Apple has released iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 which brings a few new features to iPhones and iPad.
Well, if you have an iPhone from the iPhone 6S and above you can install the update as you're more than likely already running iOS 13.
Key new features of iOS and iPadOS 13.4
Mouse and trackpad support in iPadOS
iPadOS continues its crusade to make the iPad more like laptops, with a mouse cursor on the screen as well as trackpads on new keyboards from Apple as well as third-party options from Logitech and Brydge. We've expected this move for a little while and it is naturally welcome, even if I does raise some questions about Apple's overall strategy. Check out our main feature on the new option.
iCloud folder sharing
Finally, iCloud Drive becomes more like Dropbox (about time) - we were expecting this one to appear earlier. With 13.4 you can share folders just as you can with other cloud storage services. iCloud Drive is a good service, but it has been pretty limited previously.
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Combined app purchases
You'll now be able to buy bundled apps across iPhone and iPad, for example removing the frustration that buying an app on your iPad doesn't mean you own the iPhone version. These are for Catalyst-based apps predominantly, though devs can bring it to their older apps, too - they need to opt in though.
Which iOS devices support iOS 13.4?
Here's a list of all the supported devices, just so you can double-check whether your iPhone or iPod touch will be able to run iOS 13.4.
- iPhone XR
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPod touch 7th generation
Don't know what iPhone you have?
Want to know more?
Check out our general guide on iOS 13. We discuss all the big, new features and how to get started with them.