iOS 13.6 Beta Introduces New Features for Apple News: Back to Last Read Location

IOS 13.6 Beta, which is currently being tested, has been discovered to introduce a new feature for Apple News that allows you to save your location in the article when you start reading something and then exit the article or application.

iOS 13.6 Beta Introduces New Features for Apple News: Back to Last Read Location

In iOS 13.5.1 and earlier, the Apple News app automatically restarts from the beginning of the article if you exit the article while reading it and try to return to the same article later. In iOS 13.6, it reopens to where you last stopped, so you don’t have to scroll down to find the last read section of the article.

According tomedia, MacRumors, it takes about 30 seconds for the Apple News app to register and save your location in the article before you can safely exit. This is not a required feature for short articles that you read immediately, but it’s a welcome change for longer content, such as apple News and magazine articles.

iOS 13.6 Beta Introduces New Features for Apple News: Back to Last Read Location

The iOS 13.6 update also appears to be the foundation for the audio feature of Apple News Plus, which will allow Apple to provide audio versions of some Apple News stories. Although audio is not enabled for the time being, it appears to be a feature That Apple plans to launch in the near future.

In addition to Apple News changes, iOS 13.6 includes a toggle button that provides more granular control over downloads and installations of iOS updates, and adds a new symptom section to the health app.