• Apple previously said it would release iOS 13.3 sometime in fall
  • iOS 13.3 will introduce many features including Communications Limits in Screen Time
  • Leaked document reveals iOS 13.3 might be released next week

Apple promised to release the iOS 13.3 build this fall with features such as Communications Limits in Screen Time. But, it appears that the upcoming build is arriving ahead of time if the recent leak is to be believed. The latest claim comes from a leaked document from Vietnamese carrier Viettel, which suggests that the much-awaited iOS build is coming as early as next week.

The alleged leaked document from Vietnamese carrier Viettel suggests that iOS 13.3 may be released sooner than anticipated. Earlier this week, we saw the developer beta 4 but, the leaked document reportedly reveals that the iOS update will arrive along with the watchOS 6.1.1 next week. The new eSIM service of Viettel will go live next Friday, Dec. 13, according to 9to5mac.

The instructions for the launch of the eSIM state that costumers are required to upgrade their iPhones to the latest iOS 13.3 update for them to be able to use the service. The general belief is that the iOS 13.3 will be launched at that date or earlier than that. Considering that most iOS releases take place on a Tuesday or Wednesday, the new Apple iOS build might arrive on Dec. 11, 9to5mac suggests.

iOS 13.3 Reportedly Arriving Next Week, Says Leaked Document
iOS 13.3 Reportedly Arriving Next Week, Says Leaked Document Tinh tế Photo

Additionally, the Viettel document states that users will be required to upgrade their Apple Watch to watchOS 6.1.1, which means that the watchOS build is most likely arriving before the launch of the eSIM. If the leaked document is accurate, it only means that iPhone users will not have to wait long to be able to access the new features included in the upcoming iOS 13.3 build. The next iOS build is anticipated to include a handful of new features.

This includes the user’s ability to set restrictions for contacts in Screen Time. The new Screen Time tools will enable parents to limit the communication of their children with iOS devices, restricting who they can and cannot contact and at what times with the aid of the app. This applies to iOS’ Messages, Phones, and FaceTime apps but not on social media or messaging services like WhatsApp.