Watch out: This serene wallpaper crashes Android devices


  • &roid
  • Monday, 01 Jun 2020

This image, now edited and cropped, originally had an improperly coded colour profile, which crashed Android devices when installed as a wallpaper. — Twitter/@UniverseIce

A serene sunset over a lake might not seem like the most sinister image, though one such image is causing Android phones to crash when set as wallpaper.

Twitter user Ice Universe discovered the bug, warning that the image was being shared widely on the microblogging service, and added that editing the image appeared to resolve the issue.

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