Apple Releases iOS 13.1, iPadOS 13.1 and tvOS 13

iOS 13 website

Apple is rolling out iOS 13.1 just a week after the initial release of iOS 13. The update brings several new features, including automated Siri Shortcut actions, a share ETA feature in Apple Maps and data separation for enterprise devices. Moreover, it is also expected to fix many of the annoying bugs that users have been complaining about since the software was rolled out last week.

iOS 13.1 Update

As announced by Apple earlier, the update will be available to a number of smartphones going right back to the iPhone SE, which was launched 3 years ago. Not only that, even the 7th-gen iPod Touch will receive the incoming update. The entire list of devices to receive the new software is as follows:

  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPod touch (7th gen)

iPadOS 13.1 Update

Alongside iOS 13, Apple is also believed to be rolling out iPadOS 13.1, which is basically a re-branded version of iOS with better support for larger screens. The optimizations include tweaked icon sizes, Split-screen view to run multiple apps simultaneously, multiple-window support for single apps with updated Slide Over and more. The Apple Pencil also gets a new ‘Markup’ feature that can be used for anything from websites to documents, screenshots, emails, and so on.

tvOS 13 Update

Last, but definitely not the least, Apple is also releasing tvOS 13, which now has an updated Home screen with support for full-screen video previews, multiple user support with customized playlists, Picture-in-Picture mode and more. It also includes some stunning screensavers depicting sub-aquatic life, courtesy BBC Natural History. There’s also an Apple TV Software update for the third-generation Apple TV.

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