Apple released iOS 13.7 update and now stops signing iOS 13.6.1

Last week, iOS 13.7 released for everyone, which includes the COVID-19 Exposure Notification program. Following this release, Now, Apple has stopped signing iOS 13.6.1. That means users can no longer downgrade from iOS 13.7 to iOS 13.6.1.

iOS 13.7 update lets users enable COVID-19 Exposure Notifications directly in the Settings app on their iPhone. Once you enable exposure notifications in the Settings app, your iPhone will begin monitoring with Bluetooth to log possible exposures so you can be notified of a potential COVID-19 exposure based on the guidelines set by your local public health authority. By preventing users from reinstalling older versions of iOS, Apple ensures that customers are getting the most stable experience currently available.

iOS 13.7 Changelog

iOS 13.7 lets you opt into the COVID-19 Exposure Notification System without the need to download an app. System availability depends upon support from your local public health authority. This release also fixes other bug fixes for your iPhone.

Before Update

  • Some features may not be available in all the regions or on all Apple devices.
  • You can download the update after connecting your device to a WiFi network.
  • The battery level must be sufficient or plug-in iPhone during the upgrade.

How To Install

  • Go to Settings
  • General
  • Tap Software update
  • Tap install
  • Install Passcode

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