Apple has released iOS 12.1.3 as a new software Upgrade for all the compatible iPhone and iPad models.
Very similar to the prior iOS 12 upgrade, the latest software version does not attract any noticeable changes on board. It, however, addresses some small bugs to improve the user experience. The iOS 12.1.3 update also fixes some known vulnerabilities. Apple’s HomePod has also obtained a few improvements to address the present issues.
In accordance with the official changelog, the iOS 12.1.3 upgrade fixes a bug that was impacting scrolling through photographs in the Messages Details view. The brand new iOS version additionally addresses the problem which was bringing striped artefacts to photographs after being discuss in the Conversation Sheet.
Especially for the iPad Guru (2018) versions, the iOS 12.1.3 upgrade fixes an issue that was causing audio distortion with some external audio input devices. The latest iOS release also includes some fixes pertaining to the HomePod. It essentially addresses a random resume difficulty and fixes a bug which has been causing Siri to quit listening to your orders.
Notably, Apple hasn’t detailed in the official changelog if the iOS 12.1.3 update fixes the cellular data connectivity problems that were reported to the iOS 12.1.2 upgrade last month.
Aside from the latest iOS update, Apple has launched watchOS 5.1.3 for Apple Watch Series 1 and above versions. The update carries unspecified improvements and bug fixes, as mentioned in the official changelog.
You may read about the safety content of iOS 12.1.3 by visiting the official support page.
The iOS 12.1.3 upgrade is compatible with all the iPhone and iPad versions running iOS 12. To download the most recent version on your device, go to Settings > General > Software Update and then follow the onscreen instructions.
Your device should use a Wi-Fi connection to download the over-the-air update. Also, it is recommended to back up your data, and ensuring that your apparatus has over 50% of charge or linked to a power source before starting the upgrade process.
The watchOS 5.1.3 upgrade is compatible with all Apple Watch versions running watchOS 5. To obtain the update, go to the Apple Watch program in your iOS apparatus and then visit General > Software Update.
The Apple Watch must possess at least 50 percent of their battery charge to allow the installation procedure. Also, it’s strongly recommended to keep it on the charging dock whilst installing the new upgrade. Your iPhone will even have to be in close proximity to the Apple Watch and will want to be on Wi-Fi. The Apple Watch should restart twice before the upgrade is fully installed, and you need to input the Watch passcode when prompted, after starting the update and then follow the prompts in your iPhone.