Apple released on Monday (22), the download of iOS 12.4, one of the latest updates of the iPhone system before the release of iOS 13, scheduled for September this year. Among the changes coming in the new version is the ability to transfer data from an old mobile phone to a new one. Long awaited by users, the new feature allows you to migrate content from one smartphone to another without using cables or the traditional backup of iCloud. According to the company, iPhone and iPad security enhancements are also included in the update, including the bug fix that allowed hackers to spy on Apple Watch conversations.
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iOS 12.4 lets you transfer content from old iPhone to new without cables or iCloud Photo: Divulgao / Apple
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The launch coincides with the arrival of systems from other devices of the apple company. MacOS 10.14.6, tvOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3 were also released to the public on Monday. For Mac and Apple TV users, there are no major changes apparent beyond the security updates that often accompany versions like this. Users of the company's smartwatch, however, may notice the vulnerability fix that allowed third parties to spy on conversations in the Walkie Tokie app, which was disabled less than two weeks ago because of the breach.
To download the latest version of Apple's system, users must go to Settings> General> Software Update. Because it is a major update, it may take a few minutes to download, depending on the speed of the connection. recommended to have more than half of the battery charged and to be connected to a Wi-Fi network.
The new version comes just over two months after the release of iOS 12.3. In this update, the main news was the TV app, which features streaming services such as Globoplay, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, and is already preparing for the arrival of Apple TV +, the company's own production platform, scheduled for September.
When will iOS 13 be available?
The next version of iOS has official release scheduled for September, but is already in the testing phase. Users who wish to download it early can sign up for the beta software program to try out features such as dark mode and privacy settings improvements. Apple recommends a full backup of the device before downloading due to possible glitches and bugs. O dnetc prepared a tutorial that teaches you how to download iOS 13 beta.
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