Apple releases iOS 13.4

Apple today released iOS 13.4 which introduces iCloud Drive folder sharing from the Files app and new Memoji stickers. This update also contains bug fixes and improvements.

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro Max
Apple’s flagship iPhone 11 Pro Max in Midnight Green
iCloud Drive folder sharing from the Files app
Controls to limit access only to people you explicitly invite or grant access to anyone with the folder link
Permissions to choose who can make changes and upload files and who can only view and download files

Always-visible controls to delete, move, reply to, or compose a message in conversation view
Responses to encrypted emails are automatically encrypted when you have configured S/MIME

Nine new Memoji stickers, including Smiling Face with Hearts, Hands Pressed Together, and Party Face

App Store with Apple Arcade
Universal Purchase support enables the use of a singular purchase of a participating app across iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV
Recently played Arcade games appear in the Arcade tab so you can continue playing on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV
List view for See All Games

Third-party navigation app support for the CarPlay Dashboard
In-call information appears on the CarPlay Dashboard

Augmented Reality
AR Quick Look supports audio playback in USDZ files

Predictive typing support for Arabic

This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements. This update:
• Adds status bar indicator to display when VPN has disconnected on iPhone models with all-screen displays
• Fixes an issue in Camera where the viewfinder may appear as a black screen after launch
• Addresses an issue where Photos may appear to use excess storage
• Resolves an issue in Photos that may prevent sharing an image to Messages if iMessage is disabled
• Fixes an issue in Mail where messages may appear out of order
• Addresses an issue in Mail where the conversation list may display empty rows
• Resolves an issue where Mail may crash when tapping the Share button in Quick Look
• Fixes an issue in Settings where cellular data may incorrectly display as off
• Addresses an issue in Safari where webpages may not be inverted when both Dark Mode and Smart Invert are active
• Resolves an issue where text copied from web content may appear invisible when pasted when Dark Mode is active
• Fixes an issue in Safari where a CAPTCHA tile may display incorrectly
• Addresses an issue where Reminders may not issue new notifications for an overdue recurring reminder until it is marked as completed
• Resolves an issue where Reminders may send notifications for completed reminders
• Fixes an issue where iCloud Drive appears to be available in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote even when not signed in
• Addresses an issue in Apple Music where music videos may not stream in high quality
• Resolves an issue where CarPlay may lose its connection in certain vehicles
• Fixes an issue in CarPlay where the view in Maps may move away briefly from the current area
• Addresses an issue in the Home app where tapping an activity notification from a security camera may open a different recording
• Resolves an issue where Shortcuts may not appear when tapping on the Share menu from a screenshot
• Improves the Burmese keyboard so punctuation symbols are now accessible from numbers and symbols

Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices. For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

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  1. Nothing about fixing all of the terrible aspects of the Music App. Lost star ratings, Downloaded Apple Music songs disappearing, not all the songs updating when updating an album which causes it to split into two albums, the ‘delete from library’ option being the top option which deletes your personal music without any confirmation with no way to get it back (half the time the song just disappears, and doesn’t go to the trash where we could at least get it back out).

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