When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing, to say it’s frustrating is a massive understatement. Nobody likes it, especially when we are trying to do something important. Unfortunately, even though Apple creates amazing and high-quality products, it happens to almost everyone at one point or another.

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)

It’s annoying when you are enjoying a video on Youtube and suddenly your iPhone freezes. Or having a chat with your friends and loved ones on Facebook, or WhatsApp then out of nowhere the app crashes.

First, we must figure out the possible causes of this problem. From there, we will be able to apply the appropriate solutions. So in this article, we will dive into them one by one.

After thorough research, I have collected the possible causes and solutions. Let’s get started!

Why Does My iPhone Keep Freezing?

1. App Software Not Compatible With Device

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
Updates in App Store

When the App Store reminds us to update the apps on our iPhones, sometimes we ignore it, especially when there are several that need to be done. This sometimes causes the apps to freeze and crash because they do match to the device’s version of iOS.

2. iPhone iOS Version Not Compatible With App Software

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
iOS Software Update

The same goes for your iPhone not having the latest version of iOS and not matching the app’s software.

3. Storage Full

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
iPhone Full Storage

We are sometimes unaware of just how much we’ve stored on our iPhones. From photos, videos, music and other files, the storage can get full before we know it. This may cause the iPhone keeps freezing and apps to keep crashing as there is not enough space to run them.

4. Too Many Running Apps

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List of Apps Running

Often times we forget about quitting the apps once we are done using them. This causes the iPhone to freeze or crash because there are so many apps running all at the same time.

iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing – Quick Fixes

Now that we have come to understand what causes the freezing and crashing, let us tackle the solutions.

Quick Fix #1: Force Restart iPhone

One of the most commonly suggested solutions to just about every iPhone problem is to restart the device. It restarts the system and refreshes the apps which in turn can fix some of the problems you’re encountering.

How To Restart iPhone 8 and X

iPhones X and 8 follow the same steps when it comes to restarting. First, press the volume up button followed by volume down. Then, press and hold the side button until the screen turns black. Wait for the Apple logo to appear then release the side button.

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
Force Restart iPhones 8 and X

How To Restart iPhone 7

Press the down, volume, and the side button down together at the same time. Hold for about 10 seconds until the screen turns black. Release it only after the Apple logo appears on the screen.

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Force Restart on iPhone 7

How To Restart iPhone 6s and earlier iPhones

The process is pretty much the same for all iPhones. The only difference is that the buttons to press and hold are slightly different. With the iPhone 6s and earlier iPhones, the home and side buttons should be pressed together.

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
Force Restart on iPhone 6s and Earlier iPhones

Quick Fix #2: Force Quit Running Apps

As mentioned, too many running apps may also be one of the reasons why your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing. The good thing is quitting running apps is relatively easy to do.

Method 1: Quit Apps By Pressing Red Dot

Step 1: Swipe Up From The Bottom of The Phone Up To The Middle

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
Swipe Up From The Bottom Up To The Middle

You will then be shown the app switcher.

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
App Switcher or Multi-Tasker

Step 2: Press and Hold The App You Want To Quit

Do this until you see the red dot or minus sign.

Step 3: Click on The Red Dot or Minus Sign

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
Force Quit Running Apps

Method 1: Quit Apps By Swiping Up

Step 1: Swipe Up From The Bottom of The Phone Up To The Middle

Step 2: Swipe Up The Apps You Want To Force Quit

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
Force Quit Running Apps By Swiping Up

Quick Fix #3: Check For iOS and App Software Updates

Check For iOS Update

Step 1: Go To ‘Settings’

Step 2: Click on ‘General’

Step 3: Click ‘Software Update’

Proceed to update the iOS software if it’s needed.

Check For App Updates

Step 1: Launch App Store

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App Store on Home Screen

Step 2: Click on ‘Updates’

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List of Apps To Be Updated

Update the apps that needed updating to match the device’s iOS version.

Quick Fix #4: Uninstall and Reinstall Apps

If you have not done this before, follow the directions below.

How To Uninstall Apps

Step 1: Press and Hold Any of The Apps on Your Home Screen

Wait until the apps start to shake and the X sign on the apps you want to uninstall.

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
To Delete Apps on Home Screen

Step 2: Tap The ‘X’ Mark

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X Mark To Delete App

Step 3: Hit ‘Delete To Confirm’

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Confirm Process By Clicking on Delete

How To Reinstall Apps

Step 1: Launch App Store

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App Store on Home Screen

Step 2: Click ‘Search’

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Search Button on App Store

Step 3: Type In The Name of The App You Want To Reinstall

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Search Recently Deleted Apps To Reinstall

 

Step 4: Click ‘Install’

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Reinstall App

Quick Fix #5: Clear Up Storage

It’s smart to know what’s taking up the most storage on your device. Decide which of the files stored on your device are unnecessary to make room for faster iPhone performance.

Here is how you can view your iPhone storage:

Step 1: Go To ‘Settings’

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Settings on Home Screen

Step 2: Click on ‘General’

Scroll down and click on ‘General’.

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
General Settings

Step 3: Click on ‘iPhone Storage’

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
iPhone Storage

You will then see the iPhone’s capacity as well as how much has already been used and how much remains. This will also show you what takes up most of your storage.

When your iPhone keeps freezing and crashing iPhone Keeps Freezing and Crashing (Quick Fixes)
iPhone Storage Details

Step 4: Delete Unnecessary Files

First, examine which ones are unnecessary. Also, backup your important data into your iCloud to clear up space on your iPhone.

  • Manually delete files in your iPhone
  • Offload unused apps

Final Thoughts

It’s always important to examine what may be causing your iPhone to crash. This allows you to take the proper steps to fix it, as well as keep it from happening again the future.

Did you find this article helpful? Does your iPhone keep freezing and crashing? Do you know other fixes to this problem? Tell us in the comment section below!


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