Apple Releases iOS 13.1.2 and iPadOS 13.1.2 with Fixes for Camera, iCloud Backup, HomePod Shortcut, and Flashlight Bugs

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 13.1.2, updates to the iOS and iPadOS 13.1.1 software that was released on Friday.

The iOS and iPadOS 13.1.2 updates are available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the updates, go to Settings > General > Software Update.

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According to Apple's notes for the beta, the iOS 13.1.2 update introduces bug fixes for several issues, including problems with the camera, iCloud backup, flashlight, and more.

iOS 13.1.2 includes bug fixes and improvements for your iPhone. This update:
- Fixes a bug where the progress bar for ‌iCloud‌ Backup could continue to show after a successful backup
- Fixes an issue where Camera may not work
- Addresses an issue where the flashlight may not activate
- Fixes a bug that could result in a loss of display calibration data
- Fixes an issue where shortcuts could not be run from HomePod
- Addresses an issue where Bluetooth may disconnect on certain vehicles

There are also separate release notes for the iPadOS 13.1.2 update:

iPadOS 13.1.2 includes bug fixes and improvements for your iPad. This update:
- Fixes a bug where the progress bar for ‌iCloud‌ Backup could continue to show after a successful backup
- Fixes an issue where shortcuts could not be run from ‌HomePod‌

iOS 13.1.1, released last Friday, was also a bug fix update and came after iOS 13.1, released a week ago.

Top Rated Comments

jsmith189 Avatar
17 months ago
Jesus. I don’t know whether to be impressed or worried lol.
Score: 93 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bustycat Avatar
17 months ago
While most of Android users are still waiting for an update for years...
Score: 52 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jakeuten Avatar
17 months ago


No surprise..... the worst iOS update ever.

This is said literally every year. Give me a break.
Score: 51 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zorinlynx Avatar
17 months ago
While I'm annoyed at all the iOS 13 bugs and frequent updates I'm glad they're at least fixing them rather then let us writhe on a wire for weeks.
Score: 36 Votes (Like | Disagree)
penajmz Avatar
17 months ago
Everyone complaining about the updates, would you rather have no updates with fixes?
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jimmy Bubbles Avatar
17 months ago
They're REALLY innovating this year...13.1.x updates every week until the holidays.

These frequent updates give me hope for being a developer at Apple sooner than expected.
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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