How To Fix The LG V50 ThinQ 5G Facebook Keeps Crashing Issue

The #LG #V50 #ThinQ5G is a high end Android smartphone that was released last May 2019. One main feature of this phone is its ability to connect to a 5G network allowing for a faster mobile Internet speed. It has a solid build quality that’s made of an Aluminum frame with Corning Gorilla Glass on both the front and back. It uses a 6.1 inch QHD+ FullVision OLED display while under the hood is a Snapdragon 855 processor combined with 6GB of RAM. Although this is a solid performing device there are instances when certain issues can occur which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the LG V50 ThinQ 5G Facebook keeps crashing issue.

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How To Fix The LG V50 ThinQ 5G Facebook Keeps Crashing Issue

The Facebook app is one of the most downloaded apps available over at the Google Play Store. This comes as no surprise as Facebook is the largest social media network in the world today. This app allows anyone to easily access their accounts using their mobile phone however it isn’t perfect since it can sometimes crash. Listed below are the troubleshooting steps you need to do if you are experiencing this problem.

Update your phone software

You will have to make sure that your phone is running on the latest software version. If an update is available then I suggest that you download and install it first. This will eliminate any compatibility issues between your phone software and the Facebook app.

Once your phone has the latest software version installed try to check if the issue still occurs.

Perform a soft reset

Try to refresh the phone software by doing a soft reset. This will eliminate the temporary data in the phone which might already be corrupted and is causing the problem.

  • Press and hold the Power and Volume down key for up to 45 seconds.
  • Wait as the device restarts.

Check if the LG V50 ThinQ 5G Facebook keeps crashing issue still occurs.

Clear the cache and data of the Facebook app

The app will usually the most commonly used data to make the user experience smoother. Sometimes this stored data can become corrupted, which in turn can cause the app itself to constantly crash. To eliminate this possibility you will need to clear the cache and data of this app by following the steps listed below.

  • From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  • Tap the ‘General’ tab > Apps & notifications.
  • Tap App info.
  • Tap the filter to select the following: All, Enabled, Disabled
  • Tap the desired app, then Storage.
  • Tap Clear cache or Clear Data then YES

Check if the LG V50 ThinQ 5G Facebook keeps crashing issue still occurs.

Install the latest version of the Facebook app

If clearing the cache and data of the app fails to work then you should just uninstall the app from your phone then download the latest version from the Google Play Store. This new version might just fix the issue that you are experiencing with your device right now.

To uninstall the Facebook app

  • From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  • Tap the ‘General’ tab > Apps & notifications.
  • Tap the filter to select the following: All, Enabled, Disabled
  • Tap the desired app.
  • Tap Uninstall, then tap OK.

Once the app has been uninstalled search for it again in the Play Store then install it.

Wipe the cache partition of the phone

Sometimes the cached data stored in the dedicated partition of the phone can become corrupted. When this happens this will usually cause certain issues to occur on the phone. To eliminate the possibility that this is what’s causing the problem you will have to wipe the cache partition of the phone from the recovery mode.

  • From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  • Tap the ‘General’ tab.
  • Tap Storage > Internal storage.
  • Wait for menu options to finish calculating.
  • Tap Free up space.
  • Tap Temporary files & raw files.
  • Select the following options: Cached data, Clip tray temporary files, Raw files from camera.
  • Tap Delete > DELETE

Check if the LG V50 ThinQ 5G Facebook keeps crashing issue still occurs.

Perform a factory reset

In case the above steps fails to fix the problem then the best way to deal with this right now is to perform a factory reset. Make sure to backup your phone data before doing the reset.

  • Turn off the device.
  • Press and hold the Power and Volume down buttons.
  • When the LG logo appears, quickly release and then re-hold the Power button while continuing to hold the Volume down button.
  • When the ‘Delete all user data (including LG and carrier apps) and reset all settings’ message appears, use the Volume down button to highlight Yes.
  • Press the Power button to reset the device.

Setup the phone, but do not install any apps yet except for the Facebook app, then check if the issue still occurs. If it does then your best option right now is to contact the Facebook support team for further assistance. You can also try using a different app that allows you to access your Facebook account aside from the official Facebook app or access your account using the phone browser.

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