What you need to know
- Twitter is aware of a bug that causes iOS 15 devices to be logged out.
- While Twitter doesn't know why the bug is happening, it says it's already working on a fix.
- Logouts seem to be happening at random.
Social network Twitter says that it is aware of a bug that is causing some people to be logged out of the app for no reason, with those people all seemingly using iOS 15. It isn't immediately clear what's going on, but Twitter says that it is already working to try and fix the issue.
While reports of the issue seem to be surprisingly muted, Twitter is at least aware of whatever is happening — suggesting the issues are widespread enough to have gotten the company's attention. Unfortunately, there is no telling how long a fix will take, or indeed whether it will require an app update or if something is amiss on Twitter's servers that in turn causes apps to sign people out.
Can you see this or did you get logged out?
We're looking into a bug that's causing unexpected logouts on iOS 15. Sorry for the inconvenience and we'll keep you updated on the fix.Can you see this or did you get logged out?
We're looking into a bug that's causing unexpected logouts on iOS 15. Sorry for the inconvenience and we'll keep you updated on the fix.— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) November 24, 2021November 24, 2021
While some may argue that Twitter isn't the best iPhone app around right now, it's surely the most-used one. That means that the potential user pool for those who are having this issue is huge.
Twitter will likely update everyone via its Twitter Support account once things are fixed or, at least, once the problem has been identified. We'll be keeping our eyes peeled and ears open for more news. In the meantime, maybe the next time you're logged out could be a good time to maybe take a break from Twitter.
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.