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Just a bit over per week after iOS 12.three hit iPhones and iPads in all places, 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 Professionals, addressing a typical consumer criticism.
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 principal 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 contains bug fixes in your iPhone and iPad. This replace:
Fixes a problem that might stop making or receiving VoLTE calls
Fixes points in Messages that might trigger messages from unknown senders to look in your dialog checklist although Filter Unknown Senders is enabled
Fixes a problem that might stop the Report Junk hyperlink from showing in Messages threads from unknown senders
As traditional, the small launch additionally contains 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 assorted communities of MacBook Professional customers have blamed the T2 chip for a number of points, most notably sound issues with sure professional audio units. 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 offered now, and it additionally has an accompanying checklist of safety modifications.
Apple is anticipated to disclose particulars about a lot larger modifications coming in iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 at its WWDC “particular occasion” in San Jose on June three.