iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max work with the 5G cellular networks of certain carriers. Learn how to use 5G cellular service.
Which iPhones are 5G capable?
Apple in October 2020 unveiled the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max, the first iPhones to support 5G connectivity. All four of Apple’s iPhone 12 models support 5G networks, and the 5G modems in the devices work with both mmWave and Sub-6GHz 5G, which are the two types of 5G.
How do I enable 5G on my iPhone 12?
How to turn 5G on/off on iPhone 12
- Head to the Settings app on your iPhone 12.
- Tap Cellular.
- Choose Cellular Data Options.
- Tap Voice & Data.
- With 5G Auto as the default, you can choose 5G On to use it anytime it’s available.
- Alternatively, if you want to turn 5G off completely, tap LTE.
Should I turn off 5G iPhone 12?
It’s probably best to stick with the 5G Auto setting, so you can leverage faster speeds where it’s available and conserve battery life where it’s not. If extra speed is not critical, and you have long-term concerns about battery life, just leave 5G completely off for now.
Why is my 5G not working on my iPhone 12?
Apple notes in a support document that if you head to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Options and don’t see a screen like the image below, try turning on Airplane mode then turning it off. If your iPhone 12’s 5G is not working still or not showing up in settings, contact your carrier.
Why can’t I get 5G on my iPhone 12?
If you can’t see 5G in the status bar
Go to Settings > Mobile > Mobile Data Options. If you see this screen, your device has 5G activated. If you can’t see this screen, contact your network provider to confirm that your plan supports 5G. Turn on Airplane Mode and then turn it off.
Will iPhone 12 have face ID?
(Pocket-lint) – Apple’s Face ID is a facial-recognition technology that launched on the iPhone X in 2017. The technology replaces Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint scanning system for the company’s latest iPhones, including the iPhone 12 mini, 12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max and it will likely be found on future iPhones too.