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Apple’s new iOS will have two new Wi-Fi related features: Wi-Fi Calling and Wi-Fi Assist. Although the features are currently only available for the iOS 9 beta, it is likely that it will be fully integrated into the final version of the software, which is scheduled to be released by the end of the month.
This feature will allow you to make calls over a Wi-Fi network rather than a cellular connection, in turn allowing for a more stable calling connection. In essence, that means that when your cell phone reception is poor, your phone will connect to a better performing Wi-Fi network and thus the phone call will be made through Wi-Fi. The service will make calls more efficient, especially in areas where your carrier service is slow or unreliable.
The second Wi-Fi feature introduced to the new iOS is called Wi-Fi Assist. This new addition allows your phone to switch between Wi-Fi and cellular connection depending on which service is performing better. In the current iOS your phone automatically uses Wi-Fi (if available) and you have to manually turn it off to switch to cellular data. With Wi-Fi Assist, your iPhone will do this automatically when the network connection is poor.
The new iOS is said to focus on the smaller things which make a big difference. Apple’s new tweaks will focus on improving security, stability, and Apple incorporated apps such as Siri.