Twitter is currently one of the most popular and widely-used social network apps on both Android and iOS platforms. Since it’s a trusty app, many users have installed the Twitter app on their respective devices. But, Twitter app is not totally free of flaws. In fact, it’s an online app, so there are still random issues from network errors or server downtimes. However, such problems are rectifiable by some workarounds. If you bump into a problem with the Twitter app installed on your new iPhone XS/XS Max when it’s not loading properly or keeps crashing, this post will show you helpful workarounds you should try on to fix Twitter app problems.
How to fix Twitter app that keeps crashing on iPhone XS/XS Max
Before getting started, you should make sure that your iPhone is connected to a stable Wi-Fi. If the Internet is fine but Twitter is not, you should then try the following solutions. Don’t forget to test the Twitter app after applying each method to know if the problem is fixed or not.
Solution 1: Quit the Twitter app then restart your iPhone XS/XS Max
If this is the first time your Twitter is acting up, there is a chance it’s just a random glitch. To solve this problem, simply quit the app and then restart it. To get rid of the corrupted cache from triggers, you should also restart your iPhone. Here is what you should do first:
- Swipe your finger up from the bottom of the screen and then pause it.
- When you see the Multitasking screen, swipe right or left to navigate through apps preview.
- Swipe up on Twitter app to close it individually.
Follow the same steps to close the rest of your background apps. After clearing all of them, you should then clear all junk files from your iPhone internal storage by performing a reboot. To reset your iPhone XS/XS Max, simply follow these steps:
- Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds.
- When the Slide to Power Off appears on the screen, just release the button.
- Drag the slider to the right.
- After a minute, press the Power button again until your iPhone reboots.
Relaunch Twitter app after your phone boots up and check if the problem is gone. If not, then move to the next solutions.
Solution 2: Update Twitter and other apps on your iPhone XS/XS Max
If you have disabled the auto-update feature of Twitter app, then there is a chance that you missed some important updates for that app and it could be the main reason why your Twitter app stops working. In this case, you should manually check for and install pending updates for Twitter app as well as other apps on your iPhone. To do so:
- Open App Store from your Home screen.
- Scroll down and tap on Updates You will see a list of apps with pending updates showing up.
- Find Twitter app and tap on Update button next to it.
- If there are multiple app updates available, tap on the Update All button on the upper-right side.
Your phone needs to be connected to a Wi-Fi- hotspot so that updating apps can be completed. Once all app updates are installed, simply reboot your iPhone to apply these changes as well as reset system. After that, relaunch the Twitter app and check if it’s already working properly.
Solution 3: Delete Twitter app then reinstall it
If the Twitter app still keeps crashing or is not working properly after applying the previous method, then you should uninstall the app and reinstall it. It’s an ideal solution if the app has been corrupted and no longer functional. To proceed, you first have to delete the problematic app from your iPhone XS/XS Max, and then download and reinstall the latest Twitter version from the App Store. Here’s how to do this:
- Tap and hold on the Twitter app icon until it starts jiggling.
- Tap the X on the app icon.
- Read the warning prompt, and tap on Delete to confirm the deletion.
- Reboot your iPhone XS/XS Max after deleting Twitter app.
- Open the App Store and search for Twitter app from the search results.
- Tap on the Cloud icon or Get button to reinstall the app on your iPhone.
Wait until the installation is completed, launch the Twitter app and check if it’s already possible to load the content.
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Solution 4: Reset all settings on your iPhone XS/XS Max
If none of the above solutions offers positive results, then the last resort is resetting all settings on your iPhone. Doing so will clear out incorrect settings and conflicts caused by customized settings on your iPhone. Unlike a factory reset, any data saved in the internal storage won’t be affected. Should you wish to give this method a try, just follow these steps below:
- Open Settings app from your Home screen
- Tap on General > Reset.
- Select Reset all settings option
- When you are prompted, enter your passcode.
- Tap on the popup again to confirm all settings reset.
Your phone will start deleting all customized settings and restore the default values. Once the reset, your iPhone should reboot itself. You should then start enabling necessary features like Wi-Fi. Next, try loading Twitter app again and you no longer see any problems about the app.