Additionally, some notable security updates are included in the i OS 8.4.1 release, making it a recommended update for users.
i OS devices require at least 550MB of free space available to install the small software update.
First spotted by Italian site Mobile World, a new i OS bug was causing i Message and other apps to crash by sending a specific character in Telugu — an Indian language.
It will not only block access to the Messages app but also to apps like Facebook Messenger, Gmail, and Outlook for i OS.
Potential solutions: With i OS 11, some users have found that their contacts are not showing up correctly.
On Apple’s forums, one user noticed all the contact names in the phone app showed up as phone numbers when someone called.
Infosec mentioned the bug was already reported to Apple’s security team back in December 2017.
The simplest way to download and install the i OS 8.4.1 update is through the OTA mechanism on the device.Regardless of which app the character is displayed in, it will close out each time you try to open it.If someone sends you the symbol and i OS shows it in a notification, then Springboard will be blocked entirely. Apple has released a fix for the issue in i OS 11.2.6.With i OS 11, you can scan QR codes with your camera app and then tap on the banner notification for the code.But according to a report by Infosec, a bug within the operating system is allowing users to change the URL that it redirects to.Plans to release a fix for the Apple Watch or the Mac have yet to be announced.Solution: There have been multiple complaints about notifications suddenly disappearing from the lock screen.We’ve searched a variety of forums for the biggest problems people are experiencing on their i Phone or i Pad since the update.To help make the transition easier for you, here are the most common i OS 11 problems and potential solutions on how to deal with them.Apple’s latest mobile operating system, i OS 11, launched on September 19, and early adopters were quick to report several crucial bugs.The public and developer betas have been out since June, but it’s clear even the final version isn’t glitch-free.