A Way To Disable An iPhone With iOS 13 With A Single Message Is Discovered
Netizens told about a mysterious message that leads to iPhone problems. The device is turned off when the owner of an Apple smartphone or tablet accepts it in any of the messengers, users write on Reddit.
The "text bomb" consists of an Italian flag Emoji and one of the Sindhi language symbols. Users have noticed that when the owner of an iPhone or iPad receives these characters in a message, the device freezes, reboots, or turns off. In some cases, a complete device flash is required. According to the reports of victims of a specific message, the problem affects all Apple smartphones and tablets running on current versions of iOS and iPad OS.
According to comments in posts on Reddit, the message "kills" devices as soon as it appears in notifications on the gadget. Moreover, the "text bomb" works both in the native app for messages on devices and in third-party messengers. According to reviews, Android devices are not susceptible to errors. At the time of writing, Apple has not responded to the problem.
In February 2018, iOS users encountered a bug that can remotely disable Apple devices. To activate it, you had to send the owner of an iPhone or iPad a message with the symbol "sign" in Telugu. Later, Apple released an extraordinary update that fixes the error.