Apple released the official version of iOS and iPadOS 13.5 today, more than a month after the release of iOS 13.4.1.
iOS 13.5 includes many health-related features. iOS and iPadOS 13.5 include a new Coronavirus Pneumonia Contact Tracking Technology API that could allow health organizations to begin developing a new Coronavirus Pneumonia Tracking App.
In iOS and iPadOS 13.5, Apple optimized Face ID to bring up the password entry screen directly when the iPhone detects that a user is wearing a mask, eliminating the need to swipe up repeatedly.
The following is a detailed change log.
iOS 13.5 accelerates the speed at which Face ID-equipped devices display a password bar when users wear masks and adds an Exposure Notification API to support the COVID-19 contact tracking app from the Public Health Administration.
This update also adds the option to control the automatic highlighting of video collage during FaceTime group chat and includes bug fixes and other improvements.
Face ID and Password
Simplifies the process of unlocking Face ID-equipped devices while the user is wearing a mask
When the user wears the mask, swipe up from the bottom of the lock screen and the password bar will automatically display
Also applies to the Certified App Store, Apple Books, Apple Pay, iTunes and other apps that support logging in via Face ID
Added Exposure Notification API to support COVID-19 exposure tracking app from public health authorities
Added option to control automatic highlighting during FaceTime group chat to keep video collage size the same while participants are talking
This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements.
Fixed an issue where users might see a black screen when trying to stream a video from some websites
Addressed the issue of suggestions and actions that may not be loaded in the shared form