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How to fix Twitter app that is not working stable or keeps crashing on your iPhone 8 Plus (easy steps)

There are times when any of your apps perform a bit sluggish, prompts you with errors, or suddenly closes by itself. Any of these symptoms usually occurred among other random glitches transpiring on an application. If they only occur seldom then you can consider it normal but not if these symptoms occur more often. Frequent errors, lags, and apps crashes already denote a problem that needs to be resolved so as to get the app back up and running smoothly again.

Addressed in this post is a pertinent issue transpiring on the iPhone 8 Plus Twitter application. If ever you will get to encounter any of these apps symptoms like unstable performance or constant crashes, lags, and errors prompts while using Twitter on your new iPhone, then you may refer to these subsequent solutions.

Before we move any further, if you are looking for a solution to a different problem, them drop by our iPhone 8 Plus troubleshooting page for we have already addressed some of the most common problems with this device. Odds are that there are already existing solutions to your problem. Try to find issues that are similar with yours and use the solutions we suggested. If they don’t work or if you need more help, fill up our iPhone issues questionnaire and we’ll help you with you problem.

First solution: Quit and restart Twitter app.

Apps can become a bit rogue especially when new changes are applied. Other causing factors are minor glitches and random errors either on the Twitter server or app itself. Minor issues like these are often remedied by quitting and restarting the app. It’s the same thing done when a computer program glitches. Doing so can help clear the app from minor errors and gives it a fresh start. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Swipe up from the bottom to the middle of your screen and hold until the App Switcher opens.
  2. Swipe left or right to locate the Twitter app from the list.
  3. Firmly touch and hold the app, then tap the Minus (-) icon. Doing so triggers the app to quit or close.
  4. Alternatively, you can swipe up to close the app as soon as the Minus icon appears.

If you see multiple apps running in the background, then end them as well. Some background apps may tend to inflict similar troubles to your other apps especially when they crash or get corrupted. To rule this out, force close background apps on your device.

Second solution: Reboot your iPhone 8 Plus.

There are times when restarting the faulty app won’t be good enough to fix the glitch and so the problem persists. In this case, a device restart or soft reset would be necessary. This will clear your phone system’s internal memory and likewise wipes any minor glitches that might have caused Twitter app to become unstable. If you haven’t restarted your iPhone yet, then do so with these steps:

  1. Press the Side/Power button for a few seconds until the Slide to Power Off prompt appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn your iPhone off completely.
  3. After 30 seconds, press and hold the Side/Power button again until you see the Apple logo.

You may have to perform a force restart especially if your iPhone 8 Plus get stuck or frozen as Twitter app crashes. Here’s how:

  1. Press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
  2. Press and quickly release the Volume Down button.
  3. Press and hold the Side/Power button until you see the Apple logo.

Both these reboots don’t affect any data or personal information stored on the internal memory of your iPhone so nothing will be deleted in the process.

Third solution: Update Twitter app to the latest version available.

Apps can become buggy at times due to many different factors including data corruption. This is one of the reasons why apps developers often pushed app updates. Aside from bug fixes, new updates also offer new and enhanced features that help keep the app optimized and stable. If you haven’t set up your iPhone to automatically install updates, chances are that you’ve missed updating your apps including Twitter. To check for new app updates to install, follow these steps:

  1. Tap the App Store icon from the Home screen.
  2. From the App Store main screen, locate and tap the Updates icon at the bottom right.
  3. Then tap the Update button next to Twitter.
  4. If you see multiple app updates, you can tap Update All to install all updates at once.

Aside from apps updates, iOS updates can also help keep your apps stable and as bug free as possible. The new iOS 11.3.1 version for instance is pushed to bring in security enhancements to clear any bugs that might have caused some troubles with your apps or iPhone system itself. That said, it’s may also be worth a shot to update iOS to the latest version available.

  • To check for available iOS update, go to Settings-> General-> Software update.

Don’t forget to reboot your iPhone after installing updates to implement the new changes and likewise to refresh apps and iOS.

Fourth solution: Reset all settings on your iPhone 8 Plus.

Invalid settings may also trigger an app to go rogue. If the Twitter app started to become shaky or unstable after making some changes to your iPhone settings, then most likely it has something to do with the recent changes you’ve made. To rule this out, you may try to revert the changes back to the previous configuration. If that’s not possible though, you can just reset all settings on your iPhone to restore original options and values. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Tap Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Scroll to and tap Reset.
  4. Select Reset all settings from the given options.
  5. Enter your device passcode if prompted.
  6. Tap the option to confirm settings reset.

Don’t forget to set up your Wi-Fi networks to get your iPhone reconnected to Wi-Fi internet after the reset.

Fifth solution: Uninstall and reinstall Twitter app on your iPhone 8 Plus.

You may have to delete Twitter app from your iPhone if none of the prior solutions worked and that the app is still crashing. It’s possible that the app has been totally corrupted and therefore no longer functional. In this case, you will need to download the latest version of Twitter app for your iPhone and start afresh. Here’s what you should do then:

  1. Tap and hold on the Twitter icon or any icon from the Home screen for a few seconds.
  2. When the icons begin to jiggle, tap the X on the corner of the Twitter app icon. Doing so will delete or uninstall Instagram from your device.
  3. Tap Delete to confirm action.
  4. To stop the icons from wiggling, tap on an empty spot from the Home screen.
  5. Then restart your phone.
  6. Wait until your iPhone has booted up completely then open the App Store and search for the latest version of Twitter to download and install your iPhone 8 Plus.

Seek more help

You can submit a ticket to Twitter Help Center and ask further assistance in performing more advanced procedures to get the app working properly on your iPhone 8 Plus again. There might be certain settings from within the app that need to be modified. While waiting for a fix, you can use other similar apps to use instead. If the problem with your Twitter app instigated after installing the latest iOS version on your iPhone 8 Plus, then you may report the issue to your carrier or Apple Support so they can tag it among other post update issues to be addressed in the next update.

Connect with us

If you need more help with the use of certain functions and features of the new Apple iPhone 8 smartphone, feel free to visit our Tutorial Page. There you can find a list of how-to contents, step-by-step tutorials, as well as answers to FAQs regarding iPhone 8. If you have other concerns or encountered some troubles while using the phone, you can reach us through this form. Just be sure to tell us more details of the problem or device issue(s) you may have and we will be more than happy to assist you further.

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