Apple Just Released iOS 13.1.2 Amidst a Bug Battle

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
  • Memoji Stickers
  • Swipe typing
  • All-new Reminders app
  • Faster performance
  • 30 percent faster Face ID
  • ARKit 3 w/ background object support


iOS 13 is compatible with the following devices:

  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11
  • 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.