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iPhone Safari crashing

Starting yesterday afternoon, Safari on my phone cannot complete loading site pages then crashes. Or sometimes it just freezes and the back button and links don't work. Resetting the phone doesn't cure this.

It was intermittent yesterday but nearly 100% starting late last night. Maybe a new kind of ad feed? I attach a screenshot. In none of the cases does an ad load before it crashes.

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  1. I don't know if Melanie is talking about reaching the CH site through Safari, but access through Google using an Android phone hasn't been working for me (or working so wonkily as to be useless) since last night.

    EDIT: And resetting the phone doesn't help.

      1. Chowhound through safari on my iPhone is kaput since last night.

        Its annoying!

        1. Me too!! Me too!! I honestly thought it was my phone flaking out so I haven't bothered to report it. I reset my browser history, cookies etc. I still just thought it was my phone but exactly as you are reporting!

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          1. re: jrvedivici

            Haha! That's what I thought, as well jr. My iPhone is a few years old. It's been off and on for me for the last several days, and it's just started acting up again.

          2. Same here.

            iPhone and Safari

            Thanks for reporting, Melanie.

            1. me too - I agree it seems to be something with the ad feed. The page loads (except for the ads) and then freezes and crashes.

              iphone4 with latest operating system and all updates through safari

              1. Well, I opened this page successfully from mobile and the ad on top does show.

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                  1. re: C. Hamster

                    Yay! For me too after taking quick romp around site. So glad this was fixed before the weekend.

                  2. re: Melanie Wong

                    We're not totally out of the woods yet on this, so you may see a brief reoccurrence, but we're aware of it and actively working on it. Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for reporting it.

                      1. re: meshane

                        Back to functional now on the Google/'Droid combination.

                      1. It's happening to me again beginning this afternoon. Seems to halt and stop loading. I assume it has to do with whatever top-of-the-page ad is trying to load but doesn't.

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                        1. re: LNG212

                          Thanks for alerting us. We're actively working to fix this now.

                          1. re: LNG212

                            It should be working now. Thanks again.