After months of beta testing, iOS 16.4 is finally available on all compatible devices. In addition to the new features listed in the update’s release notes, it is found that iOS 16.4 has expanded 5G support in new countries.
Starting with the iPhone 12 series launched in 2020, Apple introduced support for the 5G network to let users download movies, stream higher-quality videos, FaceTime in HD, and enjoy gaming at impressive speeds.
Although Apple officially supports 5G in several regions, it is not available worldwide and the company is gradually expanding its support. Now it is available in Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Macau, along with other countries.
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Google Fi 5G service is now available in iOS 16.4
Previously, Google Fi was limited to 4G LTE coverage on iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and other 5 G-enabled iPhones. In February 2023, 9to5Google spotted the addition of the Google Fi 5G network in iOS 16.4 beta 1.
Now, Google Fi subscribers can enable 5G on compatible iPhones running on iOS 16.4 via Settings > Voice & Data > 5G On or 5G Auto.
iOS 16.4 has also added support for 5G Standalone (SA) for compatible carriers in the United States as another upgrade to 5G.
Other features included in the latest iOS 16.4 update are 21 new emoji, Voice Isolation for cellular calls, Dim Flashing Lights accessibility, Support for PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge wireless controller, upgrades to the Apple Podcasts app, Order tracking widgets, and much more.