App store crashing after the update

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iOS & iPadOS
Hello all. Has anyone had this problem: you go to send someone a gift, only to have it crash if you try to enter a message into the field? I've done it twice and as soon as I enter the tet, app store closes and i have to go back int o submit a gift. I'm hoping i wasn't charged 20 bucks, since it's the look tell money reader app i'm trying to buy for a friend. still wish theprice dropped a bit. I understand not free but ten is a bit much. Anyway thanks for anyone's observations.

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Submitted by dvdmth on Friday, March 14, 2014

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I can't speak for iOS 7.1, but under iOS 7.0 I had several occasions where the App Store would crash while I was trying to do something in it with VoiceOver, especially with my wireless keyboard. I learned to move more slowly in that app, which seemed to lessen the likelihood of the app crashing. Still, with the VO issues the app has under iOS 7, I find myself using the App Store within iTunes on my Mac instead, which works a lot better with VoiceOver.

Submitted by KE7ZUM on Friday, March 14, 2014

In reply to by dvdmth

I agree. I would try moving more slowly, and you won't be charged until you confirm the purchase, I think.

Also try the iTunes app and store on the computer as that seems to for now work better.

Take care.

Submitted by Isaac Hebert (not verified) on Friday, March 14, 2014

I had that problem too before the update.