Apple Tech: Apple releases iOS 13.6 with toggle to turn on/off automatic update and more

According to iClarified’s notes on iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6 in the below:

Apple has released iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6 with support for digital car keys, audio stories in Apple News+, and more.

iOS 13.6 adds support for digital car keys, introduces audio stories in Apple News+, and contains a new symptoms category in the Health app. This release also includes bug fixes and improvements.

Digital car keys
● Unlock, lock, and start your compatible car with your iPhone
● Securely remove digital keys from a lost device via iCloud
● Share digital keys easily with iMessage
● Driver-specific profiles so you can configure shared keys for full-access or restricted driving
● Power reserve lets you unlock and start your car for up to five hours after iPhone runs out of battery

Apple News
● Audio stories are professionally narrated versions of some of the best reads from Apple News+, selected and produced by the Apple News editors as part of your Apple News+ subscription
● Apple News Today is a new, free audio briefing on the day’s top stories from the Apple News editors, also available in the Podcasts app
● A new Audio tab makes it easy to find Apple News Today and Apple News+ audio stories
● CarPlay allows you to listen to Apple News Today and Apple News+ audio stories while on the road
● Local news in your Today feed provides extensive coverage of San Francisco, the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Houston, and New York City
● More stories available from local news providers with a subscription to Apple News+. ● Your daily newsletter from Apple News can now be personalized with stories that reflect your interests

Health
● New category for symptoms in the Health app, including symptoms logged from Cycle Tracking and ECG
● Ability to log new symptoms, like fever, chills, sore throat or coughing, and share them with third-party apps

This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements.
● Adds a new setting to choose if updates automatically download to your device when on Wi-Fi
● Addresses an issue that could cause apps to become unresponsive when syncing data from iCloud Drive
● Fixes an issue that could cause data roaming to appear to be disabled on eSIM even though it remained active
● Fixes an issue thats causes some phone calls from Saskatchewan to appear as originating from the United States
● Addresses an issue that could interrupt audio when making phone calls over Wi-Fi Calling
● Fixes an issues that prevented some iPhone 6S and iPhone SE devices from registering for Wi-Fi Calling
● Resolves an issue that could cause the software keyboard to appear unexpectedly when connected to certain third-party hardware keyboards
● Fixes an issue that could cause Japanese hardware keyboards to be incorrectly mapped as a U.S. keyboard
● Addresses stability issues when accessing Control Center when Assistive Touch was enabled
● Provides a mechanism for administrators to specify domains to exclude from traffic carried by always-on VPN connections

Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices. For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

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