Fixed YouTube App keeps Crashing on iPhone 12(Pro Max Mini)11, Pro, Max, XS Max/XS/XR/X or iPhone 8/7 Plus

Last Updated on Dec 2, 2020

Understand the issues for YouTube app keeps crashing on iPhone or iPad. Smartphones like iPhone XS are designed to fulfill the needs of modern users. We, modern customers always need something extra when we buy any electronic device. So in this iPhone, except for calling and texting we also want to play games, watch videos, capture amazing pictures and much more. Since all this app works flawlessly but in the meantime due to some bugs and corrupted data you have to deal with errors like YouTube app keeps crashing in iPhone XS & Other iDevices.

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Even so, it is a common problem we get irritated when it comes to our end and start looking to get rid of such issues. Eventually, in this article, we will see how to fix YouTube keeps crashing in iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 and how to get rid of this problem permanently.

1. Most of the online application required Mobile data or WiFi network to launch app welcome screen. So, the Internet keep enabled before you launch youtube app on your Smartphone.

2. Check YouTube is down or not in your country. Test on Another Smart Device or Mac/PC system.

YouTube App Keeps Crashing on iPhone

Troubleshooting tips to launch & Play YouTube video on iPhone, iPad successfully after Fix

Fix 1: Force Quit YouTube App

It might be possible that YouTube app keeps crashing in iPhone XS because the YouTube itself is unstable. To fix such errors, we can try to force quit the app and restart it.

Step #1: From the Home Screen, swipe your finger up and stop.

Step #2: Then you will see all the applications that are running in the background and eating processor together with a battery of your iPhone, so close them all along with the YouTube app.

Force closing other apps will prevent your iPhone’s system from crashing and also it will improve the performance of the device.

Once it is done, then you must give a fresh start to iPhone XS to clear all the temporary and cache files from the iPhone’s memory. To restart iPhone XS follow the steps,

Step #1: Press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
Step #2: Press and quickly release the Volume Down button.
Step #3: Lastly, press and hold the Power button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

Now after restarting device check if the YouTube app is working correctly or still keeps crashing.

Fix 2: Update YouTube app as well as other apps

If you haven’t updated YouTube app on your iPhone XS, then you may face the compatibility issues, and so you have to deal with various errors like YouTube keeps crashing iPhone XS. A small bug in the app can ruin the whole system of iPhone, that’s why we always suggest the users to keep their apps and system software up to date. Hence along with the YouTube app update all the applications of your device.

Step #1: Launch “App Store” in your iPhone. Next Tap on Profile Picture at top right corner of the screen.
Step #2: Scroll to find all pending updates on Apps that installed on iPhone. We can update all apps  using the link button “Update All”. Othwersie find Youtube and update.
Step #3: Find the “YouTube” app and tap “Update”.

  • Note: YouTube app is not in a list, then search YouTube on App Store, and Check Update is pending that showing instead of an open option.

Alternatively, you can also tap on “Update All”, which will update all the applications stored in the device.
After the update gets complete, one more time, you have to restart the iPhone by considering the steps of Fix 1.

Fix 3: Reinstall YouTube App

If still YouTube app keeps crashing on iPhone XS, then the application has some fault, or it is corrupted. To fix this, you have to reinstall the YouTube application. For that, you have to delete that app from the iPhone, and then you can download it from the App Store.

How to Delete YouTube in iPhone XS

  • Step #1: Touch and hold on the YouTube icon, when you see icons are jiggling tap on (x) on the YouTube app to uninstall it.

How to Download YouTube app in iPhone XS

  • Step #1: Go to the “App Store”.
  • Step #2: Search for the “YouTube” app and install it.

Fix 4: Reset All Settings

Now we will clear out all the incorrect settings of the iPhone that are causing conflicts on YouTube’s performance.

Step #1: Open “General” from the “Settings” app.
Step #2: Tap “Reset”.
Step #3: Select the “Reset All Settings”.
Step #4: Enter the passcode.

Wait a while your iPhone will reboot. After resetting the settings, you need to enter WiFi password again. Now connect to your Wi-Fi and launch the YouTube app and check the problem is fixed.

All such troubleshoots are in our hand, and we successfully tried from our side but still, if YouTube is not working in iPhone XS, then you should contact with an app developer to fix this weird issue.

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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