There's Another iOS bug Crashing iPhones, iMessage and Other Apps

Audrey Hill
February 17, 2018

This time, the iOS 11.2.5 has a major flaw caused by a Unicode symbol, which is a character that visually represents text or a letter in another language.

The issues with iOS have simply compounded for Apple in recent years, as the company has been forced to rush out fixes for bugs that likely should have been caught before being pushed out to the public.

Apple has announced a significant change from the manner it in which it updates software for the iOS devices like iPads and iPhones through relaxing on the development schedule.

People experiencing the frustrations of the bug - which also seems to have infiltrated Macs, Apple TVs and Apple Watches running on the newest software version - are airing their grievances with the tech giant on Twitter in full force.

This symbol, one of 60 used in the Telugu tongue, can not be fully recognized by the Apple devices.

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Many users have noticed that when they use this language or are sent documents containing it, apps begin closing down and becoming unresponsive.

An iOS bug that appears in the form of a character written in an Indian language is crashing iPhones. However, there are other apps which remain unaffected such as Skype and Telegram.

Indeed, in addition to the iPhone X being labeled the "most breakable" iPhone released thus far, weaker-than-expected sales have reportedly led to Apple cutting the device's production in half.

A MALICIOUS "text bomb" is causing Apple devices to crash leaving users unable to access their messages. Once that message is received, Apple's iOS Springboard-an application that manages the iOS home screen-will crash and the Messages app will no longer open.

"While iOS 11.3 fixes the problems, Apple said it is planning to release an iOS 11 update soon that will address the crashes before the iOS 11.3 release in the spring", The Verge reported late Thursday. This year looks to be more of the same, though, as Apple's mobile software has a newly discovered bug that can crash an iPhone and render a few important apps inaccessible.

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