iOS 17 Tips

How to Fix Apps Keep Crashing After iOS 17 Update

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2023-09-19 / Update for  iOS 17

iPhone users say some apps on their iPhones, such as banking apps, Apple Music and WhatsApp Business, started crashing after updating to iOS 17. This may not be an app issue, but an iOS 17 issue. So we'll take a deep dive into why apps keep crashing on iOS 17, and then provide solutions you can use to fix the problem. After reading this article, you will be using all applications seamlessly in no time.

Part 1: Why Do Apps Keep Crashing After iOS 17 Update

We found that there are a few different reasons why apps on your iPhone might keep crashing on iOS 17.

  • iOS 17 17 is not be stable and cause issues when it is just released. There are still bugs, which will be fixed with later update.
  • If your iPhone is low on storage or the network is bad, it may cause apps keeps crashing suddenly.
  • The app might get corrupted while updating to iOS 17 and will not work properly after that.
  • Having outdated app versions can also make apps crash and not work as they are supposed to.

Part 2: One Click to Fix iPhone Apps Keep Crashing on iOS 17

If you are looking for an easy fix for apps keeping crashing on iOS 17, which isn’t much of a hassle and works quite well, you should look no further than Tenorshare ReiBoot. This third-party software is capable of fixing all different kinds of bugs in the iOS system that people can’t fix by themselves. All you need to do is follow the directions given below.

  • Download, install and run ReiBoot on your computer. Click on Start to begin.

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  • Connect your iPhone to the computer using the charging cable. Click on Fix now. Then out of the two options displayed, click on Standard Repair.

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  • ReiBoot will then detect the appropriate firmware package and ask you to download it.

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  • Once it is downloaded, you can begin the repair process. The process takes a few minutes to complete.

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  • Your iPhone device will restart once the Standard repair has been completed.

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Part 3: 6 Common Ways to Fix iPhone Apps Keep Crashing on iOS 17

Here are some more simple ways to try to solve the apps keep crashing on iOS 17 problem. Before the system repair, you might as well have a look.

1. Check iOS 17 Compatibility for Apps

There is a chance that if some specific apps are crashing, they are not yet compatible with the iOS 17. What you need to do is to check if there is any update in App Store or wait for the pending update.

2. Restart your iPhone

Restarting your iPhone could really help it and fix any small bugs and errors it might be facing. A lot of times app crashing problems are fixed just by force restarting. For iOS 17 models:

  • Press and release the volume up button, and then the volume down button.
  • Press and hold the power button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
  • Your iPhone has been force restarted. Open the app and see if it works well now.

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3. Restart/Reinstall App

Also, you can take actions with the apps that keep closing abnormally. First, swipe it up from the recently used app list to get it restarted. Second, delete it from your iPhone and then reinstall again from the App store. Third, for some apps like Apple Music, sign out if your account and sign in again.

4. Check Network Connection

If the app that is crashing uses internet to work properly, then you also need to check your internet connection. It could be that the iOS 17 causes the internet not working and then leads to app crash. Switch from mobile data to Wi-Fi or vice versa and try again. Further, reset network settings in Settings app.

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5. Clear iPhone Storage

The iOS 17 download will take up several GBs. And you might have many unused apps installed. If there is not enough storage for apps to load or download data, the apps will crash and close suddenly. You should check iPhone storage in Settings and delete the extra apps and data from your phone to make some space.

6. Downgrade to iOS 16.6

If you have tried everything that we have explained so far and still you are facing the app keeps crashing problem, you can decide to stop using the iOS 17 version downgrade to the last stable iOS, i.e., the iOS 16.6, and wait for the stable iOS 17 version that will be released later in the year.

Before you downgrade, make sure you have a latest backup to avoid any data loss. And to downgrade, use either iTunes, or ReiBoot, which is much easier. We have prepared the tutorial. Read the article or watch the video below:

Related Read: iOS 17 Downgrade to iOS 16.6


If apps keep crashing on iOS 17, which makes you frustrated, you can employ any of the fixes given above and fix the problem. The new released iOS 17 has some system issues inevitably that cause your apps crash or your iPhone does not work properly. In this case, try ReiBoot.