Articles about ios 13

iOS 13.5 Will Automatically Share User Medical Information During Emergency Calls
Sometimes during a medical emergency, you might not have the time or the capability to provide relevant medical information to first responders, such as allergies to certain medications, history of health issues, what kind of meds you are on, and so on, but Apple is hoping to change that.

iOS 13.5 Makes It Easier To Unlock An iPhone While Wearing A Mask
When Apple first introduced Face ID, they claimed to have worked with mask makers to ensure that even if the person wears a mask similar to the user’s face, it will not cause the phone to unlock. So far, Face ID has been quite successful, but in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, this has created a problem.

iOS 13.4.1 Update Will Fix FaceTime Bug For iPhones And iPads
Communication tools have become more important than ever, where due to the coronavirus outbreak, people are being forced to self-isolate where they are now working and studying from home. This means that being able to chat with your friends and loved ones is crucial, especially in maintaining your mental health.

iOS 13.4 Bug Is Breaking VPN Data Encryption Features
One of the main purposes of using VPNs is to protect your identity and also keeping your data encrypted. However, it seems that due to a bug in iOS 13.4, it looks like the latest update is breaking data encryption for VPNs, essentially rendering them (kind of) useless and defeating the whole point of using them.

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Apple Secretly Acknowledges Hotspot Issues With iOS 13
If you own an iOS device like an iPhone or iPad and are facing hotspot issues, such as being unable to connect to a hotspot or experiencing frequent disconnections, know that this isn’t just limited to your device. According to an internal document obtained by MacRumors, Apple is secretly aware of it.

A Port-Free iPhone Could Be Closer Than We Think
The iPhone used to two with two ports: a port for the headphone and a port for the charger. Apple eventually removed the headphone jack, and apparently based on a report from 2018, Apple engineers did toy with the idea of creating a port-free iPhone (although this obviously did not come to pass).

iOS 13.4 Beta Will Let Users Use Their iPhones As Car Keys
Being able to remotely unlock your car using your smartphone isn’t new. We’ve seen this tech used by carmakers such as Hyundai, but now it looks like Apple is interested in creating something of their own, at least that’s what’s being hinted at in the recent release of iOS 13.4 beta.

iOS 14 Will Most Likely Run On All iOS 13 Capable Devices
When it comes to software updates, Apple has generally done a pretty good job at ensuring that as many devices as possible are compatible. If you have an older iOS device and you’re wondering if the upcoming iOS 14 update will be compatible with your device, you might be pleased to learn that there is a good chance that it will.

iOS 13.3.1 To Address iPhone 11 Privacy Issues
Last year there was a bit of controversy surrounding the iPhone 11 when it was discovered that even when users told the phone not to use location services, it would still continue to do so. Apple later offered an explanation in which they said that this was due to the use of the U1 ultra wideband chip that made its debut in the iPhone 11 models.

iOS 13.3 Update Comes With Full Support For Physical Security Keys
There are many ways to help protect your accounts online, such as using a password manager to help you generate and remember complex and strong passwords. However, having an additional layer of security is never a bad idea and if you like the idea of using physical security keys, then iOS 13.3 is an update worth checking out.

iOS 13.2.2 Update Released With Fix For Multitasking Bug
Apple recently released the iOS 13.2 update but according to multiple user reports, it seemed that the update was slightly buggy where it would be too aggressive in killing background apps. According to users, they found that whenever they switched apps and later switched back, the first app that they were running had to be restarted from scratch.

iOS 13.2 Found To Be Too Aggressive In Killing Background Apps
As our smartphones play home to many different types of apps that we use quite often throughout the day, it need to be smart about the way it handles multitasking. There needs to be a balance struck between keeping those apps in the memory so that users can quickly return to it when they need to, while at the same time ensuring they don’t drain battery in the background, or […]

How To Turn On Voice Control On The iPhone
With iOS 13, Apple introduced a newer and more robust form of Voice Control. This allows users to interact with their iOS devices without having to touch it, making it a great accessibility feature, and here’s how you can turn the feature on.

Apple Warns HomePod Users Of iOS 13.2 Update
The other day, there were reports that following the release of iOS 13.2, some HomePod users were claiming that their devices were bricked, where the device would keep rebooting itself endlessly with no end in sight. The good news is that Apple has since pulled the iOS 13.2 update, so if you haven’t updated yet, you should be good.