The update includes fixes for issues like audio distortion on the iPad Pro and problems causing the HomePod to restart.

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Apple on Tuesday released iOS 12.1.3 for the iPhoneiPad and HomePod, which includes bug fixes for all three devices.

For the iPhone and iPad, Apple notes the update will fix a series of issues, including:

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  • An issue in Messages that might impact scrolling through pictures while in the Details view.
  • A problem that could lead certain CarPlaysystems to disconnect from the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
  • An issue that could cause audio distortion if using external audio input devices on the iPad Pro.
  • And a problem involving photos having striped artifacts when sent from the Share Sheet.

For the HomePod, Apple says the update includes bug fixes for an issue causing HomePod to restart, as well as an issue that could cause Sirito stop listening.

Apple also rolled out WatchOS 5.1.3, which it says includes “improvements and bug fixes.”


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