Find Out what is new in iOS 13.5 version here.
Hey, did you upgrade your iPhone to iOS 13.5 yet? Yes, the biggest update by Apple amidst the pandemic COVID-19 is finally out on 20th May 2020. This update is a huge update having multiple improvements and changelogs. The significant highlight of the iOS 13.5 version is the Exposure Notification API. This stable version allows public health agencies across the globe to deploy their applications that can make the best of the Apple and Google Notification API. Let’s discuss in detail what this iOS 13.5 has in store for the users. Keep reading…
iOS 13.5 is compatible with various iPhone models namely, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhoneXS, iPhone XSMax, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, , iPhone 11 Pro Max and lastly iPhone SE 2. This latest version resolves several bug fixes, introduces new features and various other improvements.
The top highlight: Your updated iPhone will allow you to access the passcode field even if you are wearing a face mask.
This update allows the user to control the automatic bulging of video tiles on Group FaceTime Calls. It is expected that it may extend support for forthcoming hardware like the over-the-ear headphones or rumored Apple Tags tracking devices.
The fundamental changes in Exposure Notification API include:
Public health agencies better, reliable, effective and accurate contact tracing;
Public health agencies can now know the number of exposure events a person had;
The update enables public health agencies to contact the users who are exposed to the virus by using the API and the user data put into the application;
It is upon the user to decide whether they wish to have Exposure Notifications; the user data, including their location, is not automatically collected by the system.
Public health agencies will thus be able to consider the transmission risk of Corona positive cases by monitoring the user’s exposure events.
Some of the other new features and performance improvements highlights of iOS 13.5 are:
The iPhones using version 13.5 seem to have stable battery life. Also, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity are more fast and reliable. You need not worry about the GPS and cellular data; it is stable now.