Never set your iPhone to this date!

Never set your iPhone to this date!
For some strange reason there are few things Apple products handle worse than dates, and now users have discovered the "doomsday date" for iPhone.

It turns out that if you set the phone's date to 1 January 1970 and switch off the phone, it will most likely never work again no matter what you try.

The bug applies to both iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch models with 64-bit processor and running the operating system iOS 8 or later. In practice, all i-gadgets from the iPhone 5S and until today.

Some users have reported that the mobile phone has come to life again after five hours, while for most users it has led to the mobile phone having to be replaced.

It is unclear what causes this failure, but one credible theory has to do with time zones, and that the date of 1 January 1970 means that an internal clock is set to less than zero, which confuses and crashes the whole system, writes

It's obviously not a particularly relevant issue to set the date 46 years back in time, but it is interesting that such a simple adjustment is able to do wreck such an expensive gadget.

The strange bug is demonstrated by Zach Straley in this video:

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