Apple fixes iPhone letter 'i' bug

Apple has addressed a glitch that precipitated some iPhones to unexpectedly begin auto-correcting the letter “i” to a capital “A” and a query mark.

The difficulty emerged when folks up to date their telephones to model 11.1 of the iOS working system.

In a tweet, Apple stated folks may “repair it by putting in the newest software program replace”. The replace additionally addresses a problem with Siri.

The corporate has not defined what precipitated the issue.

The issue was highlighted final week when folks attempting to tweet messages resembling “I obtained a brand new iPhone” discovered their posts have been showing as “A[?] obtained a brand new iPhone”.

On the time, Apple outlined a temporary fix for the problem on its web site.

The repair concerned modifying the keyboard settings in iOS in order that the fitting character, both an higher or decrease case “i”, was used.

An online discussion forum on Apple’s website contains feedback from folks affected by the bug.

“That is super-annoying,” wrote one.

Revealed at Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:57:11 +0000