Apple’s new launch is closer than ever

Yesterday Apple released the fourth beta of what is and will be iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, a move that makes it clear that the final version of this operating system is much closer than we all think. If you want to know everything about this new release, keep reading that we will tell you about it in this post.

What’s new in beta 4 of iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4

As expected, when Apple launches the fourth beta of a version such as iOS 16.4 or iPadOS 16.4, It is very strange that really significant changes can be seen in it, especially from the outside, that is, aesthetic changes or new functions that have not been seen in previous betas. Therefore, this fourth beta has the sole purpose of paving the way for a launch that looks closer every day.

In the end, it is usual that during the first betas, Apple introduces all the new features that will be seen in the final version, thus using the rest for polish the function and performance of these versions with a view to their official launch for all audiences, and that is exactly what this beta 4 comes for. Of course, it is always good to remember what users who install the final version will be able to enjoy when they Apple officially releases it.

  • iOS 16.4 will bring new smileys, something common in iOS versions. There are up to 31 and they include some that users will surely end up using very frequently in their day to day.
  • Push notifications will now also come to Safari, so you can receive them when you include direct access to a website on your home screen. This will make it practically like having an application from said website on your iPhone.
  • Third party browsers will now allow users to add websites to their home screensomething that until now could only be done with Safari.
  • Apple has reintroduced from the HomeKit architecture update.

When will iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4 be out?

As we said at the beginning of the post, the launch of beta 4 of these operating systems suggests that Apple’s plans go through release the final version in a few days. In fact, this will almost certainly be the last beta, being able to anticipate that next week those from Cupertino will launch the RC version for developers, which in the vast majority of cases is the final version that all users receive a week later on your devices.


Besides, the dates also fit with the launch of Apple’s famous classical music applicationof which so much has been rumored and of which we have already known all its details, in fact, it is available in the App Store for its launch on 28th March. There is the key, March 28 is Tuesday, one of Apple’s favorite days to officially launch versions of its operating systems, so it would not be unreasonable to see the launch of iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4 on the same day.