10 Things to Know About the iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.1 Update

The iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.1 updates deliver new emojis, bug fixes and upgrades to users. After using the iOS 9.1 update on both of the large iPhone for over a week it is time to share our iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 6 Plus reviews and walk though the most important information you need to know about the iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.1 release.

Advertisement

Apple released iOS 9 in September as an update for the iPhone 6 Plus and as the official software on the iPhone 6s Plus. Since that time we’ve seen several small updates and the iOS 9.1 update is the biggest yet.

In mid-October Apple released iOS 9.1 as a free upgrade for all devices capable of running iOS 9, including the iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 6 Plus. This is a bigger upgrade than iOS 9.0.1 or iOS 9.0.2.

What you need to know about the iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.1 update.

What you need to know about the iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.1 update.

The biggest new iOS 9.1 feature is the addition of over 150 new emoji that work across iOS 9.1 devices and on Macs running OS X El Capitan 10.11.1. There are also some fixes for annoying bugs that hampered the iPhones since September.

Although on the surface the iOS 9.1 update looks small, it is a sizable upgrade that is important for many users to install on the iPhone 6s Plus and the iPhone 6 Plus.

After spending significant time using the iOS 9.1 update on the iPhone 6 Plus and on the iPhone 6s Plus, we can share our iOS 9.1 reviews on these two devices and call your attention to other important information about the upgrade that has changed since the release.

Advertisement

As we start November, this is what you need to know about the iOS 9.1 update on the iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus.

iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.1 Review

1 / 10
iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.1 Review

The iPhone 6 Plus update runs great on the older iPhone, which is not something that we can say about every update on every iPhone.

Apple is doing a better job of delivering great performance on devices as they age, and while there is a difference in the speed between the iPhone 6 Plus and the iPhone 6s Plus -- the older iPhone isn't slower with iOS 9.1.

Over the last week and a half I tested the iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.1 update to see how well it performed in key areas. Here is what I found.

Advertisement

Apps run perfectly fine on the iPhone 6 Plus after upgrading. This is not a surprise, but there is always a potential for some issues.

The overall connectivity is solid with solid WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity and no problems connecting to AT&T LTE.

There are some iOS 9.1 problems, but none stood out during my use o this update on the iPhone 6 Plus.

For most iPhone 6 Plus owners this is an update worth installing.

1 / 10