Some mails is in Chinese on IPad/IPhone but ok on Mac

Discussion in 'iOS 10' started by Bolebent, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. Bolebent macrumors newbie

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    Randomly I get mails that is with Chinese characters, sometimes only in the overwiev, the mail when opened is with the correct characters.
    This happens on my IPhone and IPad running Beta Ios 10.3.2. The same mail is ok on my Mac running Beta 10.12.5
    What can I do to get rid of this anoying problem?

    Bent
     
  2. cswifx Suspended

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    Could you provide screenshot(s) of the issue?
     
  3. Bolebent thread starter macrumors newbie

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    IMG_0015.jpg Here is a screenshot, whereabouts the overwiev is in Chinese but the mail is ok
     
  4. Shirasaki macrumors 603

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    No. They are not Chinese at all. They are characters mail app preview feature could not deal with.
    Don't worry. This is perfectly normal.
     
  5. Bolebent thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Maybee You are right, but it looks Chinese to me.
    I have received many mails from the same sender without this problem, so it is absolutely not normal.
    And some mails are completly "Chinese", also from senders where I have received mails many times in plain readable text
     
  6. cswifx Suspended

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    It is indeed Chinese characters, but they signify some kind of invalid characters or string(s) of characters that cannot be parsed properly. It could also be the font that is used to display that particular area of text.
     
  7. niji macrumors 6502a

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    it looks like you are missing a font set on your iOS device.
    but it is not possible to tell which one from the info you provided.
    the messy looking character strings do contain Chinese but also contain Korean and Symbol font sets as well.
    it is not possible to tell from the info you sent which character set it is attempting to try to display.
    so there is a problem on your iOS device that is preventing some Header messages from rendering correctly.
    some things to consider:
    1 re-set your Language priorities on your iOS device
    2 make sure you have at a minimum the default set of Fonts that all iOS versions have been able to download for at least the last 2 years. it has almost all character sets you would ever need. (note: it doesn't have Burmese yet...)
    3 reset device
    of course it is possible that since you are using beta operating system there is a problem with not-frequently used character rendering.
     

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