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GasBuddy app causing repeated iPhone crashes, Apple advises retail staff to uninstall app as workaround

23 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple has discovered an esoteric bug that is causing many newer iPhone models, including iPhone XS, iPhone X, and iPhone 8, to repeatedly crash and respring when the GasBuddy app is installed.
The issue was first publicized by MacRumors. An anonymous Apple retail employee posted the fix on Reddit earlier. GasBuddy has said it is working on a fix. Apple retail has been advised to uninstall the app in the meantime.
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Apple Identifies Issue With GasBuddy App Causing Some iPhones to Become Unresponsive

Apple Identifies Issue With GasBuddy App Causing Some iPhones to Become Unresponsive

23 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple has identified an "issue" with the GasBuddy app that may result in some iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS , and iPhone XS Max devices becoming "unresponsive," according to an internal announcement shared with Apple Stores today. The memo was obtained by MacRumors from a reliable source.
Apple says affected iPhones will have a black screen with an endlessly spinning wheel-aka a respring loop. In its memo, Apple says it is working with GasBuddy to "resolve" the issue, which started "sometime after October 18, 2018."
If a customer reports the issue at an Apple Store, Apple...
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