Apple released the official update of iOS 13.3.1. The update is being pushed Over the Air — OTA. The iOS 13.3.1 includes a “Networking & Wireless” toggle that turns off the U1 Ultra Wideband chip in the latest iPhones. It also turns off location for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Ultra Wideband. The feature is located in the Settings > Privacy > Location Services.
This location toggle was added in other to decline iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max from tracking user location once the location is disable. The new toggle makes sure location tracking is off for the U1 chip at all times. Apple has also added a new “Play Again” button when replaying content that you’ve already watched in the TV app.
The update also includes multiple bug fixes, below is the changelog of the iOS 13.3.1.
iOS 13.3.1 ChangeLog
- Fix – Issue where contacts could be added in Restricted Communications without entering a Screen Time Password.
- Adds setting to control U1 UWB chip to use location services.
- Tackles an issue that could cause a short delay before editing Deep Fusion photos taken on iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro.
- Fix an issue where Mail might still load remote images when the “Load Remote Images” setting is not active.
- Fix an issue that could cause multiple undo dialogs in Mail.
- Address an issue where FaceTime calls might use a rear ultra-wide-angle camera instead of a wide-angle camera.
- Address an issue where push notifications might not be available over WLAN.
- CarPlay issue where sound may be distorted when talking on a specific vehicle.
- Adds Siri voice for Indian English to HomePod.
As said earlier, the iOS updates are available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the updates, go to Settings > General > Software Update.