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The Apple iOS Version 5.x operating system crashes with sound=null in the push notification body

Technote (troubleshooting)


When the Apply iOS Version 5.0 operating system has sound=null in the push notification body, the operating system crashes.


Springboard crashes when a device receives a push notification, the application is in background or closed, and the sound property of this notification is null or an empty string.

Note: This issue does not occur when a push notification arrives and the application is active. 


This issue occurs on the Apple iOS Version 5.x operating system, but does not occur on the Apple iOS Version 4.x operating system.

Resolving the problem

A resolution to this issue is unknown and was reported to Apple Inc.

This issue pertains to IBM Worklight Version 4.2.2.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Mobile- Speech and Enterprise Access IBM Mobile Foundation Not Applicable Apple iOS 5.0

Document information

More support for: IBM Worklight

Software version: 4.2.2

Operating system(s): iOS

Reference #: 1591787

Modified date: 11 June 2012