear all content and settings:

  • Go to settings
  • Press General
  • Then press Reset
  • Tap Clear all content and settings
  • Enter your password
  • Tap Erase iPhone to confirm your action.
  • Set up your iPhone as a new device.

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What to do if popular applications like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Pinterest, etc., freeze and hang?

Most of the time, apps continue to crash on iPhone and Android for the same reason: they are poorly coded. However, that doesn't mean that popular apps used by millions of people around the world still work properly.

We have seen complaints such as My Facebook app keeps crashing on iPhone, or WhatsApp keeps crashing, Pinterest doesn't work, Instagram app blocking and blocking, etc.

The key is to always have the latest version of the application. As soon as a new version is available, be sure to download and install it as it will come with bug fixes and interesting new features.

If you already have the latest version of the application or have just updated and it still does not work, you can follow the other steps listed in this article, such as:

  • Force close an application and relaunch it
  • Perform a software reset on your iPhone
  • Update software
  • Reinstall the app.

What to do if the applications hang after the iOS update?

The problem with applications can sometimes appear after the iOS update. Here are several suggestions on what to do in this situation:

  • First, allow your device time to install after the update. Users often notice certain problems, but they usually go away after several hours or a day.
  • Make sure you have enough free storage space on your iPhone.
  • Update the applications.
  • If possible, downgrade iOS.

If many users experience the same problem after installing the latest version of iOS, the next version will resolve the issues and make bug fixes.

How to prevent apps from freezing?

We are going to share some simple tips on how to prevent apps from crashing.

  • Forcing applications to close If you use too many applications at once or if the applications are not properly closed, you may encounter congestion and crashing problems.
  • Update applications regularly.
  • When you are about to download an app from the App Store, read the reviews of other users. If you find that many people are complaining that the application is freezing, avoid installing it.

These problems / solutions are found and effective on iPhone 4, 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone XNUMX Plus, iPhone SE, and XNUMX Plus.

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