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Twitter Crashing on Android? Update It Now

The Android Twitter app attempting to open on a OnePlus phone.
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Final evening, Twitter up to date its Android app and broke it fully. Any try to load Twitter would fail instantly and shunt you again to the house display. We’ll go forward and ship the excellent news: the corporate already pushed one other replace to repair the issue, so obtain that now.

What Occurred?

In a story as outdated as time, good intentions led to dangerous penalties. Twitter despatched out an replace with the next changelog:

The Twitter app changelog with the words "You may not be able to *see* the changes, but we've made a few to keep your Twitter running at 100%."

The corporate was proper, you actually couldn’t see the modifications. Each try to load Twitter after taking the replace would fail. The app would present the splash display for only a second, then instantly shut. Not the enhancements the corporate was promising.

Twitter observed fairly shortly, and the Help account tweeted an acknowledgment of the issue, which on reflection doesn’t assist Android customers a lot since they will’t load the app to see the tweet. However that was the ultimate phrase on the matter as of this writing.

The excellent news is that whereas we had been wanting on the drawback, we found one other replace for the app ready on the Google Play Retailer. Taking the replace solved the crash for 2 completely different telephones we had readily available.

So it appears Twitter discovered the supply of the issue and pushed the replace. If you happen to obtain that now, it ought to assist you to if you happen to see the identical crash.

 

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