iOS 16.1 Beta 2 Fixes GPS Issue on iPhone 14 Pro Models

An issue preventing the GPS from working properly on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max for many users on the first iOS 16.1 beta has been fixed in the second beta. Updating to the latest beta 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 the iPhones can receive signals from GPS satellites operating on both the legacy L1 frequency and the higher-power L5 frequency, which can better travel through obstacles like buildings and trees. A combination of the two signals should lead to improved location accuracy in mapping apps and other apps that rely on location.

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 United States, add support for Matter accessories in the Home app, make Apple Fitness+ available to iPhone users without an Apple Watch, and more.

Related Roundups: iOS 16, iPadOS 16, iPhone 14 Pro
Related Forums: iOS 16, iPhone

Top Rated Comments

F23 Avatar
11 weeks ago

I’m glad it fixed the GPA issue.

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hope they fix the GTA issue next ?
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
That70sGAdawg Avatar
11 weeks ago
"Clean energy charging", no thanks to the Virtue signaling. I'll continue to use my dirty charger, although I'll wipe it down occasionally.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nfl46 Avatar
11 weeks ago
I’m glad it fixed the GPA issue.

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Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MozMan68 Avatar
11 weeks ago

I read that 16.1 Beta 2 causes the rattling camera lens for iPhone 14 Pro max phones if yours was unaffected…no thanks, I’ll wait lol.
You heard wrong...
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nfl46 Avatar
11 weeks ago

hope they fix the GTA issue next ?
Ohhhhh that was a good one!! Haha.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nwcs Avatar
11 weeks ago

One of the first comments from another forum also said GPA instead of GPS about this issue...
Gotta love autocorrect which causes a number of these kinds of typos.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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