Apple Releases iOS 13.5.1, iPadOS 13.5.1, And WatchOS 6.2
Apple released iOS 13.5.1, iPadOS 13.5.1, and WatchOS 6.2 to fix the kernel security flaw. Hacking Team Unc0ver used the kernel flaw to permit. The jailbreaking happened in even the recent software iOS 13.5 and iPadOS 13.5 versions, which came as a shock to many. Apple users were able to install their phones from platforms like AltStore and Cydia due to the jailbreak exploit. The jailbreak became public last week. Unc0ver speculated that Apple would take two weeks to fix this kernel flaw. However, the company has successfully resolved this issue within a week and rolled out the new updates.
About iOS 13.5.1, iPadOS 13.5.1, And WatchOS 6.2
The new update does not have anything spectacular to offer. It was released mainly to fix the kernel flaw. Even though there is nothing new in these updates, Apple has asked users to update the software immediately as it provided important security updates and was highly recommended to all users. The support page by the company also highlights that the new software releases address a memory consumption issue that would allow an application to “execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.” The jailbreak news was an embarrassment for Apple as the company is known to be a step ahead of its peers in security.
Steps To Download iOS 13.5.1, iPadOS 13.5.1, And WatchOS 6.2
The update can be done in all iPhones and iPads that are compatible with version 13.5. Make sure your device has enough battery and an internet connection for the same. Go to the settings of your device. There will be an option called General. Clicking on that will lead to a list of options, one of which is Software Update. Tap on that and confirm to update your device.
Coronavirus Related Updates in iOS 13.5.1, iPadOS 13.5.1, And WatchOS 6.2
The coronavirus has forced people to wear masks when they go out. It becomes risky when people remove their mask for unlocking the phone through Face ID. The new update takes into consideration the mask that the user wears. Now there is no need to remove the mask for Face ID. This is a significant update as the masks are not coming off anytime soon.