What you need to know
- Apple's iPhone 12 promises 5G networking for customers.
- Unless you're on Google Fi, that is.
- Google has confirmed that 5G is not currently supported on the iPhone 12.
Google has confirmed that Google Fi users will not be able to use 5G on the iPhone 12, but that it is working to bring support.
As the report notes, there's no 5G setting for Google Fi customers on iPhone 12, despite the fact Google's own website says that phones compatible with T-Mobile's 5G network will work with Fi's 5G network too...
Google has reportedly confirmed to 9to5Google that 5G support is currently unavailable, but that "it's working to resolve" the issue. In a statement Google reportedly said:
Currently, Google Fi customers on iPhone 12 can only choose between the iPhone's LTE and 4G setting.
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.
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