A Couple of Texts Can Crash the WhatsApp & Android Device

A Couple of Texts Can Crash the WhatsApp & Android Device

The website also noted that there seem to be two variants of this WhatsApp message being forwarded. Messages and media shared on WhatsApp are protected with end-to-end encryption. Moreover, there are many buggy messages that can easily crash WhatsApp messaging app on the Android.

A new forward message is now making the rounds on WhatsApp causing the messenger app to jam when the recipient taps on the message box.

Additionally, this is not the first time that such a spam message has been floating in the platform. This message is only affecting the Android smartphones, iOS is unaffected.

The message is in a simple text in quoted form, it looks like "This is very interesting", with the "laughing so much I'm crying" emoji.

The text messages sent to WhatsApp have hidden symbols between spaces. Recently Apple's famous iMessage was the victim of numerous bugs that often made the app crash.

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However the second message communicate accurately that what will happen when you tap on a black dot, which is a part of the message. In some cases, it freezes the app. However, it is still recommended to not click on them. The message that is being forwarded contains some unknown special character that upon being tapped impedes the operations of WhatsApp.

Avoiding such messages is recommended. The source of this message is not known as of now. It is better to delete such messages beforehand.

So to solve your dilemma, WhatsApp will now let you go directly to the chat you want to reply to without having to go through others.

There are a myriad of messaging clients available on smartphones these days, including the more popular Facebook Messenger as well others such as Telegram which has found itself blocked from use in Russian Federation.

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