Google offers a fix after Apple's most recent iOS 16.3.1 update breaks the Google Photos app

Suji Sugathan
Feb 15, 2023

The Google Photo app has received the 6.23.1 update from Google.

Earlier Monday, Apple released iOS 16, its most recent version, for eligible devices (February 14). App problems appear to be being caused by the recent iOS 16.3.1 upgrade for some iPhone and iPad users. 

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With changes to Find My and Crash Detection for the new iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models, the update is intended to improve user experience. However, several users have complained online that the Google Photos app immediately crashes on launch after updating their smartphones to iOS 16.3.1.

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The problems affect the majority of the most recent Apple devices and are not specific to any one iPhone or iPad model. Google has just released version 6.23.1 of the Google Photo app. The iOS 16.3.1 update is causing the Google Photos app for Apple users to collapse instantly, according to user reports on Reddit and Twitter.

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Many iPhone and iPad users assert that after updating to the newest software, they are unable to open or access the Google photo collection. Although the majority of the online reports indicate that the difficulties are also starting to appear on current iPhone 14 models, the issues don't appear to be specific to any one iPhone or iPad model.

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Google formally acknowledged the issue and also offered a solution. The team is "working fast to get this addressed," the Google Photos official Twitter account revealed. The Google Photos app has a fix available in version 6.23.1 from the firm. 

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The most recent update can be found right now on the App Store. Earlier today, Apple published iOS 16.3.1, the most recent version of iOS 16, with build number 20D67. It includes improvements for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models' Crash Detection, Find My, and Siri performance issues.

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The third-generation and second-generation iPhone SE devices, as well as the iPhone 8 and later, are all compatible with the upgrade. Apple also published watchOS 9.3.1, iPadOS 16.3.1, macOS Ventura 13.2.1, iPadOS 16.3.1, and HomePod Software Version 16.3.2 for the second-generation Apple HomePod in addition to iOS 16.3.1. 

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