Enlarge / From left to proper: the iPhone eight, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max.

Samuel Axon

Just a bit over every week after iOS 12.three hit iPhones and iPads in every single place, Apple has launched iOS 12.three.1—a minor replace that fixes a pair bugs. Earlier this week, Apple additionally launched a supplemental replace for macOS 10.14.5 to repair points with the T2 chip on some MacBook Execs, addressing a typical consumer grievance.

The iOS replace primarily centered on fixing some points with the Messages app. Extra particularly, it addresses a bug that prevented the “report junk” possibility from showing on relevant threads and one other one which made unknown senders seem in your essential inbox after they should not. Moreover, it addresses a problem that affected VoLTE calls.

Apple’s patch notes for iOS 12.three.1 are as follows:

iOS 12.three.1 consists of bug fixes in your iPhone and iPad. This replace:

Fixes a problem that would stop making or receiving VoLTE calls
Fixes points in Messages that would trigger messages from unknown senders to seem in your dialog listing despite the fact that Filter Unknown Senders is enabled
Fixes a problem that would stop the Report Junk hyperlink from showing in Messages threads from unknown senders

As traditional, the small launch additionally consists of some supplemental safety updates, that are detailed on Apple’s assist web site.

On the macOS facet, Apple’s assist documentation is unhelpfully obscure. It suggests the replace centered on fixing a problem associated to the T2 chip in newer MacBook Professional computer systems. A minority of members of varied communities of MacBook Professional customers have blamed the T2 chip for just a few points, most notably sound issues with sure professional audio gadgets. Music producers are amongst Apple’s core viewers for the laptops.

It is unclear which T2-related issues Apple has mounted right here, however the replace is accessible now, and it additionally has an accompanying listing of safety adjustments.

Apple is predicted to disclose particulars about a lot greater adjustments coming in iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 at its WWDC “particular occasion” in San Jose on June three.




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