Fix – Text String with Italian flag and Sindhi characters crashing your iPhone

Users have discovered a new text string that crashing their iPhone. Learn more about the bug and how to fix it.

iOS crash italian flag and sindhi text bug iphone

Text string bugs are not new to iOS device and now a new emoji and character which we’re not going to share in this blog post is crashing iPhone. Majority of users reporting that after receiving text string with Sindhi character and Italian their or just Sindhi character device become unusable, crash, or touch input stop responding

You can check following for an idea about bug:

You can check another tweet:

Apple is already aware about this iOS crash text bug and fixed the issue in iOS 13.4.5 beta, but iPhone users running latest public version might be affected by the bug.

Fix – Italian flag and Sindhi Characters Crashing iPhone

Apple is already about the bug and you can expect iOS 13.4.2 or 13.4.5 update with fix soon. In the meantime, here’s how you can temporarily fix the bug:

You need to Force reboot your iPhone. For that, here’s what you need to do back to back:

  1. Press and release the volume up button.
  2. Press and release the volume down button.
  3. Press and hold the side or power button until the screen turns off and then turns back on. Keep holding side button until you see Apple logo on the screen

You can check this apple support page about Force Restart iPhone

After successful restart to ensure full protection from bug, you need to turn off notification completely, else anyone can send you string and it will appear in a notification and again your phone will become unusable or crash.

To turn off Notification, you need to Settings > Notification. Here make the changes. Check out this page from Apple about Notifications.

Are you affected from Sindhi character crash string bug? Does the steps discussed in this blog post, help you in fixing the issue? Share your experience in the comments.

Thanks, 9to5Google for information

Viney Dhiman
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