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Some iPhone users can't type the letter 'i' -- here's what's going on and how to fix it

There’s a bug in Apple’s iOS 11.1 that automatically changes the letter “i” to an “A” with a question mark in a box. Following is the text of the video.

A bug in Apple’s iOS 11.1 doesn’t let you type the letter “i.” The “i” becomes this …

The problem likely comes from the autocorrect software, or it could be linked to emojis. Some users get an “I” in the frequently used emoji section. Here’s a temporary fix for the problem.

Go to Settings — General — Keyboard — Text Replacement — Tap the plus sign

In “phrase” type an uppercase “I.” In “short-cut” type a lowercase “i.” This overrides the autocorrect so that every time you type a lowercase “i” it will change to an uppercase “I.”

For the most part, this will solve the problem. Apple plans to fix the problem in a future software update.

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