iOS 13.4 & iPadOS 13.4 Download Available [IPSW Links]

Mar 24, 2020 - 7 Comments

iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4

Apple has released the final versions of iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 for iPhone and iPad, respectively.

iOS 13.4 and ipadOS 13.4 include support for iCloud Drive folder sharing, new Memoji stickers, minor retooling of the Mail app toolbar on iPhone, while iPadOS 13.4 includes new features to further support using a mouse with iPad. Both iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 include bug fixes and security enhancements as well. Full release notes for iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 are available further below.

Separately, Apple released macOS Catalina 10.15.4 along with Security Update 2020-002 for macOS Mojave and High Sierra for Mac users, along with iOS 12.4.6 for older iPhone and iPad models, tvOS 13.4 for Apple TV, and watchOS 6.2 for Apple Watch.

How to Update to iOS 13.4 or iPadOS 13.4

Always backup the iPhone or iPad to iCloud, iTunes, or a computer before beginning any software update.

The simplest way to update to iOS 13.4 and ipadOS 13.4 is through the Software Update mechanism in Settings app:

  1. Open the “Settings” app, then go to “General” and then choose “Software Update”
  2. Choose “Download and Install” when iOS 13.4 or iPadOS 13.4 shows as available

How to download and install ipadOS 13.4 and iOS 13.4

iOS 13.4 or iPadOS 13.4 will download and install automatically, rebooting to complete installation.

Installing iOS and iPadOS updates requires having a reasonable amount of storage capacity available on the device, otherwise installation will not be possible.

Advanced iPhone and iPad users can also choose to update their devices manually by using IPSW by downloading the .ispw firmware files from Apple servers using the appropriate links below.

iOS 13.4 IPSW Firmware File Download Links

iOS 13.4 IPSW for iPhone and iPod touch are available at the links below:

iPadOS 13.4 IPSW Firmware File Download Links

iPadOS 13.4 for iPad is available to download from the links below:

iOS 13.4 Release Notes

Release notes accompanying iOS 13.4 for iPhone and iPod touch are as follows:

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

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

Files
– 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

Mail
– 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

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

CarPlay
– 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

Keyboard
– 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

iPadOS 13.4 Release Notes

The release notes accompanying iPadOS 13.4 for iPad are as follows:

iPadOS 13.4 introduces support for mouse and trackpad with iPad for greater precision and navigating the system with Multi-Touch gestures, and adds iCloud Drive folder sharing from the Files app and new Memoji stickers. This update also contains bug fixes and improvements.

Mouse and Trackpad Support
– All-new cursor design highlights app icons on the Home Screen and Dock and buttons and controls in apps
– Magic Keyboard for iPad support on iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation or later) and iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation or later)
– Magic Mouse, Magic Mouse 2, Magic Trackpad, Magic Trackpad 2, and third-party Bluetooth and USB mouse support
– Multi-Touch gestures on Magic Keyboard for iPad and Magic Trackpad 2 enable you to scroll, swipe between app spaces, go Home, access App Switcher, zoom in or out, tap to click, secondary click (right-click), and swipe between pages
– Multi-Touch gestures on Magic Mouse 2 enable you to scroll, secondary click (right-click), and swipe between pages

Files
– 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

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

Mail
– 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

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

Augmented Reality
– AR Quick Look supports audio playback in USDZ files

Keyboard
– Live Conversion for Zhuyin automatically transforms Zhuyin into the correct characters without pressing the space bar to convert text or select candidates
– Live Conversion for Japanese automatically transforms Hiragana into the correct characters without pressing the space bar to convert text or select candidates
– Predictive typing support for Arabic
– Swiss German keyboard layout supported on iPad Pro 12.9-inch
– On-screen keyboard layout for iPad Pro 12.9-inch now matches Smart Keyboard

This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements. This update:
– 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 in a third-party app may appear invisible when pasted if 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
– 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

Users of Apple TV and Apple Watch can download those latest versions of system software through their devices respective Software Update mechanisms.

Separately, Apple has also released macOS Catalina 10.15.4 along with security updates for macOS Mojave and macOS High Sierra, iOS 12.4.6 for older iPhone and iPad models, tvOS 13.4 for Apple TV, and watchOS 6.2 for Apple Watch.

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in iPad, iPhone, News

7 Comments

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  1. Neil says:

    It didn’t work for me! Don’t know why :(

  2. WeatherGUY says:

    Hi: Is anyone using this on an iPad Air2? Wanted to make sure that model does not become sluggish…

  3. WeatherGUY says:

    Where are the IPSW links?

  4. radshagan says:

    Please upload iOS .ipsw official link..

    Thanks.

  5. Peter says:

    Why can’t I update my iPad 4?

  6. Dave Mac says:

    Waiting on the Update Links… ^.^

  7. ADam says:

    LINKS? updating? I updated as per usually and my Iphione pro 11 went straight into connect and recover and now will not work. Need an ISPW for 13.4 because it will not allow roll back recovery.

    PLEASER HELP!@!@

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