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

Last week, Apple released its iPhone 5s iOS 9 update. The update, the second major iOS release for the former flagship, brings a lot to the table. With new details emerging, we want to take a look at everything you need to know about the iPhone 5s iOS 9 update after release.

Earlier this year, Apple confirmed an iOS 9 update for several well known devices including the iPhone 5s. The iPhone 5s iOS 9 update, like Apple’s other releases, comes packed with new features including performance enhancements and a brand new Notes application.

On Wednesday, Apple finally pulled the update and its features out of beta and delivered its new upgrade to iPhone 5s users around the world. It’s currently available via iTunes or Over-the-Air through the device’s settings.


Many iPhone 5s users have downloaded and installed the iOS 9 update already. Others are taking their time. We’ve been taking a look at the iPhone 5s iOS 9 update since its release and today we want to share the most important details with you.

This iPhone 5s iOS 9 update roundup covers what you need to know about the current state of the update. It also takes a look a few things you need to know about the iOS 9 update’s future. Apple’s already confirmed an iOS 9.1 update and it should be arriving for the iPhone 5s sometime later this year.

Keep these things in mind if you’re already using iOS 9 or if you’re trying to decide if the iPhone 5s’ new system upgrade is worth it.

iPhone 5s iOS 9 Update Impressions

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iPhone 5s iOS 9 Update Impressions

We've been spending some quality time with the iPhone 5s iOS 9 update. Like many others, we downloaded and installed the update right when it came out. And like many others, we ran into some initial download problems. Fortunately, the update was worth the wait. 

For the moment, the positives (features & enhancements) outweigh the negatives. We haven't run into any major iOS 9 problems on the iPhone 5s, a testament to the extensive iOS 9 beta process and Apple's dedication to improving performance. It's an update that you should definitely consider.

For more on the iPhone 5s iOS 9 update's performance take a look at our first impressions and our full length iOS 9 review

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