Kakaotalk is now of the best video calling App currently with millions of users. It works well for most of the owing to the many languages support. But a lot of times, it gives users unexpected trouble and throws an error. Some users have complained that the Kakaotalk sign-in is not working for them. While others say it is not loading or crashing.
These may sound like different problems, but more often than not, their solutions are similar or the same. That’s why I am grouping them in one handy little guide. But let’s try first try to log in
Kakaotalk Sign In Guide
To sign in to your Kakaotalk account, you should locate and open the app on your phone. If you have installed the app you can get it at your phone Store (Apple Store and Google Play).
- Tap on the ‘Sign In’ button located on your screen.
- Type in your Kakaotalk Username (email address or phone number) Type in also your password. Make these details are correct
- Tap ‘Login” for Kakaotalk to take you to your Account profile.
If this didn’t work, tap Forgot my password to recover the password.
KaKaotalk Login Problems
Where you couldn’t Sign in to the Kakaotalk account here are the possible problems and how to fix them.
You are using an old version of Kakaotalk app
Well, Android is not exactly popular for receiving OS updates on time. Except when you are using a customized OS like OxygenOS or maybe MIUI where updates are pushed and available as soon as possible. To check for the latest version:
Open Settings and click on about phone and tap on System update. You can check for Android OS updates here and do the needful. Always plug into a power source before updating it.
You are Using Kakaotalk Unofficial App.
The company points out that using the unofficial app Kakaotalk is against its terms of service and it cautions that it can’t validate the security practices of companies offering these clients, because of this, Kakaotalk cracks down on people using unofficial clients. Make sure you are using the official App.
Most apps release bugs fix regularly, and Kakaotalk is no different. Open Play Store and click on Menu to select My apps & games.
Check if there’s an update for Kakaotalk, especially if you are a part of Kakaotalk’s beta testing program. If there is one, apply the update, open Kakaotalk, and inspect if the app is still crashing or not loading. If updating the app doesn’t work, you should reinstall it.
Try the Kakaotalk Web
Open your favorite browser on a computer or smartphone, and check if Kakaotalk is loading or not on it. If it is working fine, you can use it from there temporarily. You know, like a quick fix? If it is not loading, then the problem may not be on your end at all. Read the next point for more information on Kakaotalk sign in problems.
Kakaotalk Is Down
I have noticed a few instances of the Kakaotalk being down in the news lately. One easy and quick way to check if Kakaotalk is working or not is to use Down Detector. Bookmark it now, and you can thank me later.
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The app was down on 3 occasions in the last week alone, affecting different aspects of the app. There is a live outage map, so use it to see if the problem is global or affecting a select area. Usually, they have servers located across the world to deliver content faster.
The steps will depend on the antivirus app that you are using, but here is the basic premise. First, disable antivirus to check if it resolves the Kakaotalk sign in problem. If yes, some setting in your antivirus is blocking or messing with the app. If nothing happens, move on to the next point. Maybe Kakaotalk is not whitelisted, blocked, or given necessary permissions. Go through the antivirus app to make sure everything is in order.
Delete Cache and Data
Old data and cache files can mess up how an app works and behaves. Deleting these files won’t have any effect. You will have to sign back in. Open Settings and tap on Manage apps and search and open Kakaotalk.
Tap on Clear data at the bottom and select clear all data and Clear both.
Go back and sign in to Kakaotalk and check again.
Go back to where you deleted the cache, and you will see App permissions. Tap on it once to make sure that the services that you want to use with the Kakaotalk app are given necessary permissions.
If you head back, you will also notice other permissions. Again, make sure necessary permissions are enabled.
Network or Data Issue
Have you checked your data plan? Maybe you ran out of data? Connect to a Wi-Fi network to check and confirm if Kakaotalk is loading or not. It’s also possible that there is a network issue. Ask a friend on a different network and see if he/she can access Kakaotalk
Open Settings and under More option, tap on Reset Wi-Fi, mobile, and Bluetooth. If you are using an iPhone or an iPad, open Settings and under General, tap on Reset.
Tap on Reset Network Settings, and don’t touch anything else.
Note that you will have to reconnect with all saved Wi-Fi networks by entering passwords. So, make sure to note them down somewhere before you begin.
These solutions will help you fix the Kakaotalk account sign in problems, not working, or crashing error in no time. Some of these tricks can also be used for other apps that are behaving badly.