Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 16.4 to the public after months of beta testing. Although Apple listed the new features included in the latest update, its release notes did not mention all the changes in iOS 16.4.
Here are all of the new, disclosed and discovered, features in the latest iOS 16.4 update for you.
iOS 16.4 offers new emojis, Voice Isolation, Apple Podcasts app, and more
- Dim Flashing Lights accessibility feature to automatically dim flashing or strobing lights in videos on iOS and tvOS for users suffering from photosensitive epilepsy.
- Support for PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge wireless controller to enhance users’ gaming experience across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.
- Apple Podcasts app gained new features across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and CarPlay for listeners to easily search for shows or episodes.
- Order tracking widgets for iOS 16.4 Home Screen. This allows users to track their orders purchased through Apple Pay directly from the Home Screen without opening the Wallet app.
- 21 new emoji including animals, hand gestures, and objects are added to the emoji keyboard.
- Notifications for web apps added to the Home Screen
- Voice Isolation for cellular calls prioritizes your voice and blocks out ambient noises in the surroundings.
- Duplicates album in Photos expands support to detect duplicate photos and videos in an iCloud Shared Photo Library
- VoiceOver support for maps in the Weather app
- Crash Detection optimizations on iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models
- Fixes an issue where Ask to Buy requests from children may fail to appear on the parent’s device
- Fixes issues when Matter-compatible thermostats became unresponsive when paired to Apple Home
- Fixes for several security exploits