iPhone 8 iOS 13.5.1 Update: What's New
The iPhone 8 iOS 13.5.1 update comes with one security patch. That's it. For more on the update's contents, please read our guide.
If you skipped iOS 13.5, you get its changes with iOS 13.5.1. The iOS 13.5 update brought bug fixes, security patches, upgrades to Group FaceTime, and COVID-19 support features to the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. If you want to learn more about them, please check out our guide.
If your phone is currently running iOS 13.4, you get iOS 13.4.1's bug fixes with your upgrade. You can read more about them in our guide.
If you're jumping up from iOS 13.3.1, your iOS 13.5.1 update brings iOS 13.4's changes which include iCloud Folder Sharing, improvements to the Mail app, and a long list of bug fixes.
If you want to learn more about these features, please take a look at our guide. It'll take you through everything you need to know.
Moving your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus from iOS 13.3 to iOS 13.5.1? You'll also get iOS 13.3.1's bug fixes and security updates with your upgrade. You can read about them in detail in our walkthrough.
If you're moving your device from iOS 13.2.3 to iOS 13.5.1, your update brings iOS 13.3's new Screen Time features, upgrades to the Stocks app, bug fixes, and security patches as well. You can learn more about iOS 13.3 right here.
If you're moving up from iOS 13.2.2, you get iOS 13.2.3's changes with your upgrade. iOS 13.2.3 brought some bug fixes to the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and you can read about them in our guide.
If you skipped iOS 13.2.2, you get its bug fixes with your upgrade to iOS 13.5.1. For more on those, have a look at our guide to the update.
If you're moving your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus from iOS 13.1.3 to iOS 13.5.1 you get iOS 13.2's changes with your upgrade.
If you are coming from iOS 13.1.2, your iOS 13.5.1 update brings iOS 13.1.3's bug fixes with it. You can read more about those changes right here.
If you're moving your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus from iOS 13.1.1 to iOS 13.5.1, your upgrade includes iOS 13.1.2's bug fixes which you can read about in our guide.
If your device is currently running iOS 13.1, you get iOS 13.1.1's fixes with your iOS 13.5.1 update. You can learn more about those here in our guide.
If you're moving from iOS 13.0 to iOS 13.5.1 you get additional features and bug fixes with your upgrade.
Highlights from iOS 13.1 include design updates for emojis, Share ETA, expanded audio sharing, and a tweaked volume indicator. For more on iOS 13.1 and its features, have a look at our guide.
As for iOS 13 itself, it's a huge upgrade for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. They don't get everything Apple's included in the update (for instance they miss out on Memoji Stickers), but the change log is still substantial.
Highlights include Dark Mode, the new swipe keyboard, important updates to the Photos app, and key improvements to Siri.
If you haven't been following along, you'll want to check out our iOS 13 walkthrough. It'll take you through the differences between iOS 13 and iOS 12.
If for some reason you fell behind on iOS 12 updates, remember that you'll also get the features and fixes from the updates you skipped with your upgrade to iOS 13.
If you're unfamiliar with the latest changes to iOS 12, take a look at our walkthrough.