Apple debuts the new iOS 16.2 Release Candidate (RC) update, which brings new much-awaited features to iPhone users.

The RC update offers a 5G connection to iPhone users in the second most populated country in the world, India. It also provides new features to built-in apps like Apple Music.

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An attendee holds a new iPhone Pro Max at an Apple event at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on September 7, 2022. – Apple unveiled several new products including a new iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. They also released three Apple watches and new AirPods Pros during the event.

Apple iOS 16.2 RC Update

As per the latest news story by XDA Developers, Apple released the iOS 16.2 RC update to beta users and developers.

It is worth noting that the latest update is only available to enrolled developers of the iPhone maker and beta users in the meantime. These folks are getting their hands on the new features before most of us do.

XDA Developers notes in its report that the 16.2 version is likely to be released publicly in a week or so. It looks like it would not take long before Apple dishes it out.

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The new iPhone 14 Pro is displayed during a launch event for new products at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on September 7, 2022. – Apple unveiled several new products including a new iPhone 14 and 14 Pro, three Apple watches, and new AirPod Pros during the event.

For now, we could get a glimpse at what the new update offers.

The renowned tech giant says that the 16.2 version introduces Advanced Data Protection for iCloud, Apple Music Sing, and more new features. The phone maker also revealed that this update debuts the Freeform app.

But that’s not all. The upcoming iOS release also offers a couple of bug fixes for millions of iPhone users. So besides the new features, it should bring better overall stability.

iPhone 5G Connection is Coming to India Soon

iPhone users in India might not want to miss out on this new iOS update.

According to 9to5 Mac, the latest beta release officially enables 5G connection to its phone users in the second most populous country in the entire world. The long wait is nearly over for these folks.

The Cupertino-giant announced last November that it is bringing 5G connection to iPhones in India through a software update.

And now, it seems that the update that the phone maker was talking about is available to beta users and developers.

9to5 Mac notes in its report that Apple did not mention the 5G support for Indian users in its release notes for the iOS 16.2. Instead, the tech giant only flaunted new features like Apple Music Sing.

But despite that, the news outlet reports that iPhone users in the country confirmed that the new update finally comes with 5G support.

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