9 Things to Know About the iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 Update

We continue our look at Apple’s iOS 9.3.5 update with a dive into the most important things to know about the iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 update as we cruise into the month of September.

Apple continues to support the iOS 9 operating system as we push deeper into the year toward the release of its next big iOS update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

The company recently pushed out an iOS 9.3.3 update to the iPhone 5s and other iOS 9 devices only to replace it a few days later with a brand new iOS 9.3.4 update.

The iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.4 update has since been replaced by iOS 9.3.5. Apple’s iOS 9.3.5 update is tiny but it’s an important upgrade for the aging former flagship.

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The iOS 9.3.5 update delivers a set of three patches for serious security exploits if you’re coming from Apple’s iOS 9.3.4 update.

If you are jumping up to iOS 9.3.5 from something older than the iOS 9.3.4 update you’ll encounter a much larger update thanks to the changes on board the iOS 9.3.3, iOS 9.3.2, iOS 9.3.1, and iOS 9.3 updates.

This roundup is going to help you get familiar with the iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 update. It will provide you with updated feedback about the iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 update’s performance, details about the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak, tips to help you get it installed, a look at current iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 problems, and more.

iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 Update: Impressions & Performance

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iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 Update: Impressions & Performance

We've spent two weeks with the iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 update and the aging former flagship continues to perform well in key areas like battery life, connectiity, and speed. Before we get to performance, we want to quickly touch on the installation.

It shouldn't take you more than a few minutes to download and install if you're coming from iOS 9.3.4. If you're coming from an older update, it'll take a little bit longer. We didn't run into any installation problems with the iOS 9.3.5 upgrade. 

As for the iPhone 5s iOS 9.3.5 update's performance, we haven't noticed any abnormal battery drain during regular use.

We haven't experienced any issues with Wi-Fi, AT&T's 4G/LTE networks or Bluetooth. We've successfully paired the iPhone 5s, and its new update, with several different routers, ISPs, and Bluetooth devices. 

The iPhone 5s in our possession is still fast with the iOS 9.3.5 update on board. There's still a little bit of sluggishness when using Control Center (this was also an issue for us on iOS 9.3.4), and the keyboard occasionally stalls, but that's the only noticeable UI lag we've seen. 

If you're coming from iOS 9.3, iOS 9.3.1, iOS 9.3.2, iOS 9.3.3, or iOS 9.3.4 you'll definitely want to consider upgrading to the iOS 9.3.5 update. The security fixes are extremely important. 

If you're coming from something older, say iOS 8 or iOS 7, you might want to dig into feedback about its performance before making the move. 

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