iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 Update: 10 Things to Know After Five Weeks

The iOS 10.1.1 update’s days are numbered but it remains the most up-to-date version of iOS 10. With that in mind we list off the most important things to know about the iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 update as we push into the month of December.

Earlier this year, Apple released its iOS 10 operating system for the iPhone 6s and select iOS 9-powered devices. The update brought key changes to the Messages app, 3D Touch, and Notes. It also brought some problems with it.

To combat these iOS 10 problems, Apple’s released several bug fixers including an iOS 10.1.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update is available for all iOS 10-powered devices including the iPhone 6s.

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The iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 update is small if you’re coming to it from the iOS 10.1 update. If you’re coming from an older iOS update, like iOS 9, iOS 10.1.1 will be much bigger thanks to the features and fixes from Apple’s previous iOS 10 updates.

Today we want to go over the important things you need to know about the iOS 10.1.1 update if you’re an iPhone 6s owner.

This roundup offers our current impressions of the iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 update, a look at iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 problems, details about the iOS 10 downgrade, and more.

We’ll continue to update this roundup as we push toward the next iOS 10 update so keep an eye out for changes.

iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 Review

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iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 Review

We've been using the iPhone 6s iOS 10.1 update for five full weeks now and we've been keeping an eye on key areas including battery life, connectivity, UI speed, and app performance. Here's what we've noticed during our five weeks with the iOS 10.1.1 update on board our iPhone 6s models. 

Battery life is still solid. We haven't noticed any drain on any of the iPhone 6s models in our possession. They're all holding a solid charge at the five week mark. 

We've tested the iPhone 6s and its iOS 10.1 update with several ISPs, routers and Bluetooth devices and we're still impressed with performance. All of our connections remain stable and we haven't noticed any weird drops or problems. 

The iPhone 6s UI is still snappy with the iOS 10.1.1 update on board. We haven't noticed any lag when opening folders, Control Center/Notifications, or apps. The speed is about the same as it was with iOS 10.1 and iOS 10.0.2.

The iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 update feels extremely stable after five weeks of testing. We haven't encountered any random reboots or lockups. Both were issues for us on older versions of iOS 10. 

The iPhone 6s iOS 10.1.1 update is definitely worth a look if you're already on iOS 10.1. If you're coming from Apple's iOS 9 update you'll want to snag a second or third opinion before making the move. 

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