Just like the infamous "ChaiOS" bug that caused iMessage to crash with a single link, this lone Indian Telugu language character is affecting a number of iPhones running iOS 11.2.5. Apart from iOS devices alone, the bug also crashes apps on the Apple Watch as well as Macs.
But a new bug, first discovered by Mobile World and verified by The Verge, could be the most annoying yet. Apart from iMessage, the bug affects apps like Safari, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and other apps that accept text input. The error itself is caused when the default San Francisco font across Apple devices tries to render the Telugu characters, Aloha browser said in a tweet. "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. The latest beta versions of iOS and macOS are already immune to this issue, and I can confirm the same.
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Until then, the only apparent way to deal with the bug is to delete the bad symbol in the message box.
When the message is received while the app is closed, causing a notification to appear, the iOS Springboard will crash.
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"Starting April 2018, all new iOS apps submitted to the App Store must be built with the iOS 11 SDK, " the company revealed on its website.
The new iOS brought with it a host of bugs for users, with the worst of it hitting iPhone and iPad owners late previous year. However, Telegram and Skype seem to process it properly without crashing.
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Motherboard reported the behavior of users, who have exploited the bug by putting the offending character in their usernames. Apple apologized for not being more transparent about how it handled performance issues with older phones. Fixes are expected when Apple releases updates for iOS and macOS later this month.