Dead AirDrop

Anomaly Information
Device: iPhone 6s
iOS: 10.2 beta
Description: The AirDrop settings in Control Center are grayed out even though it is set to “everyone.”
Cause: Opening the Accessibility menu while the AirDrop menu is open.
Recreate By: Open the AirDrop menu from Control Center. Triple click the home button to open the Accessibility menu and then close it. Finally, push the home button a last time to close the AirDrop settings menu.

Hidden Messages

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Anomaly Information
Device: iPhone 5
iOS: 8.3
Description: Usually in iOS 8, the names of the participants in a group message are hidden when you view the conversation sideways because otherwise the messages would be hidden. In this anomaly, it is shown.
Cause: Rotating the device to landscape while viewing a picture.
Recreate By: Find a group message with a picture in it. Tap with picture with the device in portrait mode and then rotate to landscape while viewing the picture. Tap “Group” to go back and the names will be shown

Moving Time

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Anomaly Information
Device: iPhone 5
iOS: 8.1.1
Description: The time stamp and progress bar do not stick together when playing a recording that you are trimming in the voice memos app. Both start out on the left side and move to the right but the time stamp stops in the middle and the progress bar goes all the way across.
Cause: Tapping the trim button and then play to preview it.
Recreate By: Make a recording and then click the trim button on the right. Then, click play.

Timeline for Nothing

Anomaly Information
Device: iPhone 5
iOS: 8.1.1
Description: There is a video’s timeline shown but the screen says there are no photos or videos.
Cause: Deleting the last video in the picture viewer.
Recreate By: Turn on a passcode and lock your device. Lift up on the camera on the lower right. Take a video and then open the viewer on the lower left. Delete the video and it will disappear but the timeline stays.

Landscape Orientation Lock

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iPhone 4s and iPhone 5
iOS: 7.1.1, 7.1.2, and 8.2
Description: Portrait Orientation Lock is on but the device is rotated sideways.
Cause: Rotating the screen with AssistiveTouch.
Recreate By: Open an app that can be rotated to landscape (Safari, messages, mail, stocks, etc.) and turn on portrait orientation lock from control center. Then open AssistiveTouch (go to Settings > General > Accessibility > AssistiveTouch for instructions how to use AssistiveTouch) and go to Device > Rotate Device and pick Left or Right. The device will rotate but there will still be the Orientation Lock icon in the information bar.

Sideways Control Center 2

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Anomaly Information
Device: iPhone 4s and iPod Touch 5
iOS: 7.1.1 and 7.1.2
Description: Control center is shown in portrait while multitasking is in landscape.
Cause: Turning on orientation lock.
Recreate By: Open an and rotate to landscape, then enter multitasking but double tapping the home button. Open the control center and turn on Portrait Orientation Lock and close control center. Then you can reopen control center (or notification center) from the short side of the screen.
Submitted in part By: Joel Myers

Loading off Center

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Anomaly Information
Device: iPhone 4s and iPhone 5
iOS: 7.1 and 7.1.1
Description: The loading circle for a video in an iCloud Shared Photo Stream is not in the center of the video.
Cause: Rotating the device while the video is loading.
Recreate By: Tap the play button on a video in an iCloud Shared Photo Stream and rotate your device sideways while the loading spinner is up. Starting in landscape and rotating to portrait will shift the circle to the upper left and going from portrait to landscape will shift it to the lower left.