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iOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1: troubleshooting performance

After Apple’s recent release of iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4, in addition to the other updates, users started to complain. After verifying that the experience with these operating systems is not the most optimal, Apple has released the update iOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1 in order to improve this experience for users. In this article we commit to you the reported news.

What’s New in iOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1

As we mentioned at the beginning, the final versions of iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 have not given much of a good experience to users who have already used them all week. Although e.g. the improved mouse control is integrated, it sacrifices the overall performance of the computer. This is something we don’t understand as the betas were going quite well but the final version has been a bit of a disaster and certainly clouds the rest of the news. On Twitter after its launch there were many messages pointing to a general problem of autonomy and fluidity on the iPad and also on the iPhone.

iOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1: troubleshooting performanceiOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1: troubleshooting performance

It is true that the new improvement in terms of the mouse is a real brutality, but unfortunately it cannot be exploited well due to the constant bugs and gaps in the system. This is really incomprehensible, and that is why Apple has finally released this revised version. Without a doubt the main novelties of this one are the improvement of the fluidity of the equipment and also an optimization of the battery surely touching some internal process of the iPad.

As we always say, you have to criticize Apple when they do things wrong but also when they do them right. In these cases we have seen that the company has acted quickly by releasing this update to patch up everything they have done wrong unfortunately. The truth is that we are used to this kind of erroneous updates, which reminds us quite a bit of the beginnings of iOS 13 where we had to weigh up numerous bugs that resulted in the immediate and accelerated development of iOS 13.1. We hope that in the future things will change in the development team and the final versions will be as stable as possible.

In addition to this overall performance improvement, the following solutions are also included:

  • Fixes a bug that caused devices with iOS 13.4 to be unable to participate in FaceTime calls with devices with iOS 9.3.6 or OS X The Captain.
  • Resolves a bug in the Settings app that caused the Bluetooth option in the home screen’s quick action menu not to work.

In iPadOS we have also seen some extra improvements, apart from solving performance issues. In particular the notes say the following:

  • Solves a problem in the IPad Pro of 12,9″ 4th generation and iPad pro of 11″ 2nd generation that caused the flashlight not to turn on after pressing the flashlight button in the control center or the locked screen.
  • It resolves the same exta errors that we mentioned in iOS 13.4.1 above.

How to install the update

As we always say, we recommend installing this update on compatible computers even if you do not suffer from these lagging issues. In addition to the various improvements, security patches are also included which are always interesting. As a reminder, to be able to perform this installation on both iPhone and iPad, the following steps must be followed:

  1. Go to ‘Settings’ on your device.
  2. Please contact General , Software Update.
  3. After consulting the information that comes out, you can install the update, without any error in principle when updating the iPhone software.

There may be some download speed issues that may be related to the servers. When an update is released it is common to see the servers not hold and end up slowing down the download in general or that it is simply your internet connection.

And you, have you installed this update yet?