Apple rolls out a new update
Apple has already started rolling out iOS 12.1.3 update for all users using iPhone and iPad. Reportedly, the update comes equipped with a series of bug fixes for issues with Messages, CarPlay, Photos and distortion of audio reported by iPad Pro users. The update takes up around 335 MB in size, but if you haven’t installed earlier updates, then the file size could be a bit larger. Besides iPhone and iPad, Apple has also rolled out the update for macOS Mojave, Apple watches and tvOS as well.
How to install the new update
Apple users need to go over to Settings, and then click on General following which they should get the software update option. The new update for iOS 12.1.3 should be present there for you to download and install. Alternatively, one can also plug their devices to PC or Mac and run the update by using iTunes. In case, you don’t want to go forward with the update or wish to do it later, you can choose to install it overnight, provided your device stays connected to Wi-Fi.
Why is the update necessary
There have been reports of a recurring issue with Messages for iPhone and Ipad users where it was mentioned that users are having trouble in scrolling right through the Photos under Details view. Additionally, the update shall also address the issue where photos were being stripped right of the artefacts after they were being shared via the ShareSheet.
Other issues that the update shall take care of includes unexpected disconnection issues while using CarPlay for devices like iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR and iPhone XS. In another report, where HomePad would restart automatically and Siri would stop responding or listening to the user commands will be also taken care of via the recent rollout.
What else is new
Besides the new update for all handheld devices, Apple has also gone ahead with new macOS Mojave 10.14.3 update. As such this very update shall take care of issues with stability, compatibility and security for one and all Mac devices. The other rollouts from Apple are for Apple Watch and TvoS directed towards bug fixes and general improvement.