How to Fix HotStar App Keeps crashing on iPhone, iPad (2024)

iOS 17 tips, why HotStar App Keeps crashing on iPhone/ iPad after software update. can't play video and unable to open the app crashes often.

HotStar is one of the good Live Streaming apps for smartphones operating on iOS/ Android. Watching live cricket matches, sports games, movies, and TV shows is especially popular. Among all features, cricket is a massively visible sport in HotStar. IPL (Indian Primer League) Live Streaming is one the #1 sources on HotStar compared to other Live Streaming channels/ Applications for iOS and Android.

I love Hotstar, but it won’t play video playback for a few days, and sometimes, the HotStar App becomes unresponsive and unexpectedly closes. Therefore, I’ve tried the following troubleshooting to fix the HotStar app that crashes my iPhone.

If you are having some trouble, don’t worry. Go with bottom-given workarounds, which I hope will help you to fix quickly.

Today, a number of users are likely facing issues as the Hotstart App crashes suddenly. Please follow the below fix. I hope this troubleshooting was helpful.

Repair HotStar App keeps crashing on iPhone/ iPad

#1- Force Quit the HotStar App on your iOS device

For user have Home button iPhone including iPhone 8 Plus/ iPhone 8/ iPhone 7 Plus/ iPhone 7/ iPhone 6S and old

Double-click on Home Button to open App Switcher then you need to swipe to the Upside HotStar App card to force close.

You can see here how to force quit an app on iPhone without the Home button.

#2-Hard Restart your Device

Note: Hard Reboot doesn’t affect your device data and documents.

Steps to Force Reboot iPhone X and any face ID iPhones

  • 1: Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button then
  • Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button then in last
  • Press and Hold Side Button until you see the Apple logo on Screen.
Hard Reboot iPhone Step by Step

To start the iPhone, again press the Side button until the startup apple logo is on the screen.

For iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus users: Press and hold on the Sleep/Wake + Volume Down button simultaneously until Apple Log appear

For iPhone 6S and old users: Pressing and holding on the Sleep/Wake + Home button at the same time.

#3- You Should Check for Update Hotstar App

For a while old version app makes your phone bricked. Hence, you must have the latest App version to get better performance and all the features smoothly. Let’s check out your Phone HotStar is up to date.

Apple iOS 13 and later users,

Go to App Store – Tap the Profile icon to appear on the upper-right side – now scroll down the screen and get the Update section underneath all available Update Apps lists to appear. Find the Hotstar app and install the latest update.

Then try to open the App to enjoy Live Streaming.

#4- Delete the Hotstar App and Re-download back

Tap and Hold on to the HotStar App icon until starts to jiggle. Now Tap on X to delete. After this, Open App Store and download it again.

#5- Contact the HotStar App Developer

None of the above solutions is helping you then you have the last chance that Contact the HotStar App Developer and report your issue.

Note: You must also check Some valid reasons that are also mentioned below.

Hotstart App server Down due to under maintenance [Check Hotstar App bug or hotstar service under maintenance]

Not Enough Storage Space on your iDevice should be one problem too. [in this case, you will have to free up storage on your iOS device]

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