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Apple rolls out iOS 11.2.6 to fix Telugu character crash bug

Apple rolls out iOS 11.2.6 to fix Telugu character crash bug

Fortunately, Apple has issued in a fix in the later version of the iPhone's iOS software, version iOS 11.2.6.

Once iOS 11.2.6 is shown as an available update, tap "Download and Install" and follow the on-screen instructions.

Manish Goregaokar, a security engineer for the Mozilla Foundation, wrote a blog post last week explaining why Mac and iOS apps were crashing because of this Unicode character.

Apple noted that it was working on a fix and today it delivered a new software update to address the issue.

To protect yourself, you can update your phone on Settings General Software Update.

APPLE has finally released a fix for a notorious iPhone bug that lets anyone crash your smartphone. This includes a bug fix for the Indian language (Telugu) character that crashes and makes apps like Messages, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp inaccessible.

As far as the features that will be coming when we see the full release of iOS 11.3, iPhone and iPad users are in for a treat.

IBTimes reported late last week about the complaints users raised regarding a bug that caused Messages and other apps to freeze up whenever they sent, received or encoded a particular Telugu character. Previously, a mysterious bug caused several iPhone and iPad devices to crash back in December past year.

The new software update also patches connection of third-party apps with the external accessories.

iOS 11 has reportedly been the buggiest and most unstable iOS version Apple has ever rolled out.

It's not ideal, but it should serve as a temporary fix until Apple or Twitter issue a formal bug fix.

The company is also expected to roll out iOS 11.3 soon, which brings in new animoji and support for AR.


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