Fix: Facebook App Crashing on iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max

iPhone 14 series is Apple’s latest premium set of smartphones packed with high-end specifications. A lot of iPhone users have already upgraded to the latest iPhone model. But, not all of them are having a pleasant experience. The iPhone 14 models have faced many issues we have already covered in this blog. One of the common problems that the iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max are facing is the Facebook app crashing, which ruins the overall user experience.

Facebook app crashing on Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max

An app can crash anytime, even when you do not observe any problems on your phone. There are many reasons why and when it can happen. It’s annoying and frustrating too, especially when you are in the middle of something interesting, like chatting with your childhood friend, watching an interesting video, etc. Don’t worry! we have several solutions that should help you in fixing the Facebook app crashing problem on your iPhone 14 series phone.

Facebook App Crashing on iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max, How to Fix?

If Facebook crashes multiple times on your iPhone 14, there could be a software bug or temporary system glitches. Most of them can be easily fixed by rebooting the device only. In case it does not work, you need to test more workarounds that we’ve mentioned below.

Fix 1: Force Close the Facebook App

You may have already tried restarting the app multiple times in a hope that it will fix the crashing issue. If It did not work, you should force restart the Facebook app. Doing this tells the phone to remove the app and its processes from the RAM. Don’t worry; all your data is safe.

Steps to close Facebook on iPhone 14:

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  1. Swipe up from the bottom edge and hold in the center to open the App Switcher.
  2. Swipe right to find the Facebook app.
  3. Swipe up Facebook to quit the app.

Once you’ve removed Facebook from App Switcher, wait for 2 minutes and relaunch the app. Check if the problem is fixed.

Fix 2: Reboot Your iPhone

Rebooting the device is still the best and quickest way to remove common software glitches. An app might crash or fail to launch when it’s affected by other running processes. Rebooting the device removes all background processes and refreshes installed applications that can fix the crashing issue.

Open the Settings app on your iPhone, go to General and select the Shut down option. Drag the slider to the right to turn off your device. Wait a minute and press the side button to turn on your device. Once the device is booted successfully, launch the Facebook app and check if it can run without getting crashed.

Fix 3: Check Your Internet Connection

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Facebook requires a stable internet connection to run smoothly. Check if your Wi-Fi network faces frequent rises and dips in internet speed. Also, make sure that you are getting good Wi-Fi coverage. You should reboot the router once and check if Facebook can work without getting crashed on your iPhone.

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Fix 4: Update the App

If many users have reported the crashing problem with Facebook, it should have been informed to the Facebook developers team. The developers may be working on this issue which should be implemented in the next update. You should therefore update the Facebook app. This should not be done when you face an issue; it’s always recommended to have the latest version of all apps for the best experience.

Steps to update Facebook on your iPhone:

  1. Open the App Store on your Apple iPhone.
  2. Type Facebook in the search bar and tap on Facebook from the search result. You’ll be taken to the Facebook app details page.
  3. Tap on the Update button and wait till the installation is complete.

After updating the app, launch it and check if the crashing issue is fixed. In case you do not see the Update button, don’t worry. It simply means that your iPhone is already running the latest version of the Facebook app.

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Fix 5: Reinstall the App

Despite trying all the solutions mentioned above, if the Facebook app still crashes on your iPhone, you may need to uninstall and then reinstall the app. This method works well with the app crashing problem. Hopefully, you’ll also find success.

Here are the steps you need to try:

  1. Uninstall the Facebook app. To uninstall the app, tap and hold on to the app icon until you see several app options. Click Remove App and tap on Delete App.
  2. Open the App Store and type Facebook in the search bar.
  3. Tap on Facebook in the search result.
  4. Click Get.
  5. Tap on Install and verify the download by using Face ID.

Fix 6: Update iOS to the Latest Version

A software bug in your iPhone could lead to an app crash. Apple keeps sending new software updates that, in addition to new features and improvements, also include a fix for known software bugs.

To update your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Software Update. You’ll see an update notification if a new iOS version is available. Before you begin the installation, take a backup of your phone and have at least 30% battery.

Fix 7: Reset Your iPhone

Resetting the phone is not feasible when dealing with app crashing issues. But if you are dependent on Facebook and can’t live without it, this solution is worth giving a try. This method removes all data from your phone. You should therefore take a complete backup before going ahead with this solution:

Here’s how to reset your iPhone:

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Select General.
  3. Tap on the Reset option.
  4. Click Erase all content and settings.
  5. Enter your lock screen password or pin to continue.
  6. Confirm the Resetting process.

This was how you can fix the Facebook app crashing on your iPhone 14, 14 Pro, 14 Plus, or 14 Pro Max. I hope at least one of the methods took the problem away from your phone. If the issue persists, contact Apple Support. Although not recommended, you can switch back to the previous iOS version to fix the problem.

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