Apple just pushed an iOS update to fix that I autocorrect bug

Over the last few days, most iOS users have experienced the same peculiar bug: the letter “i” was autocorrecting to … something else. Sometimes it was an exclamation mark. Sometimes it was “A.” Sometimes it was a question mark in a box.

A fix was said to be just around the corner, and sure enough: Apple has just sent out a patch that fixes that rando-replacement once and for all. iOS 11.1.1 is now available, with this fixing marked as the flagship feature.

Apple speedily put up a support page with a temporary fix for those who went looking for answers — but as you’ve probably still seen about a zillion tweets and Facebook posts with stray [?] in the days since, it would seem most people didn’t. This fix should be a bit more universal.

Need the update? Just pop into Settings> General> Software Update and let iOS do its thing.

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