APPLE HAS PUSHED OUT iOS 11.2.6, which incorporates a fix for the Telugu ‘text bomb’ bug that crashed iPhones and iPads.
This loop hole/Bug was uncovered by Italian blog Mobile World last week, that disclosed that anyone might send one character within the Indian language Telugu to an iPhone to crash the device. This bug is fixed in new iOS update iOS 11.2.6.
The bug affected a number of the favored messaging apps as well as Messages, WhatsApp and Facebook courier, beside campaign and Messages on macOS.
While some had found a makeshift fix by putting in the iOS 11.3 beta, Apple’s iOS 11.2.6 update is currently obtainable to obviate the bug.
The update, that size is of 41MB, additionally fixes a problem wherever some third-party apps did not hook up with external accessories.
- Fixes an issue where using certain character sequences could cause apps to crash
- Fixes an issue where some third-party apps could fail to connect to external accessories
Apple has additionally discharged watchOS 4.2.3, tv OS 11.2.6, and macOS chain 10.13.3 updates to make sure they are protected against the Telugu character bug.
This isn’t the primary time Apple has knowledgeable glitches in iOS 11. Back in November, yet one more frustrating keyboard bug was found to be plaguing users of the mobile OS, with the word “it” mechanically corrected to “I.T”.
It was wide reportable at the time that “hundreds” of iOS 11 users moaned regarding the annoying fault, that has reportedly been touching iPhone users since the update was initial discharged in Gregorian calendar month.
While INQ wasn’t able to replicate the bug, those affected have complained that once they sort “it” into a text field, the keyboard initial shows “I.T” as a QuickType suggestion. when sound the house key, the word “it” mechanically changes to “I.T” while not really sound the prophetical suggestion.
“I recognize that I will merely put off auto correct, however I really need it on for many functions,” one user whined on the Apple Support Forums.
What’ Fixed More in iOS 11.2.6 ?
As for the initial iOS 11.2.6 stability reports, they are mixed. The good news is problems remain reasonably isolated at this stage, but there are reports of iOS 11.2.6 breaking Touch ID sensors, causing iMessage problems (1,2,3,4,5), performing strange volume adjustments, and iPhone phone call problems continue. Of course, there are also ongoing iOS 11 battery life problems(including a missing battery life indicator), though I’ve noticed less compared to previous updates. –– Via Forbes
Battery Life Of iOS 11.2.6
There were some good espects in iOS 11.2.5, but while doing my analysis, scrolling social media and Apple’s Support Communities website declares that iOS 11.2.6 has by far the most positive battery life response of any iOS 11 release yet.