Apple's latest glitch lets you turn off anyone's iPhone.

Has your iPhone randomly shut down over the past few days?

We don’t know how, but a Reddit user by the name of cbhunt14 has discovered an issue with Apples latest iOS software. And it’s causing havoc the world over.

The glitch allows any iPhone user to send a specific series of characters via text message to shut down and reboot any iPhone anywhere – (as long as the recipient is not viewing their message history at the time).

This is the code. Go on, give it a go. We know you want to.

So is it true?

Apple said in a statement to CNBC, “We are aware of an iMessage issue caused by a specific series of unicode characters and we will make a fix available in a software update.”

The newly found bug is dividing the internet.

While the Apple robots work in overdrive, you can protect your iPhone from this chaos by following these instructions:

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