Several users have said that the Facebook app keeps crashing or freezing on the iPhone 12 mini.
There can be several reasons for this problem. You may experience this problem when your Internet connection is slow or unstable. The lack of available storage space on your iPhone may also cause this. And lastly, you may run into this problem when your iPhone’s internal memory is loaded heavily with other apps. Following the steps below will address these issues. This guide is written specifically for you if you’re experiencing app crashes and glitches with the Facebook app on your iPhone 12 mini. The solutions shared in this guide are tested and can help troubleshoot and subsequently fix the crash issues with the Facebook app. Try these steps in order until your problem is fixed.
Without further ado, let’s dive right in.
How to troubleshoot Facebook keeps crashing on iPhone 12 mini
Solution #1: Restart the app
Close and reopen Facebook. Here is how:
go to the Home Screen and then swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone’s screen. This will Bring up your recently used apps. Find Facebook (you may swipe left or right) and then swipe up on the app.
And then try to open Facebook to see if it is working now.
Solution #2: Update your iPhone and Facebook
Update your iPhone 12 mini to the latest version of iOS. You can check for updates by going to Settings > General > Software Update.
And ensure that you are using the latest version of Facebook. You can update your apps manually or automatically. You can manually update Facebook by opening the App Store app (App Store > your profile icon). Alternatively, you can turn on Automatic Updates by going to Settings > App Store. If you are having issues with updating automatically, see: Automatic App Updates Not Working.
Solution #3: Restart
Restart your iPhone. Restarting is a simple but effective way to fix this problem. Here is how you can do this:
Press and hold the side button and either of the Volume buttons until the power off slider appears. Drag the slider. Wait for your iPhone to fully turn off. Then press and hold the side button until you see the Apple logo.
Solution#4: Delete the Facebook app and then re-download
Please note that data stored in the app may be lost. Here is how:
On your Home Screen, tap and hold the Facebook icon. And then tap Remove App (-) icon and then tap Delete to confirm.
Restart your iPhone.
Then open the App Store app, find Facebook and download again.
Solution #5: Force restart
If you are still having this problem, try force restarting your iPhone. Here is how:
Press and release the volume up button and then press and release the volume down button and then press and release the power button until you see the Apple logo (when your iPhone restarts).
What to do if your iPhone 12 mini Facebook app still keeps crashing?
If you are still having issues, you may want to contact Facebook.