After releasing iOS 13.1.1 a few days ago, iOS 13.1 last Tuesday, and iOS 13.0 on September 19th, Apple today began rolling out its latest update, iOS 13.1.2. The new software is built to extinguish any lingering fires inside iOS 13 like iCloud Backup fails, camera issues, flagship problems, display problems, and more. It’s Apple’s latest line of defense in its ongoing bug battle with version 13 of its mobile OS, and the company is wasting no time in rolling it out, with those on both beta and stable releases of iOS getting the update today.
If you’ve been holding off from upgrading to iOS 13, you may be curious as to what the update features. Here’s a breakdown of some of the perks you get.
Dark mode all the things!
New portrait lighting controls
All-new Photos app
Video editing w/ video rotation
Sign In with Apple log-in method (similar to Facebook/Google log-in)
All-new Maps experience
All-new CarPlay UI
New Siri voice
Audio sharing with two sets of AirPods on one iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
Message announcements via Siri in AirPods
New Memoji controls
All-new Reminders app
30 percent faster Face ID
ARKit 3 w/ background object support
iOS 13 is compatible with the following devices:
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone XS Max
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPod touch (7th-generation)
How to Install
The new software can be installed by going to Settings > General > Software Update on your device. From there, you should see iOS 13.1.2 ready to be downloaded. After making sure you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network and have enough battery life, go ahead and hit install.