Here's How To Fix That Annoying iOS 11 Bug

Courtesy of Apple itself

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If you have the new iOS 11 update, you may have noticed a tiny, very frustrating bug.

Users of iOS 11.1 have reported experiencing an issue with the system's autocorrect – namely, typing the word "I" comes out with a weird question mark alongside a symbol (like a "#" or "!") or, in some cases, a letter "A".

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Yes, some people actually can't type the word "I". Pretty inconvenient.

Fortunately, Apple has acknowledged the problem and has suggested a short-term fix on its website for anyone who is affected by the problem.

It's not the most elegant solution, but it works.

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"If you updated your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 11.1 and find that when you type the letter 'i' it autocorrects to the letter "A" with a symbol, learn what to do," the page reads.

"Try setting up Text Replacement for the letter 'i'. Here's what you can do to work around the issue until it's fixed in a future software update."

The instructions are below:

  1. Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Text Replacement.
  2. Tap +.
  3. For Phrase, type an upper-case "I". For Shortcut, type a lower-case "i."

Apple has also confirmed that it is working on a proper and more permanent fix.

"We are aware of this autocorrect bug. A fix will be released very soon," an Apple spokesperson told BuzzFeed News.

From: Digital Spy