The only possible solution that users can try is to ask a friend to send a message and then delete that thread with the bad character. The Apple devices were sent on bootloop due to presence of the Telugu letter in either typing or receiving messages which caused popular apps like Gmail, Instagram and WhatsApp to crash.
Among the major messaging apps, Telegram and Skype seem to unaffected and the public betas for iOS 11.3 are also not exhibiting the same problems.
Indeed, attempts to reload Messages after the rogue character had been received saw it get stuck trying - and failing - to bring that message in.
Responding to iMore, Apple has said that a bug fix is coming in a minor update that will be rolled out ahead of iOS 11.3. The character interestingly doesn't crash all apps, however. That's a Dravidian language native to India, spoken by over 70 million people, and a specific symbol of the Telugu script can now be used as a weapon of mass iPhone crashing.
The character above can also crash the entire iPhone if the symbol appears in a notification card or banner, forcing you to restart the phone. The issue was fixed after the release of iOS 11.2.
Previously, Apple was forcing out massive annual updates to its software platforms in order to tout big year-over-year improvements. The bug could cause the system to crash without the user even clicking on the link. Apple is already on the case, confirming that it's aware of the issue and plans to fix the bug before iOS 11.3 comes out this spring.
The iPhone maker admits devices running on iOS 11 can be affected by a flaw said to make apps unresponsive.
In the December 15 video, she talks about President Donald Trump's recognition a week earlier of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Ahed and her mother are being held by Israel for the duration of the military court proceeding.
Iraqi officials estimate that the biggest chunk of the money needed, around $17 billion, is required exclusively to rebuild homes. Saudi Arabia said it would allocate $1 billion for investment projects in Iraq and $500 million to support Iraqi exports.
The firm hasn't stated whether people can opt out, but it should become clear once Gmail gets support for AMP later this year. If you want to mute that at any time, there should be a small music icon in the top right corner of the interface.
The Maryland Department of Health detected its first laboratory-confirmed cases of seasonal influenza in November. Some people think getting the flu shot puts them at risk for the flu, but that's not true.
Rudd visited the U.S. to meet tech companies to discuss the idea, as well as other efforts to tackle extremism. Any content that the software is still unsure about would then be passed on for a human to review.
Not for the first time this winter, England's bowlers were made to toil in their fourth match of T20 tri-series on Tuesday. Opener Guptill raced to 65 off 40 including three sixes while captain Williamson accelerated late in his 72 off 46.
The ongoing low-intensity conflict in Kashmir has raised questions about the efficacy of Narendra Modi's inflexible approach. Five soldiers and a civilian were killed by terrorists, who entered the army camp around 4.45 AM on Saturday.
They have interpreted Mr Turnbull's comments as a push by the Liberals to pressure their Coalition partners to oust Mr Joyce. The leader of the Liberal Party is the prime minister, and the leader of the Nationals is the deputy.
Palestinian President Mehmoud Abbas had condemned the move, saying it disqualified the USA from playing the role of arbiter. Israel occupied East Jerusalem in 1967 and proceeded to effectively annex it, in breach of global law.
Apple's TV app now supports live news, a feature announced in September when company CEO Tim Cook introduced the new Apple TV 4K. Apple is planning on bringing Animojis and a new tabs feature to the iPad with the release of iOS 12 , according to Bloomberg .
And if they don't think it's important yet, maybe they would heed the word of the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats . The panel's vice chairman, Virginia Senator Mark Warner , said the threat is real.
FCC Inspector General Investigating Sinclair Rulings
Both Sinclair and the FCC have declined to comment on the current investigation but called the original allegations "baseless". Around the completion of the year, the premiere the interior watchdog for the F.C.C. unseal an investigation if Mr.
Karate Kid TV Sequel Cobra Kai Releases First Trailer
Josh Heald ( Hot Tub Time Machine ) wrote this new story for Cobra Kai with Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg ( Harold & Kumar ). This time, the question is not how to stop the school from reopening - but whether Johnny and Cobra Kai should be stopped at all.
Apple's HomePod leaves 'white rings' on wooden furniture
Early reviews of the device have found that the speaker leaves a white ring on wooden surfaces shortly after being placed there. Apple notably delayed shipping the HomePod until this year, as the firm said it "needed more time" to flawless the device.
Salmonella illnesses prompt pet food recall
Ground Turkey Pet Food in 1- and 5-pound sealed tubes are sold in Turkey Pet Food case and Pet Food Combo Pack cases. Pet owners who have this product matching this lot code in their homes are urged to discontinue use of the product.
Raiders Cut Long-Time Kicker Sebastian Janikowski
Janikowski was drafted by the Raiders from Florida State in the first round in 2000, during Gruden's first stint as head coach. Brady is the only player from three draft classes in the beginning of the 2000s that remains with the team that drafted him.
Brady opens up about Super Bowl loss in Instagram post
While the future may be murky in Foxborough for the first time in almost two decades, it couldn't be brighter in Philadelphia. Thousands of fans flocked to the city Thursday morning, with some making their way downtown long before the sun even came up.
Rohit turns around misfortune with runs
Kohli , with 393 runs in the ODI series so far, has led from the front to heap trouble on a depleted South African side. South Africa could only manage 201 all out in 42.2 overs in its chase, with Yadav taking 4-57 and Chahal 2-43.