iOS 16.2: List of eligible iPhones with 5G support
The latest iOS 16.2 update brings 5G support to iPhone 12 series devices iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 ProAnd iPhone 12 Pro Max. The iPhone 13 lineup includes iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 ProAnd iPhone 13 Pro Max It is also eligible for 5G support in India. Apple’s budget offering, the iPhone SE 2022, is also eligible for 5G support. Finally, the current generation of iPhone models, the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 ProAnd iPhone 14 Pro Max Also eligible for upgrade.
How to Enable 5G on iPhones
If you have already installed the latest iOS 16.2 build on your compatible iPhone, your device is 5G ready. All you have to do is go Settings > Voice & Data > 5G Auto.
However, you need to register for 5G with your respective network provider (Reliance Jio, Airtel). Airtel users can go to the Airtel Thanks app to do the same, while Jio customers can open the My Jio app to activate 5G on their iPhone devices. You must be in a 5G-supported area to enjoy the fastest 5G speeds in the country.
iOS 16.2: Changelog
The latest iOS 16.2 update brings the brand new Freeform app, which helps creatively collaborate with friends or colleagues on Mac, iPad and iPhone. Additionally, the update comes with Apple Music Sing, which lets you sing along to millions of songs on Apple Music. The update also comes with advanced data protection for iCloud, including backup, notes and photos.
Furthermore, iOS 16.2 allows users to hide wallpaper or notifications when they turn on always-on display on their compatible iPhone devices. Game Center now supports SharePlay for multiplayer games. Apple TV has also been improved with the latest iOS 16.2 update, as Live Activities is finally available for Apple TV. Finally, iOS 16.2 comes with improved reliability and efficiency of communication between smart home appliances and Apple devices (iPhones, in this case).