macOS 13.4 Features, Bugs Fixed, Release Notes & More (RC)

macOS ventura 13.4 update

macOS Ventura 13.4 update

Apple has seeded macOS 13.4 RC build number 22F62 for both Developers and Public Beta testers! This will most likely become the public version. Let’s take a look at the new features, bug fixes and more!

macOS 13.4 Features

The Release Candidate always comes with the official release notes and this version makes no difference. Here are the new additions mentioned by Apple:
macOS 13.4 features and bug fixes

  • 1. A new Sports tab in Apple News provides easier access to scores, standings, and more, for the teams and leagues you follow.
  • 2. My Sports score and schedule cards in Apple News bring you directly to game pages with additional details for specific games.
  • Other changes reported by users are tracked here:

  • 3. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments.)

macOS 13.4 Security Updates

Apple also includes security fixes in this version, but the document detailing them hasn’t been updated yet.

Fact: Nevertheless, we can safely assume that the security updates included in the macOS 13.3.1a Security Response update are included in this release too, allowing users that haven’t installed it to get the latest fixes.

macOS 13.4 Bugs Fixed

The update log mentions four problems that have been addressed in this version:
macos 13.4 release notes

  • 1. Auto Unlock with Apple Watch should be finally fixed by this update. (A fix for this was announced in macOS 13.3.1 too, but it apparently did not do the job.)
  • 2. Bluetooth keyboards connecting slowly to Mac has been fixed!
    after restarting
  • 3. VoiceOver issue with navigating to landmarks on webpages has been addressed.
  • 4. Screen Time settings not syncing or resetting across devices has been solved.
  • Other issues reported as fixed by users are tracked here:

  • 5. Content filtering bug has been addressed. Apps like Little Snitch and Radio Silence are working normally. (Present in previous 13.4 beta versions).
    Tip: You might have to reinstall the app as suggested on Reddit.
  • 6. To be updated. (Contribute in the comments!)

Other: problems fixed are also mentioned in the Developer Release notes and can be reviewed here.

macOS 13.4 RC Issues

Ongoing problems or new bugs reported in this updating along with available workarounds are tracked here:

  • 1. To be updated.

macOS Ventura 13.4 RC Download

The Release Candidate is available, over-the-air in System Settings -> General -> Software Update on all compatible Macs running the macOS Ventura Beta Configuration Profile!

Fact: Never installed a macOS beta version on your device? Here is a step-by-step guide!

Have you installed macOS Ventura 13.4 RC on your Mac? Do you have any other changes or bug fixes to report? What about ongoing issues? Use the comments!

Related: Apple has also seeded iOS 16.5 RC / iPadOS 16.5 RC (20F65), macOS 13.4 RC (22F62), watchOS 9.5 RC (20T562), tvOS 16.5 RC (20L562) and HomePod 16.4 RC.