iPhone-Fail

A growing collection of funny, weird, crazy and simple dumb failure messages found in different iPhone-Apps.
I didn’t even recognize this as a question…

Festival of games - More than 50 EA games in the App Store - Save up to 80%! Remember, you can save even more on the EA Daily Deal page! New deal - every day! 

- FIFA 12 for iOS

I didn’t even recognize this as a question…

Festival of games - More than 50 EA games in the App Store - Save up to 80%! Remember, you can save even more on the EA Daily Deal page! New deal - every day! 

- FIFA 12 for iOS

Love answering “or”-questions with yes or no. Sorry Apple - definitely an iPhone-Fail.

Turn off flight mode, or use Wi-Fi for data access?

- Maps for iOS

Love answering “or”-questions with yes or no. Sorry Apple - definitely an iPhone-Fail.

Turn off flight mode, or use Wi-Fi for data access?

- Maps for iOS

Sorry for clicking the wrong button. It was definitely my fault…

Communication error: [401] Invalid action. Please try again!

- FRITZ!-App for iOS

Sorry for clicking the wrong button. It was definitely my fault…

Communication error: [401] Invalid action. Please try again!

- FRITZ!-App for iOS

Help users recognize, diagnose, and recover from errors - Error messages should be expressed in plain language (no codes), precisely indicate the problem, and constructively suggest a solution.

Ten Usability Heuristics by Jakob Nielsen

http://www.useit.com/papers/heuristic/heuristic_list.html

Maybe, this one was dedicated to some developer or something like that. Nevertheless, I parse my string right now!

Debug - Unable to parse JSON string

- TuneIn iPhone-App

Maybe, this one was dedicated to some developer or something like that. Nevertheless, I parse my string right now!

Debug - Unable to parse JSON string

- TuneIn iPhone-App


The iTunes Store can not process purchase transactions currently. You may continue to look around the Store. Please try again your purchase later.

- iTunes Store
Oh, that’s quite kind! Thought I had to shut down the Store and maybe my iPhone immediately. ^^

The iTunes Store can not process purchase transactions currently. You may continue to look around the Store. Please try again your purchase later.

- iTunes Store

Oh, that’s quite kind! Thought I had to shut down the Store and maybe my iPhone immediately. ^^

Meanwhile, a classic error found in the first version of the GoogleMail-App by Google.

No valid aps-environment-entitlement-string found for Apps

- Gmail-App for iPhone

Meanwhile, a classic error found in the first version of the GoogleMail-App by Google.

No valid aps-environment-entitlement-string found for Apps

- Gmail-App for iPhone