An iOS bug that seems within the type of a personality written in an Indian language is crashing iPhones.
Telephones operating on the newest iOS replace — model 11.2.5 — are receiving texts containing only a single letter written within the Indian language Telugu and immediately shutting down, because the Italian weblog Cellular World first reported. Some telephones are crashing whereas others lose the perform of apps like Gmail and Fb Messenger.
However there seems to be a approach to reverse the results that is working for some Apple customers. The Verge found out that when you recruit the assistance of a buddy and have them ship you a textual content, you may get again into your telephone, go to your listing of textual content conversations within the Messages app and delete the textual content thread with the bug.
To date, Apple has not but revealed an official assist web page with ideas to assist bugged customers, though the corporate did affirm to Refinery29 that an replace to get rid of the issue is coming quickly. Anybody affected by the issue ought to attain out to Apple Assist for assist till then.
Individuals experiencing the frustrations of the bug — which additionally appears to have infiltrated Macs, Apple TVs and Apple Watches operating on the most recent software program model — are airing their grievances with the tech large on Twitter in full power.