Apple released their latest iOS firmware version, i.e. iOS 8.1.3. Its release notes mentioned that this iOS 8.1.3 download includes several bug fixes and few performance enhancements. Most notably it has reduced the free space required for the forthcoming updates.There was no declaration that this has patched the kernel exploits used for TaiG jailbreak and PP jailbreak. However we believe iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak will be available very soon . So, it is better not to update to iOS 8.1.3 latest version, if you are a jailbreaking fan.
If you do not wish to jailbreak, then simply download iOS 8.1.3 via OTA method and install it on your device.Go to Settings > General > Software Update. At the moment the file size of this OTA update is around 240 MB and might vary with the type of device that you have. This iOS 8.1.3 latest version update will also be allowed to download via through iTunes.
List of iOS 8.1.3 download compatible devices
- iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
- iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad 2, iPad (third-generation), iPad (fourth-generation), iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display
- iPod touch 5G
When consider the bug fixes, this has fixed the issue that prevent few users from inserting Apple passwords for FaceTime and Messages apps. Earlier app results are not displayed on Spotlight and it also has been fixed with iOS 8.1.3 download. An issue that prevented some multitasking gestures working on iPad also been fixed. This has added new configuration options which are very important for education standardized testing.
This iOS 8.1.3 download is also very much similar with iOS 8.1.2. Because both these have not been seeded for the developers for testing. So, we can assume that they are minor updates, hence does not need for testing. But, Apple is thoroughly testing their next major update, i.e., iOS 8.2. it is rumored that iOS 8.2 will arrive with Apple WatchKit software development kit (SDK). Some features for Apple Watch also have been incorporated with it. However it will not be released before March.
However, still the “GMT bug” has not been fixed. Most probably this might be, because it is reported very recently. The Apple Company released the 7.0.3 version update for their Apple TV also along with this release. The latest version of iTunes, v 2.1.1 and OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 also released with this iOS 8.1.3 download.