Are you experiencing the Twitter app crashing issue on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4? This is most likely caused by a software glitch usually due to bugs or an outdated software version. To fix this you will need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is a premium Android smartphone that uses a foldable form factor. It actually uses three displays, an outer display that can be used just like a smartphone, and a larger inner display that can be used like a small tablet. It’s a versatile device that’s powerful enough to multitask between different apps, has a great camera, and good battery life.
Why does Twitter app keep stopping on my Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4?
One of the common issues that you might experience when using the Twitter app on your Galaxy Z Fold 4 is when it keeps on crashing or freezing. This can be an annoying experience as you won’t be able to use the app properly.
Here is the troubleshooting guide to fix the Twitter app crashes problem.
Solution 1: Force stop the Twitter app on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
The first thing you need to do when the Twitter app keeps on stopping is to force restart it. This action will refresh the app and usually fix any minor software glitches that could be causing the problem.
Force stop TWITTER App
- Tap on Settings
- Tap on Apps.
- Find and tap on the Twitter app icon.
- Tap Force stop found on the bottom right corner.
- Tap Ok.
Start the Twitter app then check if it still keeps on stopping.
Solution 2: Soft reset your Samsung Galaxy Fold 4
The next solution you should do when Twitter keeps stopping on your Galaxy Z Flip 4 is a soft reset. This action will restart your phone and refreshes its operating system which should fix any issues caused by a software glitch.
The soft reset will reboot system of the Galaxy smartphone and reload all of its services. Your personal data, files, and apps will remain unchanged.
Restart Galaxy Z Flip 4
- Turn off the Galaxy z Flip 4 by pressing and hold the Bixby button and the volume down button on the side of the device.
- Choose Power off.
- Choose Power off again. The phone will turn off.
- Wait for a few seconds.
- Press and hold the Bixby button on the side of the device to turn on the Samsung device.
After the restart has completed try to check if you still get the same error message.
Solution 3: Clear the cache and data of the Twitter app
One possible reason why the Twitter app keeps stopping is because it has some corrupted cached data stored.
In order to make sure that this app is free from corrupted data you will need to clear cache and data of the app.
You will need to login again to your account after performing this procedure.
Clear App Cache
- Tap the Settings icon from the Home screen.
- From the Settings menu, tap Apps
- Select Twitter from the list of Apps.
- On the Twitter App info, tap Storage.
- Tap Clear cache at the bottom to clear cache from the app.
- Tap Clear data to delete all residual data accumulated when using the Facebook app.
Open Twitter then check if you still get the error message.
Solution 4: Check for any Twitter server issues
There are times when the Twitter servers will go offline. When this happens it won’t only be you who will be experiencing this widespread issue but other users as well. You can check if a server problem is causing this issue by going to the DownDetector website and search for reports of Twitter issues in the last couple of hours.
If other users are experiencing the same issue, then you will need to wait for this to be resolved.
Solution 5: Update the Twitter application
If you are using an outdated software version of the Twitter app on your Android smartphone, then it’s very likely that it will keep on stopping due to incompatibility issues.
Using an updated Twitter app will most likely have fewer bugs and will also come with enhancements that will improve the overall user experience.
Before proceeding make sure that your phone is connected to a stable Wi-Fi network. This is the preferred internet connection of choice when getting updates instead of a mobile data connection which is usually slow.
UPDATE TWITTER APPLICATION FROM PLAY STORE APP
- Swipe up on an empty area from the Home screen, to launch the Apps viewer.
- Tap the Google Play Store icon.
- While on the Google Play Store app screen, tap the Menu icon and then select My apps & games from the menu options. The available app updates will be shown.
- Tap Update next to the name of an app to update each application.
- If multiple app updates are available, tap Update All instead.
Try checking if the Twitter app still stops after it has been updated.
Solution 6: Uninstall then install the Twitter app
If the Twitter app installed in your Galaxy Z Flip 4 is corrupted, then there’s a possibility that this is what’s causing it to crash. The best way to fix this is to uninstall Twitter then install a fresh version from the Google Play Store.
Reinstall an app
- From the Home screen, launch the Apps viewer and then find the Twitter icon.
- Tap and hold on the app icon until the Quick Options menu appears.
- Tap Uninstall from the list of options and tap OK to confirm.
- Once the app is successfully uninstalled, open the Play Store app.
- While on the Google Play Store, search for Twitter, and then tap Install.
Once the latest version of the app has been installed try checking if the issue still occurs.
Solution 7: Perform a software update on your Galaxy Z Fold 4
It’s always best to get any new software updates as this will usually fix any software bugs present in the older software version that might be causing apps to stop.
Manually getting software update
- Open Settings and scroll all the way down.
- Find and tap Software update.
- Tap Download and install to check for a new update.
Take note that your device will need a stable internet connection to get the update. It’s best to use a Wi-Fi network connection and not a mobile data connection as the former is more stable and faster. you should also make sure that your phone has enough storage space to download and install the update.
Once the software updates have been installed and your phone is running on the latest version try checking if the issue still occurs.
Solution 8: Perform a factory data reset on your Galaxy Z Fold 4
In case the same problem occurs even after performing the troubleshooting steps listed above then you should consider doing a factory reset.
Before proceeding with this step, you need to back up your phone files. Any photos, files, contact lists, or notes just to name a few that you have saved in your phone will be deleted so make sure to make a backup copy of these.
- Turn off your Samsung Galaxy device.
- Simultaneously press and hold the Volume up and side buttons until the device vibrates and the Android Recovery screen appears then release all buttons. Allow up to 30 seconds for the recovery screen to appear.
- From the Android Recovery screen, select Wipe data/factory reset. You can use the volume buttons to cycle through the available options and the side key to select.
- Select Factory data reset. Allow several seconds for the factory data reset to complete.
- Select Reboot system now. Allow several minutes for the reboot process to complete.
- Set up your Android phone.
Install the latest Twitter app then try to check if it still keeps on stopping.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Why does my Twitter app keep on stopping?
One of the main reasons this issue occurs is because of a software glitch. Try to force stop the app then check if the issue occurs. You should also try to reinstall Twitter. There's also a possibility that a third-party app is interfering with Twitter.
- Do social media apps need an internet connection?
Social media apps like Twitter and Facebook will require an internet connection to work.
- Can I access Twitter without using the app?
You can log in to your Twitter account using your phone's mobile browser.
- How do I force stop an app in Z Fold 4?
You can perform this procedure by going to Settings > Apps > Select the App > Force Stop at the bottom > OK.
- How do I clear app cache data in Z Fold 4?
Open your Settings and tap Apps.
From the list of Apps that appears, tap on the app that is causing the issue.
Tap Storage > Clear data or Clear cache.