Angry Birds Bugs & Glitches

Below is an actively updated list of Angry Birds bugs, glitches, and issues spanning all version and platforms. We obviously can’t know everything, so many of these are reported and/or updated by the AngryBirdsNest community, so if you notice something out of the ordinary leave a comment below and investigate. Please don’t leave a comment for a bug that already exists unless you have something new to report. Thanks!

Name EditionPlatformFixed
Total Bugs Logged: 49
Golden Egg #30 Sometimes Doesn't Pop UpOriginalAllv3.4.0
Golden Egg #8 UnobtainableOriginalAllv3.3.0
"New Year Egg" UnattainableSeasonsAllv3.1.0
Mooncake Festival Golden Egg Flip-FlopSeasonsAllv3.1.0
Seasons Golden Egg 16 BrokenSeasonsAllv3.0.0
Both Christmas Level Selection Screens BorkedSeasonsiOS, PC, Macv2.5.1
Power Up Slot Machine InaccurateOriginaliPhone, iPod Touchv2.3.0
"Menu Popper" Not WorkingSpaceiOSv1.2.0
"Feather Picker" Not WorkingSpaceiOSv1.1.0
Scores Adding 5SpaceAllv1.1.0
Achievements Earned OfflineSpaceiOSv1.1.0
"Where No Birds..." Not RegisteringSpaceiPhone, iPod Touchv1.1.0
"Gravitational Escape" Incorrectly ListedSpaceiOSv1.1.0
"Pig Bang" Score Addict Incorrectly ListedSpaceiOSv1.2.2
Double-Bonus BirdsRioAllNo
Mac Trackpad SensitivityOriginalMacv2.0.2
Nokia's "New Year Egg"SeasonsSymbianv2.3.0
Scores Ending in 9OriginaliOS, Android, PC, Macv2.0.2
Golden Egg 1 Missing from Mac/PCOriginalPC, Macv2.0.2
"Carnival Upheaval - Score Addict" Valued Wrong (Unfixable)RioiPadUnfixable
Carnival Upheaval 8-5 3-star ThresholdRioiOSv1.4.0
Facebook/Twitter Levels Show No StarsSeasonsAllv2.1.0
Trick or Treat Golden Egg Flip-FlopSeasonsiOS, Androidv2.1.0
Block Smasher Free BuggedFree, Seasons FreeiOSNo
Rio Loading IssueRioAndroidv1.3.2.2
"Stellarvore" Not RegisteringRioiOSv1.4.0
Seasons Mighty Eagle Achievements FlawedSeasonsiOSv2.0.0
Rio Football FlawedOriginalPCv2.0.0
PSP Unattainable Golden Eggs (Rumored Solutions Within)OriginalPSPNo
"Bright Side of the Moon" Not WorkingSeasonsiOSv2.0.0
Star for Golden Egg 17 Only Once UnlockableOriginalPCv2.0.0
Seasons Greedings 16 FeatherSeasonsiOSv2.0.0
"King of the Caves" LabelingOriginaliOSv1.6.3
Smash Maniac (Not Bugged)OriginaliOSNot Bugged
Rio Football Numbering InconsistentOriginalAllv2.0.0
Accordion Not WorkingOriginalMacv1.6.3
17 Melons in Beach VolleyRioiOS, Androidv1.3.0
"Bunny Hunter" FlawedSeasonsiOSv2.0.0
Facebook Levels Won't UnlockSeasonsAllv1.6.0
Mighty Eagle Purchase and Use FlawedOriginaliOSNo
Only 14 Golden FruitsRioAllNo
Golden Eggs DisappearingOriginal, SeasonsAllNo
Seasons Golden Eggs MisnumberedSeasonsAllv2.0.0
Mooncake Festival In-Game Score Counter FlawedSeasonsiOSv2.0.0
"Easter Eggs - Score Addict" Valued Wrong (Unfixable)SeasonsiPhone, iPod TouchUnfixable
"Summer Pignic - Score Addict" Not WorkingSeasonsiOSv1.6.0
"Carnival Upheaval - Score Addict" MissingRioiOSv1.3.0
Carnival Upheaval Achievements Not WorkingRioiOSv1.3.0
Mighty Eagle Achievements FlawedOriginaliOSv1.6.3

Comments (2,329)

By Margie johnston

Hi Four times I tried to used my power ups tonight and last night and when I pressed on them the game went blank and I lose them. Plays fine when I don’t use my power ups.

By Rod

PS – why can’t you select which character you want to power up. I bought and bought and bought in hopes to power up Red to get him to level 5, but the program will add to the others. Is this another way to entice users to spend and spend and spend!!

Rank: Avian Overlord with 18195 points
By OldDog (@olddog)

Crossing the Rubicon is one of those levels that glitches into slow motion, then everything blows up and wipes out your score. My really high score just went to zero. ?

By Richard Snyder

version 6.0.1.4454 of Angry Birds seems to be designed for iPad Mini and does not work very well on iPod touch. The reason why I believe this version is customized for the iPad Mini is because every game image is now smaller and I can not zoom in (which I was able to do in all previous versions).
It seems to require more processing power than the iPod has – the action and sound are very jerky instead of smooth and continuous, as they were on previous versions. How can I get back to an older version on my iPod touch?

By Cynthia Pickard

why is the the spin wheel not working …. it spins …. but it gives you nothing and you suppose to eliminate one each day and it’s not letting me eliminate

By Neal Sorenson

Explosions can now be fatal erors.

