These days there is a lot of talk about the new annoying Telugu bug, the system error that crashes iPhone and iOS messaging applications, which can even freeze the iPhone. It is a particular Indian character, which just displayed creates a series of system errors that make the Apple smartphone unusable. With the spread of the news, the risk of running into this type of bug significantly increased, creating a strong discomfort among users. Although Apple has declared that it is working on a firmware update that should definitely solve the problem, if your iPhone crash may have been the victim of this annoying bug. If you don't know how to operate your iPhone as before, I suggest you follow this guide to permanently solve the problem.
How to fix Telugu bug if iPhone crash
After contracting the annoying Telugu bug, you may be faced with two different situations: either you can no longer open the messaging application on which you received the offending message, or you have an iPhone that continues to restart, being in BootLoop. In both cases, fortunately there is a solution.
Telugu bug: unusable apps – how to fix
If due to the Telugu bug you are no longer able to access WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger or similar, you can easily solve the problem using a PC. In fact, all the most popular messaging applications have a PC or Web version (WhatsApp Web, Telegram, Facebook). By accessing these versions with your PC, you can easily locate the chat and delete the offending message. In this way, the message will also disappear on the iPhone, which will return to work as before. Easy, right?
Telugu bug: iPhone in BootLoop – how to fix it
If, however, the most serious problem is your iPhone crashes and is completely unusable because in BootLoop, then to solve the problem you will necessarily have to follow these steps:
- Access iCloud.com from PC
- Locate the device with Find My iPhone and set the lost mode
- Enter your phone number
- You will receive a call, answer to unlock the iPhone
- Clear notifications
- Disable preview of notifications by going toSettings -> Notifications -> Show previews -> Never.
N.B. It doesn't always work on the first try. It may be necessary to repeat the operation several times.
In the unfortunate event that your iPhone stuck in a long load on the apple symboland does not respond in any way, there is one, extreme, solution. That of restore from iTunes from PC in recovery mode.
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