iOS 13.2 & iPadOS 13.2 Update Download Available Now [IPSW Links]

Oct 28, 2019 - 4 Comments

iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2

Apple has released the final versions of iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 to all iPhone and iPad users with devices capable of running iOS 13 / iPadOS 13.

Separately, Apple has also released a security update versioned as iOS 12.4.3 for some older iPhone and iPad models including iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, and iPod touch 6th generation. tvOS 13.2 is also available for Apple TV.

iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 includes bug fixes and improvements, 398 new Emoji icons including gender neutral emoji options, some new AirPods features, new Siri privacy settings, and other minor changes.

How to Download & Install iOS 13.2 or iPadOS 13.2 Update

Always backup the iPhone or iPad to iCloud, iTunes, or a computer, before installing any system software update to iOS or ipadOS.

  1. Open the “Settings” app on iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “General”, then to “Software Update”
  3. Choose “Download & Install” when the iOS 13.2 or iPadOS 13.2 update shows as available

iPadOS 13.2 update download

The device will reboot automatically as part of updating iOS and iPadOS.

Another option is to install and update iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 with a computer, by connecting their iPhone or iPad, to Mac or Windows PC with iTunes, or Mac with MacOS Catalina or later, and installing the software update through there.

Advanced users can also use IPSW files to update iOS and iPadOS system software.

iOS 13.2 IPSW Direct Download Links

iPadOS 13.2 IPSW Direct Download Links

iOS 12.4.3 IPSW Direct Download Links

iOS 13.2 Release Notes

Release notes accompanying iOS 13.2 are as follows, the release notes for iPadOS 13.2 are mostly the same except for the sections on iPhone and Deep Fusion:

iOS 13.2 introduces Deep Fusion, an advanced image processing system that uses the A13 Bionic Neural Engine to capture images with dramatically better texture, detail, and reduced noise in lower light, on ‌iPhone 11‌, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Additional features include updated and additional emoji, Announce Messages for ‌AirPods‌, support for ‌AirPods Pro‌, ‌HomeKit‌ Secure Video, ‌HomeKit‌ enabled routers, and new ‌Siri‌ privacy settings. This update also contains bug fixes and improvements.

Camera
– Deep Fusion for ‌iPhone 11‌, ‌iPhone 11 Pro‌, and ‌iPhone 11 Pro Max‌ uses the A13 Bionic Neural Engine to capture multiple images at various exposures, run a pixel-by-pixel analysis, and fuse the highest quality parts of the images together resulting in photos with dramatically better texture, details, and reduced noise, especially for mid to low light scenes
– Ability to change the video resolution directly from the Camera app for ‌iPhone 11‌, ‌iPhone 11 Pro‌, and ‌iPhone 11 Pro Max‌

Emoji
– Over 70 new or updated emoji, including animals, food, activities, new accessibility emoji, gender neutral emoji, and skin tones selection for couple emoji

‌AirPods‌ support
– Announce Messages with ‌Siri‌ to read your incoming messages aloud to your ‌AirPods‌
– ‌AirPods Pro‌ support

Home App
– ‌HomeKit‌ Secure Video enables you to privately capture, store, and view encrypted video from your security cameras and features people, animal, and vehicle detection
– ‌HomeKit‌ enabled routers put you in control of what your ‌HomeKit‌ accessories communicate with over the internet or in your home

‌Siri‌
– Privacy settings to control whether or not to help improve ‌Siri‌ and Dictation by allowing Apple to store audio of your ‌Siri‌ and Dictation interactions
– Option to delete your ‌Siri‌ and Dictation history from ‌Siri‌ Settings

This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements. This update:
– Fixes an issue that may prevent passwords from autofilling in 3rd party apps
– Resolves an issue that may prevent the keyboard from appearing when using Search
– Addresses an issue where swipe to go home might not work on iPhone X and later
– Fixes an issue where Messages would only send a single notification when the option to repeat alerts was enabled
– Addresses an issue where Messages may display a phone number instead of a contact name
– Resolves an issue that caused Contacts to launch to the previously opened contact instead of the contact list
– Fixes an issue that may prevent Markup annotations from being saved
– Resolves an issue where saved notes could temporarily disappear
– Fixes an issue where iCloud Backup might not successfully complete after tapping Backup Now in Settings
– Improves performance when using AssistiveTouch to activate App Switcher

Other software updates are available as well, including tvOS 13.2 for Apple TV, iOS 12.4.3 for some older iPhone and iPad models, and an update to HomePods.

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in iPad, iPhone, News

4 Comments

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  1. Denise Kendall says:

    What happened to my reminders. Nothing there. I shouldn’t have to put them all back in …?

  2. Ryan says:

    My iPad is downloading the update

  3. Arni says:

    I also didn’t get the upgrade via the settings>General Settings>Software updates; but once i hooked it up to mycomputer and ran itunes (yes, still on Mohave) it showed up immediately.

    They still haven’t fixed the huge bug of audio and video losing sync in the TV app in movies. This only happens with video files that are from non-itunes sources, and it’s starting to look like apple is intentionally trying to block non-itunes based movies. Files that don’t work in the TV app still work fine in VLC and other video players, and used to work in the TV app pre-iOS 13.

  4. Peter Ashford says:

    Updating to iPadOS 13.2 bug.

    iPad Air 2 already on 13.1.3, powered up, then to Software Update.

    Did check, showed ‘Checking for update’ then showed ‘Software is up to date’ !

    Next did other things on iPad and went back to Software Update. This time it correctly showed 13.2 is available (which I then d/led and installed OK).

    Weird.

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