The iOS 11.2.6 replace will be downloaded without spending a dime on all eligible units over-the-air within the Settings app. To entry the replace, go to Settings –> Common –> Software program Replace.
Apple launched iOS 11.2.6 to address a bug that causes apps like Messages to crash on the iPhone and iPad attributable to an incapability to render a selected character within the Indian language Telugu. When despatched, obtained, or enter into Messages, Safari, WhatsApp, Fb Messenger, and extra, the Telugu character could cause the app to freeze up and develop into unresponsive.
In Messages, for instance, receiving the character can freeze up the whole Messages app on all of an individual’s Mac and iOS units. The Messages app then refuses to perform correctly till the offending character is eliminated by deleting the dialog with the one that despatched it. Apple’s launch notes are beneath:
iOS 11.2.6 consists of bug fixes to your iPhone or iPad. This replace:
Fixes a problem the place utilizing sure character sequences may trigger apps to crash
Fixes a problem the place some third-party apps may fail to hook up with exterior equipment
Apple mounted the bug in iOS 11.three and macOS 10.13.four, however these updates are nonetheless in beta testing and will not be launched till the spring. Apple final week promised a minor replace to repair the bug within the meantime.
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