As expected, Apple pushes out iOS 13.1 and iPadOS

As expected, Apple pushes out iOS 13.1 and iPadOS
Less than a week after disseminating iOS 13, Apple has rolled out iOS 13.1 today as expected. Originally scheduled to be pushed out on September 30th, Apple moved up the release date so that the new update can eliminate bugs that came with iOS 13. The update also activates the U1 Ultra Wideband chip inside the new devices; this will allow an iPhone user to point his handset in the direction of another iPhone to put the latter device at the top of his AirDrop list. In addition, if Apple ever decides to release the Apple Tags tracking tool, the U1 chip most likely would be employed to help find tagged items. With iOS 13.1, users will be able to share their estimated time of arrival (ETA) from Maps and record video with invisible backgrounds for editing purposes.

Also being rolled out today is iPadOS, Apple's new operating system for its tablet line. This was also scheduled to go out at the end of this month but was pushed up to today. The update will give iPad users the ability to add more app icons to their home page. In addition, the virtual QWERTY can now be swiped and even made smaller in order to show off more of the screen. Slide Over is improved which multitaskers will appreciate, and in Split View, a single app can be opened in two halves of the display.

Highlighting text on an iPad with the new OS installed is as easy as scrolling over the section you want to be highlighted, and new finger gestures are used to cut and paste. iPadOS also shares some of the features found in iOS 13 such as the native Dark Mode, the new and improved Photos app and the video editing feature allowing users to customize white balance, sharpening, and noise reduction. In addition, mobile Safari will now load desktop versions of websites by default.

To update your iPhone and iPad, go to Settings > General > Software update.



2. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2236; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

iOS13 is an amazing update and has been super snappy on my XS Max. For those that want the experience of a 11 Pro Max, just go to the XS Max. You can save a few hundred without the longer battery life, Night Mode and video performance. Day time shots will resemble close to the 11 Pro Max. Those are the only advantages of going with the 11 Pro Max. Not worth it as you should wait for iPhone 12 Pro Max in 2020.

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31217; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

So you haven't experienced any bugs, glitches, or hiccups at all, cause I have on my XS Max. I think that's why 13.1, which I'm currently downloading has so many bug fixes.

4. Derekjeter

Posts: 1511; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

My wife’s Xs max is plagued with bugs on the email, text, contacts app.

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 31217; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I have a few as well

8. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3143; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Mail is abhorrent since 13 and today's update did nothing for it. Notifications are all over the place as well. Dark theme is as advertised and I feel like I'm on Windows 10 Mobile again. Now if they could only get Outlook (iOS or Android) to sync to the native calendar I'll be all set.

16. oldskool50 unregistered

Apple stopped the ability for Outlook calendar to sync years ago. It's never gonna happen. What I found to work best is to use Google's Calandar and then put your Google account in Outlook and sync your calendar that way. I worked with a friend for months trying to get Outlook to sync to iOS calendar and it will work one day and not the next. It just got to pointless to keep trying it. That's the best workaround I found is just stick with Google sync for this.

9. drunkenjay

Posts: 1691; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

had a crap ton of bugs on ios 13 but alot of it is gone in 13.1. i had my settings freeze on me for 10 minutes.

11. kucma

Posts: 87; Member since: Feb 01, 2017

Same on my Xr. Froze twice, once it recovered and once whole phone restarted. I hope that’s gone now. Also calling with Siri always makes a call with default number and not with the default for that contact which is very frustrating and it was not the case in iOS12. Using double sim here.

10. somystacks

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 25, 2019

Would it be the 12 Pro Max or the 11s Pro Max?

5. Jrod99

Posts: 755; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Downloading on my Max now and tinkering with iPad Pro which I installed.

6. WieXXX

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 03, 2019

iOS 13 is more laggy than the 12.1, especially when I tried to 3d touch(or haptic touch) on an image on galery. I don't think iOS 13.1 is gonna fix that, may be next iteration.

12. whatev

Posts: 2292; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

3D Touch was killed on iOS 13, haven’t you heard?

7. Vancetastic

Posts: 1503; Member since: May 17, 2017

Did the update on my iPad. I like the dark mode. The new home screen is pretty meh. No issues yet, though, except it keeps prompting me to set up Apple Pay, on my wifi only device. Ok, "nagging" is maybe a better word for it.

13. whatev

Posts: 2292; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

I have experienced some stuttering in some apps, I guess they haven’t been updated for iOS 13 yet

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