This Android Bug means that setting a certain image as your phone’s wallpaper could be enough to crash it. The issue gained widespread attention over the weekend after leaker Ice Universe tweeted the image that causes the issue, and the bug has since been verified by various blogs.
Never set this picture as wallpaper, especially for Samsung mobile phone users!
It will cause your phone to crash!
Don’t try it!
If someone sends you this picture, please ignore it. pic.twitter.com/rVbozJdhkL
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) May 31, 2020
The Android Bug seems to only be a thing on a select number of devices. Android Authority has confirmed the issue and says it initially tried to verify the bug on a Huawei Mate 20 Pro, but found that the phone does not appear be affected.
The issue may be caused when certain phones don’t support the colour space used by the image. The image uses the RGB colour space, while many Android smartphones prefer SRGB.
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