1. flyinion's Avatar
    Apparently apps were abusing being able to use bluetooth to track you and so yeah now they have to ask. Apparently also it has nothing to do with allowing say a video app to play sound over headphones for example.
    09-21-2019 04:07 AM
  2. doogald's Avatar
    The privacy rules have been tightened up by Apple in iOS 13.
    This is a good thing - there is likely no reason at all why the "News 9" app needs to use Bluetooth. (To listen to audio in a news video, the system bluetooth will still work to send audio to headphones or a BT speaker without granting permission to the app.) Why would a news app need to connect to BT accessories? Why does it want to know when you are "nearby"? (That's likely the reason - they are tracking your location.)
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    09-21-2019 06:36 AM
  3. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    This is a good thing - there is likely no reason at all why the "News 9" app needs to use Bluetooth. (To listen to audio in a news video, the system bluetooth will still work to send audio to headphones or a BT speaker without granting permission to the app.) Why would a news app need to connect to BT accessories? Why does it want to know when you are "nearby"? (That's likely the reason - they are tracking your location.)
    The problem is many developers simply allow Apple to use the generic reason for their use of Bluetooth to track you. Pretty sure there's nothing nefarious about most. But they need to be more specific about why in the pop up. Here's an example of one with Dunkin Donuts. It doesn't tell you much.


    But these offer better reasons and makes sense.



    09-21-2019 08:54 AM
  4. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    The problem is many developers simply allow Apple to use the generic reason for their use of Bluetooth to track you. Pretty sure there's nothing nefarious about most. But they need to be more specific about why in the pop up. Here's an example of one with Dunkin Donuts. It doesn't tell you much.
    One of the possible reasons is advertising in digital signage.

    Since I'm in that field of work, I'll explain.

    In the example above, you have the Dunkin app installed and you've allowed bluetooth access. You walk into your local Dunkin store. The kiosk in the store is also using bluetooth to look for the app. When your app "sees" this, it receives info from the kiosk and now you'll get a Dunkin notification of a special offer / discount code/ notification your favorite coffee or doughnut is ready / etc.

    Lots of developers are requesting BT access now for this very reason and it's pretty neat. A local restaurant here uses it and when I walk in I get an app notification of all the Imperial Stout beers on tap.
    Tartarus, Chris Cook5 and aximtreo like this.
    09-21-2019 09:21 AM
  5. Westiemom's Avatar
    I have iOS 13 now on my new pro max, but it is very glitchy! I had the 13.1 beta on my Xs and it seemed pretty flawless.
    I have tried to save some wallpapers from the Xs Max wallpaper thread and I soon as I hit save the iMore app force closes. It’s pretty frustrating.
    Looking forward to 13.1 Tuesday.
    09-21-2019 09:22 AM
  6. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    How do you use sign in with Apple? I just want to see how it works
    09-21-2019 11:50 AM
  7. Tartarus's Avatar
    How do you use sign in with Apple? I just want to see how it works
    Websites and apps have to implement it. Until then, we all have to be patient.
    Chris Cook5 likes this.
    09-21-2019 12:31 PM
  8. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    It has been fine for me so far despite a few bugs. Wonder why Apple released 13 so early if it wasn’t ready
    09-21-2019 05:19 PM
  9. scruffypig's Avatar
    So far iOS 13 has been great on my XR and 11 Pro. Not buggy at all.
    09-21-2019 06:09 PM
  10. doogald's Avatar
    It has been fine for me so far despite a few bugs. Wonder why Apple released 13 so early if it wasn’t ready
    Because they needed a version to ship with the iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max. (That said, those could have shipped with 13 and they could have left older devices waiting for 13.1.)
    09-21-2019 08:50 PM
  11. pr1nce's Avatar
    iOS 13 has been great on my XR. No bugs at all.
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    09-21-2019 09:04 PM
  12. kcox52692's Avatar
    I got it yesterday on my iPhone 7. So far so good.
    09-22-2019 05:02 AM
  13. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    It has been fine for me so far despite a few bugs. Wonder why Apple released 13 so early if it wasn’t ready
    What bugs do you have?
    09-22-2019 11:07 AM
  14. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    What bugs do you have?
    They’re very minor bugs. Sometimes when I try to talk to Siri it doesn’t recognize that I’m connected to my Internet. Also when I try to send a message via Siri and then it asks if I’m ready to send it & I try to go into the message to correct if its not right, it doesn’t give me the message without me going back into messages and resending it
    09-22-2019 06:56 PM
  15. taz323's Avatar
    Ran smooth on the Xr, and now with the iPhone 11 running even smoother.
    pr1nce likes this.
    09-22-2019 11:39 PM
  16. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    How do you install new fonts?
    09-23-2019 11:34 AM
  17. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    How do you install new fonts?
    The fonts only work in several apps. It's not system wide. I don't know all the font apps you might use. I know Fonteer can be used. Download the app. Pick 3 fonts for a group. If you want more, you'll have to get the Premium. Follow the steps and add the profile configuration in Settings. Seems more trouble than it's worth.
    kataran and Chris Cook5 like this.
    09-23-2019 08:43 PM
  18. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    I first thought it was system wide. No thanks. Lol. (personally I think Apple should make it systemwide for more fun)
    09-23-2019 11:15 PM
  19. montecito79's Avatar
    Any info when iOS 13.1. GM will be released?
    09-24-2019 02:22 AM
  20. wilber1's Avatar
    Any info when iOS 13.1. GM will be released?
    Today tuesday 9/24 .
    09-24-2019 05:57 AM
  21. montecito79's Avatar
    Today tuesday 9/24 .
    Thanx

    I am new in beta, so when I upgrade it to GM what do I do next? Do I have to upgrade it again when official 13.1. is available?

    I would like to remove beta profile after GM (I had a lot of bugs and this iOS 13 beta did it for me).
    Does that have any influence on anything ?
    09-24-2019 06:01 AM
  22. wilber1's Avatar
    Thanx

    I am new in beta, so when I upgrade it to GM what do I do next? Do I have to upgrade it again when official 13.1. is available?

    I would like to remove beta profile after GM (I had a lot of bugs and this iOS 13 beta did it for me).
    Does that have any influence on anything ?
    https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT20...oper%20Program.
    09-24-2019 06:41 AM
  23. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Any info when iOS 13.1. GM will be released?
    GM for a point beta? Apple will more than likely just release the official iOS 13.1 either this week or next week.
    09-24-2019 08:17 AM
  24. Chuck_IV's Avatar
    GM for a point beta? Apple will more than likely just release the official iOS 13.1 either this week or next week.
    13.1 is supposed to be released today.
    09-24-2019 08:19 AM
  25. kataran's Avatar
    13.1 is supposed to be released today.
    At 1 pm EST
    09-24-2019 11:35 AM
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