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Shutting down an app on your iPhone is the kind of thing you might do without thinking.
But be careful: a bizarre warning has been appearing on the phones of users who double click the home button and swipe up to close WhatsApp.
Inexplicably, it could mean you miss message notifications.
Anyone getting this on their iphone since latest #whatsapp update? I always swipe to close apps when not using them… https://t.co/bstUDjNnT4 — Keith Healy (@Keith Healy)
An iOS 11 update released on 31 October appears to be to blame for the bug.
The issue affects any device with the update, including the new iPhone X where you swipe halfway up the screen and hold down the app you wish to close.
Twitter user Grehevin shared a video of the problem with Apple.
@AppleSupport Like this. Open the Multitasking screen, swiping up on the WhatsApp app to close it; as seen in the v… https://t.co/wEM5MhSbOs — grehivin (@grehivin)
According to Whatsappen, Apple knows about the issue and WhatsApp has released an upgraded version of their app that should hopefully work around the bug.
HT Daily Mail
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