In December, Apple released the iOS 9.2 update for the fossil known as iPhone 4s. Today we want to take a look at the upgrade and provide you with details about performance, information iOS 9.2 problems, and a look at what’s coming next.
The iPhone 4s is ancient but it continues to receive new updates from Apple. The latest is the iOS 9.2 update that Apple pushed out in December,
iOS 9.2 is the second milestone upgrade for Apple’s iOS 9 operating system and like iOS 9.1, it brings a mixture of new features, fixes and security patches. It’s a sizable update for all iOS 9 powered devices including the iPhone 4s. It’s available Over-the-Air or via iTunes.
The iOS 9.2 update didn’t get a lot of attention in the run up to its release but it’s just as important as iOS 9.1. The update comes with a number of intriguing changes and as we’ll show you, some frustrating problems.
Today we want to take a look at a few things we think iPhone 4s users need to know about the iOS 9.2 update. This roundup takes a look at performance, shares some useful tips and provides some fixes for iOS 9.2 problems.
Keep all of this in mind as we push onward toward the arrival of the iOS 9.2.1 and iOS 9.3 updates for iPhone 4s.
iPhone 4s iOS 9.2 Performance
Now that the smoke from the iOS 9.2 release is settling, we're starting to get a feel for the iOS 9.2 update's performance on Apple's elder statesman. And what we've found is a mixed bag of impressions from iPhone 4s users.
Those coming from older versions of iOS 9 will likely want to make the move to iOS 9.2 for the bug fixes, security updates and the new features. If the update doesn't perform to your liking, you can drop back down to iOS 9.1.
Those of you coming from iOS 8 have a much harder decision to make. There is no going back to iOS 8. Once you upgrade to iOS 9.2, you're stuck with iOS 9 forever. So, you might want to wait for additional feedback to arrive before making a decision.
Those of you moving from iOS 7 will likely notice a huge difference in performance according to iPhone 4s users and you might be better off staying put until you upgrade to a new phone.