Apple rolls out iOS 12.1.3 with Bug Fixes for HomePod, iPad Pro, CarPlay, Messages and more

Apple has started rolling out minor iOS 12.1.3 update for iPhone and iPad after beta testing for a few weeks. This includes several bug fixes affecting iPad Pro, HomePod, CarPlay, and more. It also finally fixes the issue that could cause  restarts or that could cause Siri to stop listening. It also fixes Audio performance issue when using some third-party apps is improved on iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation) and iPad Pro 11-inch models.

The iOS 12.1.3 comes after the iOS 12.1.2 that fixed eSIM bugs on iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, while iPad owners got iOS 12.1.1 update last month.

iOS 12.1.3 includes bug fixes for your iPhone or iPad.

  • Fixes an issue in Messages that could impact scrolling through photos in the Details view
  • Addresses an issue where photos could have striped artifacts after being sent from the Share Sheet
  • Fixes an issue that may cause audio distortion when using external audio input devices on iPad Pro (2018)
  • Resolves an issue that could cause certain CarPlay systems to disconnect from iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max

This release also includes bug fixes for HomePod. This update:

  • Fixes an issue that could cause HomePod to restart
    Addresses an issue that could cause Siri to stop listening


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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