You Can Crash Your Mate's iPhone With This Simple Emoji Text Message

20 January 2017, 08:18

This Text Will CRASH ANY iPhone!

12:05

You know that pal that's refusing to come out this weekend? This prank might come in handy...

A newly discovered bug in Apple's iOS mobile operating system lets anyone crash your iPhone or iPad by just sending an emoji-filled iMessage, according to several reports.

YouTube star EverythingApplePro published a video highlighting a sequence of characters that temporarily freeze and restart an iPhone, which people can send to their iPhone buddies to naff'em off. Watch the video above if you fancy. 

Here's the text you need to send: a white flag emoji, the digit "0" and a rainbow emoji.

The combination of characters confuses iOS 10 devices when it tries to combine them into a rainbow flag.

As soon as this text is received, the iPhone's software attempts to combine the emojis but fails, and the messaging app crashes and eventually reboots in a few minutes. The worst thing is they do not even have to open or read the message.

The good news is however that if you've fallen to the prank, no data is lost or text messages erased...enjoy! 

Samsung Just Leaked The Galaxy S8 - And It's Made Us Breathe A Sigh Of Relief!

You May Also Like

Brad From The Vamps and Roman Swap Phones

Roman Kemp and Brad Simpson swap phones and text each others contacts... and it's HILARIOUS.

02:02

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner Hinted At Her Pregnancy On Her Reality Show According To This Fan’s Theory

Snapchat Accounts Ariana Kim K Rita Ora

80+ Of The Biggest Celebrities You Really NEED To Add On Snapchat Today

Capital Metadata - Capital App March 2017

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Sam Smith Too Good At Goodbyes artwork
  2. 2
    What About Us artwork
  3. 3
    Reggaeton Lento (Remix) artwork
  4. 4
  5. 5
    Lonely Together artwork
  6. 6
    Crybaby artwork
  7. 7
    Havana artwork
  8. 8
  9. 9
    More Than Friends artwork
  10. 10
    Dusk Till Dawn artwork
  11. 11
    Friends artwork
  12. 12
  13. 13
    Rain artwork
  14. 14
    Sun Comes Up artwork
  15. 15
    Heartline artwork
  16. 16
    Your Song artwork
  17. 17
    Feels artwork
  18. 18
    Subeme La Radio artwork
  19. 19
    Mama artwork
  20. 20
    Slow Hands artwork
  21. 21
  22. 22
    Despacito (Remix) artwork
  23. 23
  24. 24
    Back To You artwork
  25. 25
    Symphony artwork
  26. 26
    One Last Time artwork
  27. 27
    Attention artwork
  28. 28
  29. 29
    Came Here For Love artwork
  30. 30
    Instruction artwork
  31. 31
    Galway Girl artwork
  32. 32
    Power artwork
  33. 33
    HurtinÕ Me artwork
  34. 34
    Boys artwork
  35. 35
    Unforgettable artwork
  36. 36
    Bestie artwork
  37. 37
    Strip That Down artwork
  38. 38
    Mi Gente artwork
  39. 39
    Wild Thoughts artwork
  40. 40
    Human artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site