iOS 12.1.3 Comes With Bug Fixes For Messages, Photos, CarPlay, HomePod & More

ios 12.1.3 software update

iOS 12.1.3 software update.

iOS 12.1.3 is the 5th software update released by Apple to enhance iOS 12, since its September launch. It comes with a series of bug fixes for the built-in Messages and Photos app. It also improves CarPlay functionality for the 2018 flagships like the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR. The HomePod also receives its series of fixes as you can inform yourself in the detailed release notes provided below.

iOS 12.1.3 can be downloaded, as usual, over-the-air from the Settings app. Simply browse to Settings -> General -> Software Update and hit the Download and Install label. Be patient until the new version is deployed and installed on your iPhone or iPad. The device reboots and you have to provide your Passcode before you can resume using your gadget!

iOS 12.1.3 Full Release Notes

    ios 12.1.3 release notes

  • Bug fixes for iPhone and iPad:
    – Messages: scrolling bug in Messages has been fixed. No more issues when scrolling through photos in the Details view.
    – Photos: images dispatched via the Share Sheet won’t encounter striped artifacts anymore.
    – CarPlay: systems won’t suddenly disconnect anymore from devices like the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR.
    – Audio: no more audio distortion when using external audio input on iPad Pro (2018).
  • Bug fixes for HomePod:
    – Restart: a bug that could generate HomePod restarts has been fixed.
    – Siri: A glitch that could stop Siri from listening has been patched.

Related: Find out more about the previous iOS 12.1.2 update!