Crashes Safari on iOS 7.1.1 after logging in
After the new UI update happened, trying to log in using Safari on my iPad mini retina, Safari immediately crashes after the loading screen. This happens consistently and I haven't been able to use the new reader on my iPad since the update. Clearing the browser cache doesn't seem to help either.
Safari on iPad crashes every time when switched to portrait mode.
Chrome does also.
Same problem here!
iPad 3, Safari in landscape and portrait view, iOS 7.1.2
From time to time it does also crash on my ipad if I'm using the portait mode. Switching the ipad (and safari) to landscape, it does nocht crash.
Which other browser did you try?
Randy Tjahjono commented
This happens to me in Chrome also.
Even after creating a completely new account with zero feeds it still produces the same crash after logging in.
Like I mentioned before, it's possible to login and use the desktop version of Reader by using a different browser on iOS that can change the user agent to a desktop browser. So hopefully this narrows it down to the specific tablet JS or CSS that is causing issues with Safari under iOS.
Do you happen to have a lot of unread items and do they usually have video or audio widgets in them (e.g. youtube, soundcloud)?
I'm using the default view, which on the iPad I'm guessing would be tablet view.
Using the iCab browser on the iPad however, I changed the user agent to 'Safari (Mac)' and was able to see the desktop version of Reader after I logged in but obviously it didn't render properly on the iPad screen but it didn't crash the browser either.
So whatever the tablet version of the site is doing is causing Webkit to crash.
It shouldn't, but it doesn't hurt to have more information for us to investigate.
Do you use the tablet desktop view?
It looks like it happens on both portrait and landscape mode. I also tried using a 4th gen iPad and that also crashed as soon as the loading screen appeared.
I'm logging in using Google authentication if that makes any difference?
Is this happening in both portrait and landscape mode?