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iOS 9.1 Update: 11 Things to Know After 8 Days



Last week, Apple released iOS 9.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update brought 150 new emojis to the keyboard, enhancements and bug fixes for iOS 9 problems. We’ve been using the update for a few days now and today we want to fill you in on the latest iOS 9.1 details.

The iOS 9.1 update was originally confirmed back in early September, shortly before the release of the iOS 9.0 update. Apple confirmed the release with a push into its beta programs for developers and the public. The beta confirmed features and fixes but it didn’t confirm an official release date.

On October 21st, and without warning, Apple released the iOS 9.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models around the world.


By now, you’re probably aware of Apple’s iOS 9.1 upgrade and the features it brings. If you’re not, here’s a quick recap. It brings tons of new emojis including the middle finger. It fixes a ton of bugs. And it comes with some stability enhancements for core Apple apps and services including Music, Photos and Search.

Things have changed since its release last week though and there are some new details that iOS 9.1 users and prospective iOS 9.1 users need to be aware of.

Today we want to touch on these new details and take an updated look at performance on iPhone 6s, iPhone 6, iPhone 5, iPad, and more. Keep all of these details in mind as we push

You Can No Longer Downgrade to iOS 9.0.2

You Can No Longer Downgrade to iOS 9.0.2

The first thing you need to know is that you can no longer downgrade to the iOS 9.0.2 update. Apple stopped signing off on the iOS 9.0.2 update yesterday afternoon. For some of you, this could be a big problem.

If you're on iOS 9.1 already, you're stuck. You can't drop down to jailbreak and you won't be able to drop to iOS 9.0.2 in an effort to solve you iOS 9.1 problems. 

Keep this in mind before you make your move to the iOS 9.1 update. Once you install iOS 9.1, you'll be stuck until Apple releases another iOS upgrade. 



  1. mackabieviper42

    10/30/2015 at 5:14 pm

    It didn’t fix my problems like mixing up my photos from last years in with photos in this year bringing backed photos that I deleted which been doing it since beginning of 9 also the auto correct been screwed up you type word it types something else

  2. Marina

    11/01/2015 at 12:00 pm

    Since I down loaded 9-1 I seam to be having problems with my phone loosing battery life very quick any one else having this problem and how can I fix it

    • Shashank

      11/02/2015 at 8:28 pm

      I am having the same problem. Loosing the whole battery within 3-4 hours since last full charged.

  3. Jār (@_amzagh)

    11/02/2015 at 3:10 am

    Wtf is happening? My phone’s keep lagging and jammed for a few seconds. I cant even type properly.

    • Marina

      11/02/2015 at 5:46 am

      I’m having same problem I can’t answer calls a lot of time either

  4. Donald bazzaro

    11/02/2015 at 6:54 am

    My phone does not always automatically pair with my car speaker when making s call. I then have to pair it manually.

  5. ekamjot

    11/02/2015 at 7:21 am

    same with mine. wANNA downgrade :(

  6. Doug

    11/02/2015 at 8:26 am

    Since installing 9.1 I can’t access my CNN news app. I’ve tried deleting and reinstalling and that doesn’t work. Any ideas?

  7. Sheri

    11/02/2015 at 10:15 am

    Since downloading , my iPhone 6 and iPad will not stay wireless. I have to always go and manually get it. Anyone else ?

  8. Jennifer

    11/02/2015 at 8:10 pm

    Since downloading, my ipod asks for all my email passwords over and over soooo annoying. I deleted all my email accounts just in case and wanted to add them and now they won’t add them to my ipod. Don’t like the upgrade at all!!! Can’t fix it either…thx for the pain.

  9. Mary M

    11/02/2015 at 8:41 pm

    Since updating to 9.1 my WiFi is almost useless. I have reset my phone to factory settings. I have turned off WiFi assist which I think is the cause of my WiFi issues. I have also noticed when out in public hotspots are not listed. I am now having issues in my own home and I am 5 ft from the router.
    I keep losing connection to my home wireless. I never had these problems before when using 8

    • Cruz

      11/21/2015 at 2:43 am

      My brother has the same problem as you, he owns a iPhone 5. He never had a problem with wifi but since he installed 9.1. wifi has been a mess.

  10. Miso Hungry

    11/04/2015 at 5:00 am

    This REALLY didn’t need to be a slideshow. All the pics are just generic iPhone pics. It should have just been a list.

  11. Mary M

    11/04/2015 at 1:59 pm

    I have an IPhone 6 after updating I experienced a number of problems. I did all the suggestions to fix my problems (mostly Public WiFi) I restored my phone to factory setting. This gave the 9.1 update a clean platform to run without any conflicts . This now feels like a completely different phone. My main concern was the WiFi issues – I only have. a 2gb a month plan so I use WiFi a lot. At first I had cellular and WiFi assist off I still had problems connecting to My home and public WiFi. I turned on WiFi assist still keeping cellular off and that resolved the connection issues to public WiFi. Fast and no dropping issues. I hope this works for any one with problems like mine. Yes I Love the new iOS update

  12. Macie

    11/04/2015 at 9:28 pm

    After getting the 9.1 update, I cannot even access to my phone. It has completely shut off, I can still charge it, put it on vibrate mode, and Siri still works but she can’t cant find the information that I need because my phone is completely shut off!!!

  13. Davey

    11/20/2015 at 2:16 am

    Have same problem with wifi shut off on my iPad come on guys fix the problem.

  14. mackabieviper42

    11/20/2015 at 2:25 am

    Now most my apps crash freeze plus can’t post photos from my albums battery getting used to fast on my 5s this is getting ridiculous as hell if this keeps going Apple going lose lot customers when I had Android phones they never updated their phones this much Apple updated their phone 4 times in one and half months. No wonder hackers can hack their phones really easy

  15. Jack

    11/24/2015 at 10:10 pm

    Apple sucks . No other word for it, the touch screen on ipad is shit. Only use it for one thing now and as soon as i can ill be getting a samsung tablet so ill be 100% apple free.

  16. mackabieviper42

    11/25/2015 at 4:06 am

    I like to know what happen to the BUG FIXES I am still looking for those FIXES ON THOSE BUGS it seams it didn’t fix the bugs iOS 9.1 just made more bugs on my 5s hate see what iOS 9.2 going give on the BUGS

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