New studies recommend Apple is presently engaged on an emergency patch for the just lately launched iOS 16.4 as the corporate goals to repair a number of bugs.
Remember nothing is in stone for iOS 16.4.1 as issues may change on the final minute. But when we needed to take a wild guess, the replace will probably deal with latest issues with the Climate app. iPhone homeowners throughout the web, together with our Senior Information Editor Mark Wilson, have been experiencing “Climate Unavailable” notices on the Climate app’s widget leaving many unable to know their native forecast. It does seem Apple is conscious of the issue. If you happen to verify the tech large’s System Standing web page (opens in new tab), the Climate service is listed as having ongoing points and it could be “gradual or unavailable” to individuals.
The second repair will most likely patch up iOS 16.4 out of the blue forgetting Wi-Fi networks and passwords forcing iPhone homeowners to re-enter the data. One Twitter user (opens in new tab) claims the error occurs when a connection is dropped or in case you change networks even when the data is synced through iCloud.
It’s exhausting to say with complete certainty what the remainder of iOS 16.4.1 will convey; though there are a couple of clues. Others have skilled their phones heating up while charging (opens in new tab) alongside decreased battery efficiency. Some within the Apple Neighborhood boards (opens in new tab) suggest this can be a function and never a bug as it could take as much as 48 hours for an iPhone to “full all of the [necessary] behind-the-scenes duties” post-update. As a result of the gadget is working additional time, sudden battery drain needs to be anticipated. Nevertheless, it’s price stating that battery drain has been a persistent drawback on iOS 16 since its launch. So it could even be an oversight on Apple’s half.
A launch date for iOS 16.4.1 stays unknown, however a recent report from MacRumors (opens in new tab) states it may come out later this week or the subsequent. You’ll want to maintain a watch out for any new patches.
As for future updates, the primary iOS 16.5 beta has just lately been launched for builders to take a look at. Its contents additionally stay a thriller, however there are a few hints floating round. It seems the Apple Information app will get a brand new Sports tab (opens in new tab) sitting in-between Information Plus and Audio. Each the Following and Search tabs will probably be melded into one with the intention to make room. Moreover, it seems Apple will give iPhone homeowners the flexibility to record their screens using Siri (opens in new tab).
Later this 12 months, we count on Apple to debut iOS 17, which is about to introduce some main upgrades to first-party options like CarPlay. You’ll want to try TechRadar’s iOS 17 roundup and see our want record for the replace.