Malformed iMessage bricks iPhones
6 months, 2 weeks ago by john | 4 facts | 0 comments | 0 votes

  • On a Mac, this causes soagent to crash and respawn, but on an iPhone, this code is in Springboard. -
  • Receiving this message will case Springboard to crash and respawn repeatedly, causing the UI not to be displayed and the phone to stop responding to input. -
  • This condition survives a hard reset, and causes the phone to be unusable as soon as it is unlocked requring a system restore to stop. -
  • A update fix has been issued by Apple -

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