Apple announces iPhone Do Not Disturb bug to "fix itself" on Monday 7 January
Apple has claimed a bug which has been affecting its ‘Do Not Disturb’ feature since New Year’s Day will automatically fix itself on Monday 7 January.
The technology giant has also confirmed it will not be taking any action over the flaw on some iOS 6 devices, meaning users will have to manually operate the function until the self-repair takes place.
The function stops an iPhone from ringing unless specific or urgent calls need to get through, since 1 January users have found the feature has not turned itself off at the time specified, meaning calls were still being diverted to voicemail without the users knowledge.
In an online tech support document Apple has said the scheduling feature “will resume normal functionality after January 7, 2013. Before this date, you should manually turn the Do Not Disturb feature on or off.”
Developers have blamed the problem on the way the features software formats dates around the New Year.