Apple has launched iOS update for some of the older devices and which is intended to fix some bugs related to the COVID-19 exposure function.
iOS in the current world situation
It’s been a little over a couple of weeks since Apple released version 14.3 of its iOS operating system. In addition, it began to offer the Beta version of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 for developers, but it also began to offer a new version for phones that have support up to iOS 12 with version 12.5 and the important function of COVID-19 exposure.
This tool allows the user offer and receive information to know if you are located or have had contact with someone who may be contagious with the virus. Therefore, it is currently one of the most important and necessary functions for users.
You can find and activate it in Settings> Exposure notifications. And its function is based on the collection of data voluntarily offered by users and others that the health authorities of the region make available to the public for notify about exposure to the virus.
Today iOS 12 has been updated with version 12.5.1 with which it is intended to improve and correct some errors in this function that allows the exchange of data related to the virus between new and old devices.
iOS 12.5.1 is now available for download on devices:
-iPhone 6 Plus
-iPad mini 2
-iPad mini 3
-6th generation iPod touch
Regarding privacy, Apple says this feature does not collect valuable information for the userIn addition to that the API works through the location via Bluetooth something that does not require a strong data collection.
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