UnRavelling iOS 13

UnRavelling iOS 13

Apple released new and exciting features that people could not wait to try out.iOS 13 is the latest such update from Apple.iOS 13 is available on iPhone 6s or later (including iPhone SE).iOS 13 introduces a bold new look, major updates to the apps you use every day, and new ways to help you protect your privacy. iOS 13 also introduces improvements across the entire system that make it even faster and more delightful to use.The new iOS 13 is designed to resolve several issues that may hinder a device from performing as expected and giving full service and satisfaction to the user. The update covers several improvements and problem fixes to include issues resulting in a device failing to pair or send notifications to an apple watch as well as iCloud back up problems.
Here’s the full list of confirmed devices that can run iOS 13:
  • iPod touch (7th Gen)
  • iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone SE & iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XR & iPhone XS & iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max
iOS 13 is pre-installed on the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Max.
Here are some of the great features and potential issues involving iOS 13update and the result.
Security & Privacy Protection Upgrades: Bluetooth
One of the new features includes having Bluetooth ideally enabled to allow or block respective applications that access it for the benefit and convenience of protection the user’s location. A number of applications may make use of the Bluetooth active connection to coordinate tracking of your location whenever going around doing daily business and therefore may infringe on user’s rights to privacy. The iOS 13 is able to give updates dealing with apps in the background that have been keeping track of your location also having to pin point the locations established by the connection on a map. It is within a user’s hands to give permissions to actively allow any tracking via Bluetooth or to stop it.
Keyboard Issues
The iOS 13 update comes with particular caution regarding 3rd party keyboard applications in iOS 13 specifically. The installation of 3rd party keyboard apps like Swift Key or others like it can request full authorization to access your OS to establish contact with other apps on the device thereby enabling extra features. A Bug in iOS 13 specifically may grant full access to your OS by passing any authorization from user. The apps that require to full access may affect the keyboards that excludes built -in keyboard on the iOS device. The problem with 3rd party apps gaining full access will be the capturing of keystroke data that may be to their disposal as user will be doing searches directly on Google or other secure web search engines. Vital and confidential information may be within reach of unverified and trusted people.
Possible Solutions
· Update to iOS 13.1.1 or higher to directly resolve issues that involve with third party keyboards.
· Check to verify if there has been full access without authorization and permission by Settings>General > Keyboard > Keyboards
· Uninstall third party keyboards you don’t trust
Failed Sync of Reminders
A new refreshed look is available under the iOS 13 as new smart list, organized features, faster toolbar and the ease of adding documents is made possible. However there are some problems that may arise including missing lists, notes failing sync , incorrect dates and times , changed list names. There are some quick solutions to the errors that may effectively handle the errors.
Solutions
The first ideal solution to the problem is to follow the apple recommendation where every device has to be running on the latest iOS version. iCloud wont be able to fully access and sync reminders on the device with iOS 13 unless the other devices that maybe iPad or Mac be upgraded to their respective latest OS versions. The following steps can help to avoid problems with reminders after iOS 13 update.
· After update to iOS 13 , before opening reminders apps for the first time connect the device to internet
· The welcome reminders screen shows with upgrade options, you can decide to tap now for an instant upgrade or tap later for to do it in the future.
· The upgrade will only affect the existing reminders in the primary iCloud account but not in other accounts like exchange accounts.
Default speakerphone for calls when using Siri.
There has been notable issue with iOS 13 update where users’ enable Siri and request a phone call for a certain contact where the call is placed on speakerphone by default. The challenge rests with users that may be driving or want to conduct private business. Therefore a lot of users have turned to restarting their devices which has not worked.
Possible Solution
· To solve the problem try Accessibility>Touch> Call Audio Routing> Bluetooth Headset
· Prompting Siri by holding the power button may also work but may not be ideal for users engaging in another activity at that moment…

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Battery drain

Some iOS 13 users have noticed that battery life seems degraded after the upgrade to Apple’s latest mobile operating system. It’s unfortunate, but no surprise, as there are normally such complaints after every major iOS update. That’s partly because the new OS will cycle through a number of major system-level operations to integrate with your device, such as indexing with Spotlight, Photos, and various iCloud activities.

