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Things to Know before Upgrading to iOS 9

Sep 18, 2015 10:10 am / Posted by Fitch to iOS Topics
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Undoubtedly, September is an exciting month for Apple fans. The newest iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPad Pro and iOS 9 are now all available for their buying and trying. As is known to all, iOS 9 is Apple's next generation operating system which was announced at WWDC 2015 at Moscone Center in San Francisco on June 8. Now, let's have a review on iOS 9.

Part One: New Things on iOS 9

Part Two: Preparation before Updating

Part Three: Instructions on Updating to iOS 9

Part One: New Things in iOS 9

iOS 9 is released after careful refinements and enhancements. Compared with the old operating systems, this new iOS 9 has more appealing features and brings you much nicer experience in enjoying your iDevices. Now, let's have a look at the new features within iOS 9.

Built-in Apps

The new iOS 9 brings great enhancements to your in-built apps. Foremost, iOS 9 brings a new App to your Home screen, which enables you to read the interesting stories and news all in one place. The stories and news are chosen for you based on what you like to read. The Notes App is also much more convenient for your reference. With iOS 9, now you can even draw a sketch with your finger when you want to make some notes. Moreover, now it is much easier for you to find the note you are looking for. In general, all built-in apps have been advanced, aiming at providing the best experience for all iOS mobile users.

iPad Experience

With iOS 9, your iPad will make it even better for you to work and to play. Now you can make even better use of its large screen to do two of those things — at the same time. You are able to open a second app without leaving the one you are in. Moreover, now with Split View, you can have two apps open and active at the same time. The Picture in Picture ability allows you to keep watching your favorite TV while replying to the email you are in. Most importantly, the iOS 9 now enables you to use a wireless keyboard with your iPad, you can enjoy even more keyboard shortcuts.

Higher Intelligence

Now, Siri is able to search a wider range of topics and offer a variety of answers. The more accurately the question you say, the faster it will deliver your results. iOS 9 is smarter in lots of other ways, too — giving you helpful suggestions even before you ask. Indeed, iOS 9 has turned Siri into your proactive assistant.

Appealing Foundation

With iOS 9, you have easier access to more responsive performance, easier updates, better battery life, and tighter security. The new Low Power mode lets you extend your battery life even further. iOS 9 improve the security by strengthening the passcode that protects your devices, and by making it harder for others to get unauthorized access to your Apple ID account. These new security features are easy for you to use. But they make it much harder for anyone else to access your personal information.

Part Two: Preparation before Updating

You have known the advantages of the new iOS 9 and now perhaps you can't wait to update your mobile device to iOS 9. But, take it easy. You have to make some preparations before upgrading to iOS 9.

* Power. You have to make sure that your device is at least 60% charged, if not 100% fully charged. After all, no one can be pretty sure how long will the updating process will take.

* File Backup. In case something goes wrong during the updating process, it is highly suggested to backup your files beforehand. Here, Vibosoft iPhone to Computer Transfer is recommended for you to safely and easily back up all important files to the computer within a few clicks. If you don't know how to use this software, you can follow the guide to backup iDevice before upgrading to iOS 9.

* Wi-Fi. A stable network environment is quite essential, since you have to download iOS 9 on the Internet.

Once the things mentioned above are done, just update your device to iOS 9. This iOS device can support:

- iPhone 4S/5/5C/5S/6/6S/6 Plus/6S Plus;

- iPad Mini/Mini 2/Mini 3/Mini 4/Air/Air2/2/3/4/Pro;

- iPod Touch.

Part Three: How to Update to iOS 9?

Now, we are fully prepared for updating to iOS 9. Let's look at the below detailed steps on updating to iOS 9. Before updating to the iOS 9, you had better plug your mobile device into power source so that the power will be adequate for the upgrade.

Step 1: Tap on "Settings", then touch the "General" to enter the "Software Update" screen. Now, you can see the below interface.

Step 2: Now tab the "Download and Install" option on the interface as pictures above. Then you will see the below interface.

Step 3: You can choose the "Install" option to update to iOS 9 immediately. Then just wait for the upgrading process to complete.

Write in the End:

If you meet some problems during the upgrading process, such as data loss, please keep calm and find a solution to deal with your problems. In this case, you are suggested to have a professional recovery tool like Vibosoft iPhone Data Recovery at your hand. So you can easily get your lost files to your mobile device in a fast way!

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