Fix: iOS 16 Facebook Not Working, Crashing or Not Loading (iOS 16.6)

Apple has recently updated the operating system to iOS 16. Those with iPhone XR or later can update their operating system to iOS 16. Almost everyone has updated their device to this. After updating to iOS 16, they can use multiple new features.

However, some users are facing some issues after updating to iOS 16. The users have reported that they face Facebook not working, crashing, and not loading issues. If you are also facing this, and searching for fixes, then don’t worry. This guide is for you.

In this guide, we have shared different methods by which you can solve this issue and use Facebook without any problems on your iPhone. Make sure you follow all the steps given below to fix the problem. 


How to Fix the Facebook App Not Working Issue on iOS 16 

Method 1: Force stop the application

Sometimes, to solve simple software issues, force closing the app can help very much. Whenever Facebook crashes or does not work, then you can force-stop it. You can do so by pressing the home button twice and then swiping up the app’s preview to close it. Once the app is removed from the memory, reload it and check whether Facebook starts working or not. 

Method 2: Check your Internet Connection 

Many problems are caused due to pure internet connection. So, check whether you have a good internet connection or not. You can try the Airplane mode trick. 

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Go to Airplane Mode.
  3. Turn the Airplane mode on.
  4. Restart your iPhone.
  5. Again go to settings. And turn off the Airplane Mode.
  6. Then, let your device connect to the network again. Now check whether your Facebook has started working or not.

Method 3: Restart your iPhone

The best way by which you can solve any small technical issue is by restarting your iPhone. So, the next way you can solve your Facebook not working or crashing issue is by restarting the device. 

Method 4: Update the Facebook

Check whether your Facebook is updated if the issue has not been solved. Sometimes some issues are faced by everyone, so the developers fix them. When they fix them, they push updates so that the issue can be solved for everyone. So, we suggest you check for the available updates for Facebook to resolve this issue. To update your Facebook, follow the steps given below. 

  1. Open the App Store on your iPhone.
  2. Search for Facebook.
  3. Then, click on it.
  4. If an update is available, then the update option is available on the app page. Click on it and update Facebook.

Method 5: Re-install the Facebook

Even after updating Facebook, it doesn’t work. Then try re-installing Facebook on your iPhone. This is the next way you can solve the issues of Facebook not working or cashing. It sometimes happens that after following all the methods, the problem is not fixed. To re-install Facebook, follow the steps given below.

  1. Open the App Store on your iPhone.
  2. Search for Facebook. 
  3. Then, click on it.
  4. Now, click on uninstall button on the app page.
  5. Restart your iPhone. 
  6. Again open App Store.
  7. Now again, search for Facebook. 
  8. After that, click on it and then click on the Install button on the app page.
  9. After installing Facebook, log into it and check whether your issue is solved. 

Method 6: Reset Phone Settings

Even by following all the steps mentioned above, if Facebook is not working or still crashing, we suggest you reset all the settings of your iPhone. But before you do that, make sure that you have tried every method, and still, Facebook is not working or crashing. Then only try resetting all the phone settings.

Method 7: Factory Reset your device 

If after resetting all the phone settings then try doing a Factory reset. By doing a factory reset, every data on your device will be cleared. So, before doing a factory reset, you must create a  backup of everything that is necessary. 


This was all for this article. We hope that by using these methods, you were able to use Facebook without any problem. If you have solved this by using any other method, do share it with us in the comment section.

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