There's no "i" in iPhone text messaging; here's what you can do

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Apple's upcoming iOS 11.2 update is now in beta and the current version delivers a nice list of changes including Apple Pay Cash, a fix for an annoying autocorrect bug, a fix for a calculator issue, and several other notable tweaks.

That said, we could see the iOS 11.2 update emerge alongside the HomePod speaker in December. iOS 11.2 delivers SiriKit for HomePod. The problem seems to be happening only with iOS 11.1, which was released last week ahead of the iPhoneX release. For now, the company offered the following self-help tutorial that will let users "work around the issue until it's fixed in a future software update".

Apple's person-to-person payments service has launched in public beta, enabling American users to send money and get paid in Messages. Apple suggested a temporary fix, but iPhone and iPad owners would rather receive a flawless iOS 11. For shortcut, type a lowercase "i". Reddit user TheCravin also established that by copying the autocorrected text, the paste function corrects the text back to "i".

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A freakish predictive text error has left some iPhone users unable to type the word "I". The symbol is known in unicode as FE0F, a variation selector used to display characters in other languages that support them. Instead of auto-correcting to a capital, it's instead replaced with the letter "A" and a unicode symbol.

The workaround makes use of the Text Replacement feature built into iOS.

The iOS 11.1 is a bag full of goodies.

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Apple says it is working on a fix for an annoying bug in iOS 11 that leaves some fans unable to properly type the letter "i" without it glitching out.

Apple Pay Cash is integrated into the Messages app, meaning you can send and receive money as you would a text message.

When Apple announced iOS 11, it spent a lot of time explaining Apple Pay Cash, a new peer-to-peer service that allowed friends to exchange money over iMessage. This bug affected the phone's lightning Earpods and poor network signal.

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