By Shelia Bennett

Friends tournament mania has a serious glitch. During explosions the screen goes blank and takes you completely out of the game. Have to sign back in to fb every time. Happens in every level. Super frustrating.

Rank: Hardened with 680 points
By Lisa DeCarpio Zumbo (@lisa-decarpio-zumbo)

It seems like it happens just when you are going to beat the bhigh score too! Happening to me too.

By Linda

Sheila, That has been my flippn problem ever since this new tournament started. Power ups take me completely out of the game and it goes black then reboots. It does the same if I fling a bird after the last piggie has died!! I think its a scam just to make us buy more power ups!!!

By Jinja

AB 2 on iPad . . Kicks me out after completing a level, and I have to log back in. Will also the same thing after watching a video to get extra prizes or birds.

By Alisha

On Angry Birds Fight, my pig monsters keep disappearing! Then they reappear when the fight is over and it says I lose! This has happened with boulder pigs and scorpion pigs.

By Andreaak

Angry Bird Friends not working properly since the recent update. Lost alot of coins and power ups ?

Rank: Flinger with 30 points
By Sue Lloyd (@sue-lloyd)

when trying to shoot either the bombs explode mid air or it will not let me aim. egg drops without cause or wingman does not fly…tired of loosing powerup and points because the game is not playing correctly.

By Nicholas Voutsinas

I keep getting a pop-up saying “Updating Your Progress-Please wait we just need to restart the game.” I click the checkmark, the screen reloads and it just keeps popping back up not letting me play the game. Do I have to start all over and lose all my progress?

By Keith Etches

Angry Birds Friends/Carnival Days, crashing.

By ichabod

Angry bird friends will not open on the IPad for the current game that started Wed. 27th Jan. Cannot play it at all.

By Keith Etches

Angry Birds Friends latest update will not play on my iPad. Just switches off when gone through opening up procedure.

By Linda Prell

Starting 1/27 it was closing out intermittently on my iPhone, but today I can’t get it to load at all, it starts, but closes :(

By U na

For the last few days Angry Birds will not play on my iPhone or iPad . Tried restarting but no luck! Any solutions?

By Linda Prell

The game has not been working properly on my iPhone since 1/27. The games would close out in the middle and today I haven’t been able to play at all. The game will start load and then close out in like 2 seconds. I’ve restarted my phone, check all settings, checked for updates, no help. My phone is where I play 99.9% of the time. Help!!

Rank: Flinger with 30 points
By Porkhunters (@porkhunters)

The game has not been working properly on my iPhone since 1/27. The games would close out in the middle and today I haven’t been able to play at all. The game will start load and then close out in like 2 seconds. I’ve restarted my phone, check all settings, checked for updates, no help. My phone is where I play 99.9% of the time. Help!!
I can though play on my desktop computer. Maybe it’s an Apple thing?

By Zachary

Angry Birds Friends on Face Book crashes whenever I try to purchase coins or use power ups.Any help,really frustrating.

By jan

Few days ago, started loading game , pop up told me to date game, but now my device is not compatable with the new version? Huh, got htc and never had issues before?

Rank: Champion with 3945 points
By Fleshyskeleton (@fleshyskeleton)

@admins -I should consider it urgent as whenever I log on to Epic,I became stuck in the Enchanting tutorial FOREVER due lack of resources.This should be fixed asap.

Rank: Sling God with 32110 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)

@fleshyskeleton You should contact Rovio immediately about this.

By Daniel

The version on my Mac, used via Bluestacks, has all these black bars and squares where the animations should be.

Get back to me and I can send screenshots.

Rank: Flinger with 50 points
By adoug (@adoug123)

I was playing the latest heartbreaker challenge and on level 3 i scored a triple crown when they froze on me and all was lost. I feel my points should be returned to me.

By Billy Elliott

When playing Reds Mighty Feathers Egg Defender #14 I skip over pig #4, so no matter how hard I try, I cannot get 3 stars. What’s up with that?

By ashok

slingshot trouble
wen birds r abt to b shot/fired, d bird cancel option kicks in..n special effect of d bird launced on delivery rather thn on our wish to do so..

By Bernadette Dimenstein

Very upset. Did update on Angry Birds Friends mid February, 2016 and in the last week I have been having trouble logging in? In the last couple of days, if I am lucky, I might get in after 20 to 30 attempts, I am leading in my league and it would have been nice to see the results. Please tell me how to get Angry Bird Friends game working again. I don’t even mind starting again from scratch, I just enjoy the game. HELP!!!

By Donald Melton

Who do I contact on having my update on my birday episode on. My iPad it keeps saying update but it. Won’t….update…

By Keaton

App keeps starting back up on its own when I try to quit. I have to force stop it every time I’m done. It’s annoying because I’ll be doing something else and suddenly Angry Birds pops up by itself for no reason and interrupts me, closing whatever I was doing.

By David Haslam

I have the opposite problem since I updated the app today – I cannot now open up the app. After completing the logging stage the app just closes down!

By Daniel Foord

Downloaded latest update and now the game won’t open on my iPhone.

By Daniel Foord

Downloaded latest update for Angry Birds 2 and now the game won’t open on my iPhone.

Rank: Gold Flinger with 8810 points
By jwgardenwiz (@jwgardenwiz)

Add me to the list of those who are dissatisfied with the latest update of AB2. My iPad just reverts to the home screen after a few seconds of trying to load the latest AB2. My advice is not to update until you hear positive comments in the Nest.

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