10 Things to Know About the iOS 9.1 Beta

With the iOS 9.1 beta 5 now available and an iOS 9.1 release date on the horizon, we want to put the iOS 9.1 beta under the microscope and tell you about the most important things you need to know about the software in testing.

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On September 9th, Apple confirmed an iOS 9.0 release date for September 16th. Two days later, the company confirmed its successor.

On September 11th, the company confirmed an iOS 9.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The company didn’t confirm its arrival with a major announcement. Instead, it confirmed the release with an iOS 9.1 beta.

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The iOS 9.1 beta has been out since early September and we’ve seen it make a ton of progress as we push towards a public release. And with the iOS 9.1 release date still out of view, the beta is extremely tempting for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users looking to get the new emojis, the News app in the UK, and improved performance.

Earlier this month, Apple released iOS 9.1 beta 5, its fifth version of iOS 9.1 beta for developers and those in the public Beta Software Program. Apple hasn’t said anything but the iOS 9.1 beta 5 could be the final beta before the release of the final version.

iPhone and iPad users are getting antsy. We’ve received a ton of questions about the iOS 9.1 beta, iOS 9.1 beta 5, and the iOS 9.1 release date. Today, we want to answer those questions with an in depth look at the iOS 9.1 beta for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This is what you need to know ahead of the update’s roll out.

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iOS 9.1 Beta Performance

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iOS 9.1 Beta Performance

If you don't plan on installing the iOS 9.1 beta, or if you simply want to gather some feedback before you make your move, you'll want to dig into iOS 9.1 beta feedback for your device.

The best place to look for feedback on the iOS 9.1 beta update is YouTube. YouTubers have been posting a ton of feedback about various iOS 9.1 beta updates. These videos dig into the update's features but they also look at the performance of the iPhone 6 iOS 9.1 beta, iPhone 5 iOS 9.1 beta, and others. 

Mileage always varies when it comes to iOS updates but we've heard great things about the iOS 9.1 beta and its performance. Some testers are saying that it's a vast improvement over iOS 8.4.1 and the iOS 9 GM. And that's why you might want to look into trying it ahead of the iOS 9.1 release date. 

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