Instagram & YouTube apps on multiple Xiaomi devices keep crashing for some users; bug-fixing update coming soon

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Xiaomi is winding up the MIUI 12 rollout ahead of MIUI 12.5 release. Most of the devices that were on the list have already bagged the builds, except for a few devices.

Apparently, skins accompanied by bugs and issues is not only limited to Xiaomi, other OEMs and skins have their fair share of bugs and issues as well.

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Xiaomi, at regular intervals, releases weekly bug reports and readily accepts user feedback. For a brand with such a huge user base, it gets important to act upon the issues with prompt efficiency.

Here’s a continually updated list of bugs & issues encountered on MIUI 12.

The influx of reports suggests an Instagram and Youtube apps centric bug has started troubling Xiaomi users.

As per users, a notification pops up while using Instagram and Youtube apps stating that, “Instagram/Youtube keeps stopping”. The apps randomly started crashing, leaving users in the lurch.

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A Xiaomi forum moderator in response to these Instagram & Youtube crashing queries has said:

it’s an issue with the new app update. Instagram should fix it soon. Also, try clearing the cache and data of the app and reboot before checking again (might work).

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So far, Xiaomi users are the only ones who have witnessed this crashing. Meanwhile, the forum mod’s acknowledgment comes as a sigh of relief for the affected lot.

The root cause of Instagram and Youtube crashing remains unclear but it’s good to know that a bug-fixing app update is coming soon.

For what it’s worth, clearing the app data followed by a reboot or simply re-installing the apps should temporarily fix this issue.

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We also have Xiaomi MIUI 12 update tracker and Xiaomi Android 11 update tracker that are bundled with a boatload of information related to your Xiaomi devices.

We shall continue to track every single development in the Xiaomi camp and provide our readers with the latest information.

Note: We have more such stories in our dedicated Xiaomi Section so be sure to follow them as well.

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