Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Update iOS devices now: Patch for major security flaw available

Windows isn’t the only software experiencing glitchy updates these days. Apple’s recent iOS 13.5 update disabled many users’ apps and made it impossible to play mp4 files. However, their new 13.5.1 patch, released last week, addresses these issues along with fixing security flaws.

Update iOS devices now

It’s time to update iOS devices now – for iPhone users, this means iPhone 6S or newer models and for iPads, this means iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, iPad 5th generation and newer models, plus iPod touch 7th generation.

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Some users have reported issues such as increased battery drain and facial recognition not working upon updating to 13.5.1. But this is an important patch as it addresses a serious security flaw exposing user’s data when they used Sign in with Apple along with bugs users were experiencing with 13.5 such as devices restarting endlessly. It also fixes a memory consumption issue.

How to update your iPhone or iPad

  • In the Settings app, tap General.
  • Tap Software Update.
  • Tap Download and Install if an update is available. If not showing, you likely have Automatic Updates enabled and your device automatically updated.

For details on the new tweaks and fixes addressed by the new 13.5.1 iOS update, check out Apple’s website.

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