On Friday, 7th April, Apple released small updates to iOS 16.4.1, iPadOS 16.4.1, and macOS 13.3.1.
Apple updates often have new features, but the most important are bug fixes and security updates. But with iOS 16.4.1, iPadOS 16.4.1, and macOS 13.3.1, the update to the update is the one worth waiting for.
Moreover, they could be the most important ones of the year, depending on the user’s problem with their devices. However, if you look for the release notes, they are extremely small updates, but these updates are pretty much bigger than that.
iOS and iPadOS 16.4.1
Battery Drain: Many users experience shortened battery life when iOS 16.4 update is released. But the number of untrustworthy accounts like those on the Apple Support Community looks to be more frequent in 16.4, battery drain is always difficult to count, but there is not any unusual drain in iOS 16.4.1.
Weather App: Earlier this week, the Weather application had a complete data outage while service was restored and fixed. Users have not experienced any issues since this update.
Home App: The app used to control smart home devices got an update to its architecture. With this update, users did not experience issues in iOS 16.4, and the Home App works well.
macOS Ventura 13.3.1
Home Directory: macOS 13.3 presents an issue with user Home Directories saved to external drives. A workaround to this problem includes turning off System Integrity Protection, which is imperfect. We have established that this problem is fixed in the macOS Ventura 13.3.1 update.
Universal Control & Handoff: These features depend on iCloud connectivity and have stopped working for some users after the installation of 13.3 updates. The workaround includes logging off of iCloud and then logging back on. But that can originate headaches, specifically if a user uses iCloud to synchronize the photo library.
Quick Look: Many users of the Apple Support Community cant get Quick Look to slog in macOS 13.3. Retorts to the original post approve that macOS 13.3.1 fix the problem.
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