List of 17 new features and improvements in iOS 13.6
Jul 2020

Kirsten Thomas

List of 17 new features and improvements in iOS 13.6

Earlier, iOS 13.6 entered the Developer Beta 4 stage, and today Apple will finally officially push it to all users. iOS 13.6 adds support for digital car keys and includes new symptom categories in the "Health" app. But speaking of really important changes for users, it may be the correction of Wi-Fi calls and the correction of third-party keyboard display problems!

Digital car key

  • Use iPhone to unlock, lock and start compatible vehicles
  • Safely remove the digital car key from the lost device via iCloud
  • Easily share digital car keys via iMessage
  • The driver-specific profile allows you to set up full access or restricted driving for the shared car key
  • Even after the iPhone’s battery runs out, the backup battery can still allow you to unlock and start the vehicle for up to five hours


  • The "Health" app provides new symptom categories, including symptoms recorded from "period tracker" and ECG
  • Function to record new symptoms (such as fever, chills, sore throat or cough) and share symptoms with third-party apps

This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements.

  • Added a new setting to choose whether to automatically download updates to your device when using Wi-Fi
  • Solved an issue that could cause the App to become unresponsive when synchronizing data from iCloud Drive
  • Fixed an issue that may cause eSIM data roaming to be displayed as disabled even when it is enabled
  • Fixed an issue that caused some calls from Saskatchewan to appear to be from the United States
  • Resolved an issue where audio may be interrupted when calling via Wi-Fi Call
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some iPhone 6S and iPhone SE devices from registering "Wi-Fi Calling"
  • Solve the problem that may cause the software keyboard to appear unexpectedly when connected to some third-party hardware keyboards
  • Fixed an issue that may cause the Japanese hardware keyboard to be incorrectly mapped to an American keyboard
  • Resolved the stability issue of accessing the Control Center when Assistive Touch is enabled
  • Provides a mechanism for administrators to exclude specified domains from the traffic carried by always-on VPN connections