Apps Crashing!

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by Tuttle, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. Tuttle

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    Many, indeed I would go so far as to say most, of my goto apps crash since I updated to iOS8. Not just enough to be annoying, rather enough to make them useless. The developers all give the same response: their updates are "in line to be approved" in the App Store. I believe them because I am getting very few update notices-which should be voluminous right now!

    Why doesn't Apple iron out these wrinkles before rolling out the OS?

    Is anyone else experiencing this really frustrating problem?
     
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    If app developers don't update their apps for iOS 8 compatibility in time for the public release of iOS 8 it's not Apple's fault. These developers could have been working on their updates as long ago as June, when the first beta version of iOS 8 was released to developers. They certainly can't say they didn't have enough time to get the updates done in time.
     
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    What Sci said. It may be a result of bad APIs and coding on iOS's part, but it's also in part the developer's fault. Prior to the release of iOS 7, there were a number of apps that already released an update for iOS 7 compatibility in early/mid-August, which was about a month and a bit from the actual release date of iOS 7. It's unfortunately not the case this year for apps, even the more popular apps. I make it a practice to include bits of new elements into the apps that're commented out prior to the actual release, so when the time comes, I just remove the exclusions/comments, and re-submit the package to Apple so there's no rush when the impact comes. It's unfortunately not a religious practice for many developers, both novice and competent.
     
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    It may just be that your device has not 'settled down' to the new IOS. Try resetting a couple or three times. It sorted mine out with the exception of a slight delay between tapping an icon and the app running. Apart from that perfectly happy. Don't know why this should be, but do try it.


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  5. Tuttle

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    Thanks for the tip, but I have tried resetting. No soap.

    On the comments about the developers being at fault. I realize that Apple can do no wrong on this forum, but I still wonder why such a large number of reputable developers haven't rolled out updates. In the past, each iOS update has been immediately accompanied by beaucoup updates. Not many at all this time, and I am curious as to why it doesn't fit the established pattern? C'est tout!
     
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    In the last week and a half 46 of the apps on my iPad have received an iOS 8 compatibility update. That's a little more than "not many".
     
  7. Tuttle

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    Can't help saying I told you so! The iOS 8.01 update lasted for only about one hour, and all the news services are reporting that app crashes was one of the major reasons.
     
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    Actually, the main reason was because it was causing loss of carrier service and Touch ID on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Most other devices were unaffected.
     
  9. Tuttle

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    What you have pointed out, while undeniably true, is a distorted selection of the facts reported-the key phrase being "main problem." Indeed, that seems to be the case, but notice that I said "one of the major reasons."

    I really hope that 8.0.2 fixes things, but I have rolled my iPad back to the latest version of iOS 7.
     

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