By R. Joe on Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Category: R. Joe's Random things

iPhone text crashing bug: How to fix if your prankster friend sends you one!

{iPhone crashing Bug FYI} If you happen to get a message and your phone restarts there are some easy solutions. Go to your photos and select one and then send it two the # that sent you the text and iMessages will start working again.

An iPhone bug is making phones crash when a certain text is sent

 

 

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BY RONALD CHAVEZ

A newly discovered iOS bug is crashing iPhones and leaving users without access to the Messages app.

Users who receive a mysterious string of characters in a text are noticing their Messages app will consequently crash, and in some cases, the phone will automatically reboot, according to 9to5Mac. The issue was first posted to Reddit.

SEE ALSO: 7 Ways to Preserve Your Battery Life on iOS 8

The text is partially in Arabic and includes unicode. It's not so much about what the text says, but rather how Apple's iOS handles the unicode sequence.

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http://mashable.com/2015/05/27/iphone-texts-crash-bug/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link