Possible solutions

  • Plug in your device and wait for a while. That’s right, just leave your device plugged in overnight, and connected to Wi-Fi. It should take from a few hours to a day or two for everything to get back to normal, especially if your device is restoring a heavy volume from iCloud or syncing data from various sources.
  • Check for additional iOS updates by going to Settings > General > Software Update. Software updates often have bug fixes and improvements, like the current series with iOS 13, and if a bug or other known issue is degrading battery life, it’s likely to be resolved.
  • Update individual apps too, since some may have bugs that were patched. With iOS 13 and later, you can update apps by going to App Store > Your Account > Updated Recently.
  • Check which apps or activity is using your battery by going to Settings > Battery. Often apps that use video or location services drain the battery. If you see an app you don’t use draining the battery, delete it.
  • Check iPhone battery health through Settings > Battery > Battery Health. If the battery is not operating at an optimal level, it may need to be replaced.
  • Background App Refresh allows apps in the background to stay updated without manual input, but that can negatively affect battery life. Tap Settings > General > Background App Refresh and toggle the switch off.
  • Having display brightness on high can reduce battery life. Open Settings > Display & Brightness and adjust the slider to a lower level.
  • Disable the Raise to Wake feature, which uses your device’s accelerometer and can cause the screen to be on more than needed, especially if you are active. Open Settings > Display & Brightness > Raise to Wake and switch it off.
  • Low Power Mode reduces activity and power on the iPhone to prolong the battery life, and it can offer a huge boost to battery life in iOS 13 and other versions. Open Settings > Battery and toggle on Low Power Mode. The battery icon in your iPhone menu bar will turn yellow.
  • Turn off location services for any app that does not need it via Settings > Privacy > Location Services. Scroll down to the app list and disable location access for apps that do not require location data to function by tapping on them and choosing Never or While Using the App.
  • A forced reboot can sometimes resolve battery issues.
Contacts Lost in iOS 13.1.3
After updating to iOS 13.1.3, some iPhone users found that their Contacts app malfunctioning. Some have contact names but no content in them, while others just show up as empty. This issue underscores the importance of backing up your devices.

Possible solutions:

  • Merge contacts from iCloud. If all or some of your contacts are missing, use iCloud to restore them without overwriting current data. Go to Settings > Your Name > iCloud > Contacts. Switch Contacts on if it is off. Your device may give you two options for previously synced contacts. Choose to keep them on iPhone and Merge. Your contacts should be restored.
  • Re-sync your contacts with iCloud, then use iCloud as the default. Tap Settings > Contacts > Default Account > iCloud.
  • Reset all settings, then sync contacts from iCloud.
  • Factory reset your iPhone, then restore your backup from iTunes or iCloud.
  • Sign out and then back into iCloud and then sync your contacts.
  • Go to Contacts > Group > Check All iCloud or All iPhone to view all your contacts.
  • Hard reset your device or force restart it.
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iOS 13.2 is here, bringing Deep Fusion image processing, support for AirPods Pro, HomeKit Secure Video, new emoji and much more. This update also contains bug fixes and improvements.
We get Deep Fusion, a new image-processing technology designed to harness the power of the A13 Neural Engine in the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Apple says these devices will be able to take multiple images at different exposures, analyze the resultant shots and fuse the best parts together.
On a related note, it’s possible to change frame rates and resolutions setting for video from within the Camera app rather than having to go through Settings.
There are also 70 new/updated emoji, HomeKit Secure Video (which lets you store encrypted video from your security cameras), support for the AirPods Pro, updated Siri privacy settings and, of course, a bunch of bug fixes. And, at last, it brings the update to HomePod we have all been waiting for. Bringing voice recognition to Apple’s smart speaker.
Camera
  • Deep Fusion for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max uses the A13 Bionic Neural Engine to capture multiple images at various exposures, run a pixel-by-pixel analysis, and fuse the highest quality parts of the images together resulting in photos with dramatically better texture, details, and reduced noise, especially for mid to low light scenes
  • Ability to change the video resolution directly from the Camera app for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max

Emoji
  • Over 70 new or updated emoji, including animals, food, activities, new accessibility emoji, gender neutral emoji, and skin tones selection for couple emoji

AirPods support
  • Announce Messages with Siri to read your incoming messages aloud to your AirPods
  • AirPods Pro support

Home App
  • HomeKit Secure Video enables you to privately capture, store, and view encrypted video from your security cameras and features people, animal, and vehicle detection
  • HomeKit enabled routers put you in control of what your HomeKit accessories communicate with over the internet or in your home

Siri
  • Privacy settings to control whether or not to help improve Siri and Dictation by allowing Apple to store audio of your Siri and Dictation interactions
  • Option to delete your Siri and Dictation history from Siri Settings
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