Facebook SDK Causing App Crashes on iPhone – Here’s How to Fix it

By Ali Salman  / 

Numerous iOS apps are crashing due to an issue with the Facebook SDK. Some of these apps include Spotify, PUBG, Tinder, and many more. All of the affected apps use Facebook's SDK which offers to provide an alternative login option. This is not the first time that Facebook has caused iOS apps to crash as it did happen earlier this year as well. However, Facebook is working on a solution but you can fix app crashes on iPhone right now.

How to Fix App Crashes on iPhone Due to Facebook's SDK Issue - Few Simple Steps!

Users affected by the issue took to Twitter and other platforms to report the issue. Users have tried reinstalling the app from the App Store and even restarting the iPhone but the issue still persists. If you're experiencing the issue, there is a fix for app crashes on iPhone due to the Facebook SDK.

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Apart from this, the issue is affecting all users irrespective of what iOS users are you running. If you're one of the victims of the issue, here's how to fix app crashes on iPhone due to Facebook's SDK. Follow the step by step instructions below.

1. The first thing that you have to do is install the Lockdown app on your iPhone.

2. Launch the app and go through the tutorial.

3. Once you do that, click on the giant button to Activate the Firewall.

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4. You will be prompted to install a VPN on your iPhone.

5. You can toggle on the VPN / firewall from the Lockdown apps.

That's all that you have to do in order to fix app crashes on your iPhone. Feel free to skip the trial when it prompts and your apps will run freely. Take note that this is not the official fix but a temporary workaround for the Facebook SDK issues.

Once Facebook fixes the SDK issue, you can simply delete the app which will also delete the VPN profile that installed with it. Facebook has confirmed the SDK on its status page which is causing app crashes on the iPhone.

That's all there is to it, folks. Are you experiencing app crashes on your iPhone?

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