Roblox Keeps Crashing: How To Fix In 2023

Here's what to do if Roblox keeps crashing on your PC or Mobile device and know the reasons why it's happening.

It can be frustrating if you’ve logged into the app after a long day of studying or work, but Roblox keeps crashing on your PC or Android device/iPhone/iPad. You won’t be able to load up your favorite game because the app just won’t launch properly. Whether it’s happening randomly or after an update – there can be multiple reasons why you are facing constant Roblox crashes your PC or Mobile and we will look into all possible causes and fixes in this guide.

Why does Roblox Keep Crashing?

Go through all the questions to narrow down the real reason why the app is crashing frequently on your device.

It could be your Antivirus or Firewall

If your antivirus or Windows Firewall is interfering or blocking the launch of the app, it will keep crashing until you disable them temporarily or whitelist Roblox for future use.

It could be a Third Party Software

If your antivirus is not the problem, do check if you are using a third party software that’s creating the interference. Players who have recently installed such a software need to uninstall it, launch Roblox again and check if the error persists.

It could be your Discord Overlay

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One of the reasons why Roblox keeps crashing is the Discord overlay. Turn it off by following these steps and check if the app stops crashing after that.

How to Fix Roblox Crashing on PC

Clear Cache

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To clear Roblox cache, press Win + R on your keyboard. Next, type %temp%\Roblox and click on OK. Select everything in this folder and hit delete.

Check if it’s a Glitch/Bug

If nothing else worked, there’s a chance that it’s a glitch which can be solved by restarting your PC. Try it and check if it gets resolved with a fresh start.

Check your System Requirements (PC, Mobile)

Players who are facing frequent crashes of Roblox on mobile devices need to check if the phone supports the minimum system requirements of the app. Similarly, check if your PC can run Roblox smoothly:

  • PC/Windows:
    • Roblox will install on Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, or Windows 10. For Windows 8/8.1 you will need to run Roblox in Desktop Mode, as Metro Mode (the tiled start-screen) is not currently supported. Note: The Roblox website supports the following browsers for PC/Windows: Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.
  • Currently supported Mobile devices:
    • Apple iOS: iPad 2 or higher, iPhone 4s or higher, and iPod touch 5th Generation. iOS 9 or greater is required.
    • Android: The Roblox application supports Android OS 5.0 and higher. Note: On June 16th, 2021, Roblox will no longer support Android 4.4. The new minimum version required will be Android 5.0.
    • Amazon Fire OS: Kindle Fire HDX 7 (3rd Gen), Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (3rd Gen), Fire HDX 8.9 (4th Gen), Fire HD 6 & 7 (4th Gen), Fire HD 8 & 10 (5th Gen), and Fire (5th Gen) except: Amazon Fire HD 2013
  • Note: Newly released operating systems/devices or pre-released versions of operating systems/devices may not immediately be supported.

Run Roblox as administrator

run roblox as administrator

  • Find the shortcut of Roblox on your desktop or its .exe file and right click on it. Now click on Properties and choose the Compatbility tab.
  • Tick the option to “Run this program as an administrator” and click on Apply > OK.
  • Now the next time you launch Roblox, it will be given all permissions to launch smoothly.

Update Graphics Drivers

For Graphics Drivers, you need to head to the official site of the manufacturer and download the latest files. After that, relaunch the game and check if it launches without issues.

  • If it’s Nvidia, then you need to visit here.
  • For AMD cards, check here.

Uninstall & Reinstall Roblox

On many occasions, a buggy update can lead to crashes, and the devs releases a hotfix in such a scenario. To ensure that you have the latest update, you can uninstall Roblox, reinstall it on your PC or Mobile and check if it’s still crashing. If yes, wait until the developers provide information about the same or contact Support for assistance.

Why Does Roblox Keep Crashing on iPhone and iPad?

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Make sure that you have the latest version of iOS on your device and ensure that you have the latest up-to-date Roblox app as well.

Force close the app

  • Press the Home key two times on your device.
  • Swipe up on the Roblox app preview panel to slide it off of the screen and close it.
  • Tap on the Roblox app icon to launch it again.

Reboot your iPhone or iPad

  • Press and hold the Home button on the bottom of your device as well as the sleep/wake key at the top.
  • Holdfor about 10 seconds. The Slide to Power Off option will show up, but the device should restart if you keep holding these buttons.
  • Relaunch the Roblox app.

Reinstall Roblox

  • On your home-screen, press and hold the Roblox app app until all the apps on your screen begin to jiggle.
  • Tap the X that appears in the top-right corner of the Roblox icon.
  • Confirm your decision and let the app uninstall.
  • Open the App Store
  • Search for Roblox and reinstall the app from there.

Check the Date and Time of your Device

  • Open your device’s Settings app
  • Find your time and date settings
  • Ensure the date and time are correct. If not, update them and try to load up Roblox again.

Clear Roblox Cookies

  • To clear your history and cookies, go to Settings > Safari, and tap Clear History and Website Data.
  • To clear your cookies and keep your history, go to Settings > Safari > Advanced > Website Data, then tap Remove All Website Data.

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