After updating to iOS 11, Facebook seems not working properly for many iPhone users. Some said that Facebook not working (crashing, shutdown) on iOS 11.2/11.1/11, other also complained Facebook keep crashing or restarting on iPhone. The reasons for these issues could be incompatible software, out-dated app versions, poor network connection etc. Here we’ll list 5 common Facebook issues and their fixes.
1. Facebook Not Loading/Opening on iPhone
When installed the new iOS 11 on iPhone, Facebook won’t open or respond at all after tapping the app icon. Some user also encountered this problem when trying to open Facebook on Safari.
2. Facebook App Keeps Crashing with iOS 11
You may ecounter Facebook app keeps closing as soon as you open it. The screen goes blank and then you are taken back to the home screen. More unfortunately, the Facebook app crashes very often when playing videos with iOS 11, and this issue cannot be easily fixed even you updated to the latest iOS 11.2.
3. iOS 11 Facebook Notifications Not Working
Facebook push notifications are not working properly is another problem after upgrading to iOS 11. Usually when there’s a new notification, iPhone will vibrate and light up the home screen to remind you to check. But when the notification is not working, you’ll not be able to reply it instantly.
4. Facebook Draining Battery on iOS 11
The battery drops down quickly after running Facebook only for a while? You are not alone here. This issue occurs when Facebook background app refresh and location services are enabled.
5. Facebook Not Updating News Feed/Contacts on iPhone
Cannot get news feed and update contact is another problem on Facebook after iOS 11 update. Router and network may be the major reason for this issue, but software conflict will also lead to updating errors.
1. Force Quit and Launch App Again
Whenever Facebook crashes or freezes after login on iOS 11, you can force quit it by pressing the home button twice and swiping up the app’s preview to close it. Then open Facebook again to check if it works now.
2. Check iPhone Network Connection
There are many problems that are caused by poor network connections, make sure the Wi-Fi is working fine on your iPhone. If you encountered Facebook not updating new feed, profile picture or not showing posts and comments, turn off the wireless network and then turn it on. You can also use cellular data to refresh Facebook.
3. Restart iPhone
As we all know a simple restarting will fix many problems on iPhone, you can also have a try when Facebook is not working properly.
4. Upgrade Facebook
An old version Facebook may be not fully compatible on the new iOS 11.2/11.1/11.0. Try to update app from App Store. Open App Store and tap “Updates” to get the latest Facebook version.
5. Reinstall Facebook
If you failed to fix Facebook not loading, responding or refreshing on iPhone after trying the methods above, try to delete the app and install it again. As Facebook uses user account and passcode to login, so you don’t need to worry about any data loss after reinstallation.
6. Fix iOS 11 Facebook Problems with Tenorshare ReiBoot
Some glitches in Facebook after iOS 11 update are caused by iOS system conflict, force quit or reinstall won’t help at all. If you are the unlucky one, don’t be frustrated; try Tenorshare ReiBoot, an easy iOS system repairing tool to fix all iOS 11 Facebook issues as well as other stuck problems completely.
Step 1: Download and run Tenorshare ReiBoot on PC or Mac, connect iPhone to computer and click “Fix All iOS Stuck”. Then click on “Fix Now(All iOS 11 Stuck)” to proceed.
Step 2: Now you’ll be led to the download the firmware. The software will load out the latest iOS version, click “Download” to go on.
Step 3: When the downloading process completes, click “Start Repair” to fix all Facebook problem on iOS 11 successfully.
This post has listed all the common Facebook problems after iOS 11 update and shown you how to fix Facebook problems on iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6s Plus/6/5S, iPad and iPod with detailed instructions. If you still have any other questions, don’t hesitate to contact us by leaving a comment below.