iPhone 5s iOS 9.2 Update: 11 Things You Need to Know

The iPhone 5s iOS 9.2 update is here and it brings some major changes to Apple’s aging former flagship. In this roundup we’ll take you through all of the important iPhone 5s iOS 9.2 update details including problems, new features and some details about its successors.

Apple’s iPhone 5s iOS 9.2 update was originally confirmed all the way back in October. The first iOS 9.2 beta arrived just a few short days after Apple pushed out the iPhone 5s’ first milestone iOS 9 upgrade, iOS 9.1.

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In December, without warning, Apple pulled the iOS 9.2 update from beta and released it for iPhone 5s devices around the world. If you own an iPhone 5s, iOS 9.2 is waiting for you Over-the-Air in Settings or in iTunes.

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The iPhone 5s iOS 9.2 update is the second major iOS 9 update for the device and it brings several important changes. The iOS 9.2 change log includes security patches, numerous bug fixes for iOS 9 problems and some changes to Apple Music, Podcasts and more.

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iOS 9.2 didn’t get a lot of attention in the buildup to its release date but now that it’s out, it should definitely be on your radar.

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Today we want to take you through the most important things to know about iOS 9.2 if you’re an iPhone 5s user. This guide delivers some essential tips, fixes for iOS 9.2 problems, details about iOS 9.2.1 and iOS 9.3, and more.

iPhone 5s iOS 9.2 Performance

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iPhone 5s iOS 9.2 Performance

Now that the iPhone 5s iOS 9.2 update's been out for awhile, we're seeing feedback about its performance emerge. Unsurprisingly, results have been mixed.

We've been using the iOS 9.2 update on an iPhone 5s for a few weeks now and we haven't run into any major problems with battery life, connectivity, or app performance. We've noticed a little bit of keyboard lag and some Control Center lag but that's the extent of our problems thus far. Others are seeing the same.

While we, and others, have run into some hiccups, we haven't heard about or seen any major problems with the iOS 9.2 update. So if you're already on iOS 9, you'll want to take a long hard look at the iOS 9.2 update.

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If you aren't on iOS 9, or you're simply feeling nervous, wait a few days for the smoke to settle. Major problems typically emerge within a few days of the release. 

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