How to Fix Pokémon Go Crashing or Server Issue on iPhone or iPad

If you have run into Pokémon Go's random crashing or server issue on your iPhone, must check out these handy tricks to fix it.

As soon as I started off my endless indulgence with the hottest game on the planet (currently) “Pokémon Go”, I knew my love for it is only going to get more intense. After all, the exciting hunt for Pokestops, as well as gym fight, is quite fascinating, isn’t it?

Suddenly, my iPhone has turned into a superb gaming device much to my heart’s liking. Unfortunately, due to random crashing as well as fast battery drain, my fun-loving gaming at Pokémon Go has been halted time and again. Most of my friends have run into the same issues.

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How to Fix Pokemon Go Random Crashing or Server Issue on iPhone and iPad

Luckily, I have been able to fix these annoying problems using some handy tricks. Let’s have a quick look at these smart tips if you have also experienced the same issues!

How to Fix Pokémon Go Random Crashing Issue on iPhone/iPad

Solution #1: Wait for Some time and Try Again

Just leave the app for some time and then launch it again. Though it may sound a bit funny but it has done the trick several times for me.

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Step #1. Press the Home button to leave the game as it is.

Step #2. Now, you have to open a new app. Just try to play around with it for some time.

Step #3. Next up, you have to Double-press the Home button to enter the multitasking screen.

Step #4. Up next, you need to swipe to the Pokémon Go card and tap on it.

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Now, go ahead with your game.

Solution #2: Force Quit

If the game crashes repeatedly or there is the reboot or bug report, you will have to force quit Pokémon and launch it again. Though the immediate data may be lost, it can help you resolve the problem. If the game crashes during gym fight, the damage done to Pokémon will be annulled.

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Step #1. Press the Home button to leave the game.

Step #2. Next up, you need to double-press the Home button to bring up the multitasking screen.

Step #3. You will have to swipe to the Pokémon Go card.

Step #4. Now, swipe up on the card to force quit the app.

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Force Quit Pokemon GO on iPhone

Step #5. Re-launch the game again.

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Solution #3: Force Quit the App and Sign in

Several Pokémon Go users see the “Our servers are experiencing issues” message when they log in to their account. This issue may be owing to the server being completely capped out. Therefore, you will need to wait for some time and sign in again. You can also force quit it and try to sign in again.

Step #1. Press the Home button to leave the app.

Step #2. Now, you have to double-press the Home button to bring up the multitasking screen.

Step #3. Next up, you need to swipe to the Pokémon Go card, then swipe up on the card to force quit it.

Force Quit Pokemon GO on iPhone

Step #4. Re-launch the app and sign-in.

Solution #4: Delete and Reinstall

There is one tried and tested way to troubleshoot the crashing issue. Simply delete Pokémon Go and reinstall it.

Step #1. Press and hold the app.

Step #2. Tap on “X” and then tap on Delete in the pop-up to confirm.

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Step #3. Launch App Store and download the app as usual.

Solution #5: Reset All Settings

Resetting all settings can help you get rid of this issue. Though it may be a bit painful, you can try it to enjoy the trouble-free gaming experience.

Step #1. Open Settings on your iPhone → Tap on General. → Scroll down and tap on Reset.

Tap on Settings, General Then Reset on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Reset All Settings → Tap on Reset All Settings again to confirm.

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That’s all! I hope the problem has been resolved by following these tricks. If you still face some issues, you can visit the Pokémon Go bug report page to let your issues go across the board.

In the meantime, do share your experience about this cool game in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.

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