Apple iOS 16.4 Launched Today : What does the iOS 16.4 update do?

Apple iOS 16.4 Launched Today : What does the iOS 16.4 update do?

The new iOS 16.4 update from Apple brings with it a number of interesting improvements. The update provides functionality improvements such as the elimination of background noise during phone calls and the ability to identify duplicate photos and videos in the iCloud photo library.

What does the iOS 16.4 update do?


1. The update adds 21 new emojis to the emoji keyboard, including new animals, hand motions, and objects.

2. With the system’s Accessibility options, users on Apple devices can now have the video automatically dim when a flash or other source of light is detected.

3. Newer versions of the iPhone are able to identify duplicates in the iCloud photo collection.

4. Voice Isolation, which puts the user’s voice first and muffles background noise, enhances the quality of phone calls.

5. The update includes weather app voice-over functionality for maps.

6 Notifications from web apps can be added to the home screen for quick access.

Update adds 21 new emojis

Apple claims that the update adds twenty-one new emoji, covering a wide range of categories from animals to hand motions to common household items. With these updates, there are now more than 3,600 emoticons to choose from.

Keep an eye out for these new emoji coming to your iPhone soon.

  • Shaking face
  • Pushing hand (both left and right)
  • Pink heart
  • Gray heart
  • Light blue heart
  • Donkey
  • Moose
  • Goose
  • Wing
  • Jellyfish
  • Hyacinth
  • Pea Pod
  • Ginger
  • Folding Hand Fan
  • Hair Pick
  • Flute
  • Maracas
  • Khanda
  • Wireless

Quickly identify similar images across all of your shared albums

In Photos on iOS 16.4, it’s simple to locate duplicates in shared albums. In iOS 16.4, you’ll be able to see all the duplicates across albums in iCloud picture sharing with family and friends. These identical images can be merged into a single file.

Changes to Apple Books

After being removed in a previous iOS update, Apple Books’ page-turn curl animation is now available once more with iOS 16.4. In the past, the pages of an e-book on an iPhone would either glide to the side of the screen or disappear entirely, making room for the following page. There are several page-turn animations than the curl that you can select.