Fixing an iOS 13 Twitter Crashing on iPhone XR

Twitter is among the famous social networking sites in which users communicate through messages known as tweets. And this app is made accessible in all smartphones like iPhones. But just recently, Apple received multiple complaints regarding Twitter that keeps on crashing after they have updated to iOS 13 on their iPhone XR. So we have come up with potential solutions that can possibly fix this kind of post-update error. Before you perform any of these troubleshooting tweaks on your iPhone, let us first know the possible reasons as to why third-party apps like Twitter act up after implementing the new system changes.Fix the iOS 13 Twitter Crash on iPhone XR

Just like iOS devices, third-party apps are also entitled to receive updates from their respective developers. But if you have not set up Twitter to automatic updates, then it’s possible that this app is out-dated or obsolete when you had an iOS update. Therefore, misbehaves after the new system is implemented. 

Corrupted contents from rogued apps that are left running from the background can also conflict with Twitters overall functions. And lastly, misconfigured or invalid phone network settings can also be the trigger for the symptoms to emerge.

Listed below are the possible triggers and their corresponding workarounds that iPhone XR users can resort to when their Twitter keeps crashing after iOS 13 update. We have considered all possibilities and these procedures will help you rule them out one after another until the problem is fixed. So, if you’re one of the owners of this device and are currently being bugged by a similar problem, continue reading as this article may be able to help you. 

Before anything else, if you are looking for a solution to a different problem, then drop in on our iPhone XR Help Guides page for we have already solved some of the most common problems with this device. Try to find issues that are similar to yours and feel free to use our workarounds and solutions. 

Troubleshooting iPhone XR iOS 13 Twitter crashing problem

Generally, when an app like Twitter crashes on your iPhone after an iOS update, you can always expect it to be just a pretty minor app-related problem. You may be able to fix it by doing one or a couple of procedures and with that being said, here are the things you need to do…

First solution: Quit Twitter and all the running background apps.

When Twitter was left running in the background when you had an iOS update, it is possible that the app gets corrupted and therefore stops working as intended. To rule this out, close Twitter app and other running apps from the background. Here’s how:

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of your Home screen and slightly pause in the middle.
  2. Then swipe left or right to find the Twitter app preview.
  3. Swipe the Twitter app preview upward to close it.
  4. Do the same to the rest of the running background apps to prevent them from conflicting with Twitter app.

After you have successfully closed all the running apps in the background, open iPhone Twitter and use the app as you normally do. If the app still keeps crashing, continue troubleshooting your iPhone XR.

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Second solution: Reboot (soft reset) your iPhone XR to fix iOS 13 Twitter crashing issue.

Random software glitches including post-update Twitter crashing issue on your iPhone can also be cleared out by doing a soft reset. This will allow your iPhone XR to have a clean and fresh start. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Press and hold the Side/Power button and either Volume buttons simultaneously and release the buttons when the Slide to Power Off command appears.
  2. Drag the power off slider to the right to turn off your iPhone.
  3. After 30 seconds, press and hold the Power or Side button again until the Apple logo appears.

This process will also dump cache and corrupted files from your iOS memory, refreshing your phone’s operating system. Then launch Twitter to see if it is no longer crashing.

Third solution: Refresh your phone’s internet connection.

We have known for a fact that Twitter will not work as intended when your internet is slow or you have no connection at all. Thus, network-related errors caused by minor bugs can be rectified by refreshing your phone’s internet connection. Here is how it’s done:

  1. From the Home screen, go to Settings.
  2. Select Wi-Fi menu.
  3. Toggle the Wi-Fi switch to disable the feature for a few seconds, then tap the switch again to turn it back on.

Another way of refreshing your phone’s wireless network services like Wi-Fi is to enable and disable the Airplane Mode feature. This simple trick is proven to fix multiple phone issues including post-update symptoms like crashing apps problem. Follow these steps to get started:

  1. From the Home screen, go to Settings.
  2. Select Airplane Mode menu.
  3. Toggle the Airplane Mode switch to turn it on. This will automatically disable all your wireless services.
  4. While Airplane Mode is on, reboot (soft reset) your iPhone XR.
  5. Then head back to Settings->Airplane Mode menu and toggle the switch to turn the feature off again. Doing so will then restore your phone’s wireless radios including Wi-Fi.

Re-establish your phone’s internet connection then launch the Twitter app again. 

Fourth solution: Update iOS Twitter app.

The Twitter app won’t be able to cope up with your phone’s new system if the app is out-dated. Aside from that, out-dated apps are prone to crashing problem as they are yet attuned to the latest iOS installed. To rule this out, it is recommended to check for and install pending apps updates on your iPhone XR including Twitter. Here are the steps:

  1. From the Home screen, open the App Store.
  2. Select your Apple ID (Profile icon) located at the upper-right corner of your screen.
  3. To view the list of pending apps updates, select Pending updates section. If you don’t see this section, this indicates that there are no pending apps updates available to install.
  4. Otherwise, search for Twitter app then tap the Update button next to it.
  5. Tap Update All button if you wish to install all pending apps updates available. Scroll to Updated Recently section to view the recently installed updates.

Make it a habit to always reboot (soft reset) your phone every after making changes. This is to ensure recently changes made are properly applied. Cache files which may have caused the conflict are likewise eliminated after the process.

Fifth solution: Reset network settings to fix iOS 13 Twitter crashing on iPhone XR.

Customized network settings can get obliterated after an iOS update. This is because the recent iOS system settings may easily override the altered values and options and eventually trigger the conflict. Thus, deleting the current network settings and restoring them to default values and options is deemed to correct the problem. This reset won’t result in data loss, so better give it a try. To do so, here are the steps:

  1. From the Home screen, go to Settings.
  2. Select General.
  3. Scroll down to and tap on Reset.
  4. Then select Reset network settings from the options.
  5. If prompted, enter your device passcode to continue.
  6. Then select the option to confirm network settings reset.

Your iPhone XR will reboot by itself after the reset. Once it is back on, re-enable the features that you are going to use including Wi-Fi. Then enter your Wi-Fi password to reconnect. If this method didn’t provide positive result and Twitter still keeps crashing, check out the next solution.

Sixth solution: Uninstall then reinstall Twitter app.

The crashing problem can be persistent if the app has become completely corrupted. If this erratic app can’t be rectified by any of the previous solutions, remove the app from your phone and then reinstall. By that, its cache and corrupted files will be dumped out. To remove Twitter app through your phone’ settings menu, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, go to Settings.
  2. Select General and tap on iPhone Storage to show the list of installed apps.
  3. Then select Twitter.
  4. Tap the Delete App option.
  5. Then tap on Delete when prompted to confirm the deletion of the Twitter app.
  6. Reboot (soft reset) your iPhone XR after Twitter has been deleted.
  7. Then head to the App Store and search for the latest version of the Twitter app to install. Simply follow the onscreen instructions to download and install the app.

Soft reset your phone again after the installation. Then launch Twitter app to see if the crashing issue is now fixed.

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