Apple has released the iPadOS 13.2 update for the iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad mini.
The company’s latest iPadOS update is the second milestone upgrade for iPadOS and brings with it a nice collection of new features, bug fixes and improvements.
If your iPad is currently running iPadOS 13.1.3, you will get the smallest download size and shortest changelist.
If your tablet is currently running iPadOS 13.1.1 or earlier, your iPadOS 13.2 update will be a little more important. This is because features and fixes from updates you skipped are added to the firmware.
With all that in mind, we want to bring you the most important things you need to know about Apple’s new iPadOS 13.2 update right now.
Our guide covers the performance of the iPadOS 13.2 update, the current status of iPadOS 13.2 issues, where to look for feedback on iPadOS 13.2 performance, the iPadOS 13 jailbreak, and more.
We’ll start with our quick impressions of iPadOS 13.2’s performance.
iPadOS 13.2 Reviews
If you’re using iPadOS 13.1.2, you’re looking at a 560MB download. The iPadOS 13.2 update is a 564.6 MB download for the iPad Pro.
If you’re using iPadOS 13.1.3, it may take less than 10 minutes to complete the iPadOS 13.2 installation. It took about seven minutes to upload to one of our iPad Experts.
For more information on downloading and installing iPadOS 13.2, take a look at our guide.
We’ve been using the iPadOS 13.2 update for a long time on the iPad Pro, and here’s what we’ve found so far:
If you’re experiencing bugs or performance issues with iPadOS 13.1.3 or any other version, you might want to install the iPadOS 13.2 update right now.
If you need help making this decision, take a look at our list of reasons why and not to install iPadOS 13.2 on your iPad today.
iPadOS 13.2 Issues
Apple’s iPadOS 13.2 update fixes a number of persistent issues, but the update has some issues of its own.
The current list of iPadOS 13.2 issues includes installation issues, Exchange issues, issues with third-party apps, issues with Face ID, UI lag, and abnormal battery drain.
If you run into an issue with iPadOS 13.2, check our list of fixes for the most common issues. We’ve also posted tips to help you improve performance and tips to help improve battery life.
If you can’t handle the performance of the iPadOS 13.2 update on your iPad, you’re on your own. Apple is no longer signing on iPadOS 13.1.3 and iPadOS 13.1.2.
If you really want to exit iPadOS 13.2, you can migrate your tablet to iPadOS 13.3 beta.
iPadOS 13.2 Update: What’s New
Apple’s xx milestone updates always deliver a mix of new features, bug fixes, and security patches. The iPadOS 13.2 update is no different.
iPadOS 13.2 brings 60+ new emoji characters to the keyboard of the iPad. The Unicode 12 update includes a new smiley to yawn, a one-piece swimsuit, waffles, falafel, butter and garlic, new animals like sloth, flamingo, orangutan and skunk, and much more.
iPadOS 13.2 also includes a few more changes, including bug fixes, and you can read about them in the official changelog here:
iPadOS 13.2 also brings with it 16 security updates. you can read all about them Apple’s security page.
iPadOS 13 Jailbreak
If you’re still jailbreaking your iPad, make sure to avoid iPadOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13. one way you can jailbreak a device right now If running iOS 12.
The jailbreak developers have briefed about the new jailbreaks, but it’s unclear when or if we will receive a jailbreak tool for iPadOS 13 and iPadOS 13.2.
Apple has confirmed a new version of iPadOS 13, and the iPadOS 13.3 update is currently in beta testing.
The iPadOS 13.3 update is a milestone upgrade (xx) which means it will carry new features, bug fixes and security patches.
If you’re really struggling with iPadOS 13.2 or an older version of iPadOS 13, you may want to download the iPadOS 13.3 beta. It can have a positive effect on the performance of your tablet.
If you’re interested in trying iPadOS 13.3, please take a look at our guide.