Apple may have currently launched a short-lived repair for the raging and infamous iOS text bug which can easily crash your iPhone, however not only is the fix short-lived, it can be a bit tedious as well for a lot of users to go through. Get in –– IneffectivePower, a jailbreak tweak which should help you respond to the risk of this bug permanently.
With the momentary repair out, a fast and reliable update is the need of the hour as security experts have currently mentioned the significant dangers such as having an iPhone hijacked, or hacked for that matter through using this exploit.
Apple has nevertheless stated that it’s intending on releasing a fix, likely in the form of the iOS 8.4 firmware update – – something that might get very challenging for jailbreak users and those already awaiting one running iOS 8.3 which can not be jailbroken in the meantime.
Luckily for users of jailbroken iPhones, this Cydia tweak must assist you prevent the perils associated with that nasty bug. There are a few other repairs for the bug offered on Cydia at the moment, nevertheless IneffectivePower’s developer, angelXwind is stating that her fix is presently the better alternative out there as it deals with a system-wide level. “IneffectivePower is a tweak I wrote that stops the infamous “Effective Power” text string from crashing CoreText on a system-wide level. This indicates it must work in every app.”
So yes, this fix not just will deal with the bug in Messages app, but also in third-party apps like Snapchat and Twitter. Obviously, this tweak injects its magic at the “CoreText level as opposed to being injected into SpringBoard.”
To install this tweak, you will certainly require to include a brand-new repository to Cyida: http://cydia.angelxwind.net/. When included, you can download the tweak free of expense, and you will certainly see that it will certainly safeguard your iPhone from such notorious unicode characters-based text in the future.