An issue preventing GPS from working properly on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max for many users on iOS 16.1 beta 1 has been fixed in the second beta. Updating to the latest beta version will restore location accuracy on the device.

iPhone 14 Pro Dynamic Island Maps
Like the Apple Watch Ultra, both iPhone 14 Pro models feature dual-frequency GPS support. This means iPhones can receive signals from GPS satellites operating at both the old L1 frequency and the high-powered L5 frequency, which can better transmit through obstacles such as buildings and trees. The combination of the two signals should improve location accuracy in mapping and other location-based apps.

Apple says iOS 16.1 will be released later this year. The update will enable Live Activities support in third-party apps, introduce a new clean energy charging feature in the US, add support for Matter accessories in the Home app, make Apple Fitness+ available for iPhone users without an Apple Watch, and more.

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