Notes, Safari, Files App Keeps Crashing on iPhone, iPad in iOS 11

iOS 11’s new update, especially for pre-installed apps, are too much improved from functionality and use. In that, some tools might not work correctly due to some internal iOS or App problems. Here’s I tried to cover all the possible errors and causes that help and stop Different apps like Notes, Safari, Files app keeps crashing in iOS 11 on iPhone, iPad.

Compatible iPhone, iPad models: iPhone 8, iPhone x, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5S.

Fixed out iOS 11 Apps keeps crashing: Notes, Safari, Files, Message, ect..

App keeps crashing on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

1: Check for Update

Check and get new iOS update on your iPhone and iPad. Apple New iOS seeds come out with all bug fixes and improvements.

4 check for Software Update in iOS 11

Let’s update iOS from Settings app > General > Software Update.

5 check for Software Update on iPhone and ipad

2: Check for Apps Updates

1: Launch app store on iPhone, iPad.

2: Search Notes app, Files app in app store search box.

Check if any update available, yes – then tap on update button at first.

Other iOS apps – Safari, Photos apps are built-in applications for iDevice.

3 Update apps in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

Most common issues are,

  • Unable to create new Note in notes app on iPhone, iPad
  • App crashing on Drag and Drop in Files app
  • Safari keeps crashing
  • Mark up tools in Mail, Photos and Notes app – New mark up tools allow users to draw and make some editing within app under sharing tools.

3: Reset all settings

Have you Make some restriction or passcode for some application that prevents from unauthorized access. Make all the setting to the default value

Go to the Settings > General > Reset

Reset All Settings.


4: Backup and Restore

Backup device: We can take backup iPhone, iPad on iTunes [Recommended, Fast and Easy] or iCloud. Read more Steps: Backup iPhone

Erase All Contents: After that reset all the settings and content. Go to the Settings > General > Reset > Reset all Content and Settings.

Restore: Connect your iOS device, Put in DFU Mode and install new iOS then restore the old backup on iPhone, iPad. Know about: Clean install

5: Safari keeps crashing after update

Large safari (History and Website Data) data saved on iPhone local storage. Remove it from Settings,

Go to the Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data.

6: iOS beta installed, Remove Beta

Remove beta profile from iPhone settings, Switch iOS beta to the public.

Or clean install explained in above 4th step.

7: Downgrade iOS device: iOS 11 to iOS 10

App crashing is a too big issue for you, want to use app urgently, and none of above solution works then downgrade to latest final version.

Download before last firmware file (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) and Follow our tutorial on How to Downgrade iOS 11 to iOS 10 without any data loss.

Note: Files app is not available in iOS 10 or before. Other apps Safari, Notes we can use in iOS 10 or earlier.