Apple releases iOS 13.1.1 with fixes for battery drain, Siri, backup restore & more

Apple has released a minor update in the form of iOS 13.1.1 with a number of bug fixes and improvements. This includes a fix for battery drain, Siri recognition, backup from restores and more. Apple also released iPadOS 13.1.1 with similar fixes.

iOS 13.1.1

iOS 13.1.1 Release Notes

iOS 13.1 was just released 3 days ago, along with the first release of iPadOS. This update, although a minor one, contains a number of important bug fixes. The most important one for many users is battery drain, which nobody really likes. New iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models has an issue with Siri not responding properly and has been fixed in this release. Other fixes for Safari search suggestions, Reminders app syncing and third-party keyboard apps security fix also impacted iPadOS and are part of both updates.

Here are the complete release notes from Apple for this update:

iOS 13.1.1 includes bug fixes and improvements for your iPhone. This update:

  • Fixes issues that could prevent iPhone restoring from backup
  • Addresses an issue that could cause battery to drain more quickly
  • Fixes an issue that could impact recognition of Siri requests on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • Resolves a problem where Safari search suggestions may re-enable after turning them off
  • Addresses an issue that could cause Reminders to sync slowly
  • Fixes a security issue for third-party keyboard apps

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

To update to this new release, go to Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone or iPod touch. If you were on iOS 13 beta, you would have to uninstall the beta profile and restart your device for the update to show up in Software Update.

We expect Apple to start beta testing iOS 13.2 very soon as there are still a lot of bug fixes and features improvements to be made.