Warning: iPhone 14 Pro models with iOS 16.1 Beta break GPS

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Owners of iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max should avoid installing the iOS 16.1 beta as it is causing problems with GPS for many users.

Many iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max users who have installed iOS 16.1 beta are not able to locate themself on Google Maps or Apple Maps.

Users facing this issue can downgrade to iOS version 16.0.1 or wait for the next stable update.

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Many users have reported this issue on the MacRumors forum.

The new iPhone 14 Pro models feature dual-frequency GPS support, which means phones can receive satellite signals from both L1 and L5 frequency bands.

Single-frequency GPS phones receive satellite signals only through the L1 frequency band.

Dual-frequency GPS support should enhance location accuracy in apps that rely on location tracking.

The standard iPhone 14 and 14 Plus do not feature dual-frequency GPS support.

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