Android users report a strange bug in the Google app that displays their latest text messages when they type "the1975..com" under other strings.
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Reddit users have stumbled across a strange bug in the Google app.
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Users have reported seeing the bug on Pixel, OnePlus, Samsung, LG, and Huawei devices. (At Tech Times, we tested it on our Samsung and Motorola smartphones and managed to reproduce the bug.)
As the thread starter on Reddit says, they just went to the official website of indie band The In 1975, the countdown timer for the next album release. If it is not obvious, they have made a typo by entering two points instead of one.
"Inexplicably, when I type in" the1975.COM "(specifically with two dots) in my search bar on the default pixel launcher It shows my last text messages by google It's like just about the strangest glitch, Is this combination just a random coincidence or something else? "they write
This explains how" the1975..com "came about, but that still does not touch on why the string is text messaging User in the Google app.
Well, as if the mystery were not mysterious enough, other Reddit users pointed out that "vizela viagens", "zela viagens" or "icela viagens" would also trigger the glitch on their devices.
"It [happens] for me when looking for a travel agent in my hometown." Vizela viangens "Just in case it helps to debug," writes another user.
According to Fossbytes, when trying to reproduce the bug on an iPhone, they get search results as normal. In addition, the Google Assistant for iOS app displays "I can not read text messages yet."
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If it is a consolation, only the message displays personal text messages of the user and not another person's. What's more, it's the same as asking Google to "show me my text messages," a feature that's been around for a long time. That does not change the fact that it is a strange mistake.
The Google app can only display text messages if they have permission to access them. This issue can be resolved by going to Settings> Apps> App Permissions> SMS and disabling the SMS permission of the app.
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