12 November 2019
Over the past few days, Apple's software team has been busy releasing updates, fixing bugs, and then releasing new updates with patches. It started by releasing iOS 13.1 exactly seven days ago and followed up with iOS 13.1.1 just three days later. But since not all issues were fixed, Apple has now released iOS 13.1.2 soon after and it is not the only update that is getting rolled out. Apple Watch users have watchOS 6.0.1 update to look forward to.
Starting with iOS 13.1.2, it is a small update weighing around 78MB if you have installed the previously released updates. It features fixes for various previously known bugs and issues along with other improvements. The team has fixed an issue where the camera app was not working and affecting people's ability to click photos or record videos.
The update also fixes the iCloud backup progress bar issue which many users were complaining about. Other noteworthy fixes are related to flashlight not working, loss of display calibration data, shortcuts not working on HomePod, and Bluetooth disconnecting on certain vehicles. In other words, it is an important update that you should install regardless of you getting affected by any or all or none of these issues.
As for Apple Watch users, the latest watchOS 6.0.1 is an update that weighs about 92MB in size. It is also aimed at fixing issues and making the smartwatch performance faster. The team has fixed the issue which resulted in Micky Mouse and Minnie Mouse watch faces not speaking the time out loud. If you were seeing calendar complications not showing events, this issue has also been fixed. Lastly, the team has fixed the display calibration data loss bug for smartwatch users.
Both of these updates are getting rollout via over the air medium. You should see an update notification anytime soon if you are using a compatible iPhone or Apple Watch model. You can also check for the update manually by visiting system settings.