Here are the known improvements in the upcoming iOS 9.2 that iPhone and iPad users can look forward to

Here are the known improvements in the upcoming iOS 9.2 that iPhone and iPad users can look forward to

It's been a bit more than a couple of weeks now since Apple released iOS 9.1, and the company is already working on a 9.2 update. Members of the beta program have installed it on some of their iDevices and there are numerous reports on the net, telling us what we can expect from the new version.

It seems that 9.2 will mostly be geared towards improving performance and making sure all UI animations are buttery smooth. It will probably be the operating system that ships with the upcoming iPad Pro, so Apple will naturally make sure that everything looks and feels up to par for its premium-class super-tablet. But owners of other iDevices will also benefit from the new update. There are some small changes, and some more prominent ones – here are 4 of the latter that you should look forward to!

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26 Comments

1. InsertUsernameHere

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

This will be a welcomed update to my Air 2 because it is not as fast as it should be.

2. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

This time Google did quite a gd job with marshmallow.. No hitches yet with the OS unlike lollipop.. Now it's ios turn.. Updates after updates... But I like that they still support 4th gen iPhone.. Though not sure abt it's performance

3. InsertUsernameHere

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

The performance will be decent since they're improving it on the 4S. The fact that they're updating a 4 year old device is great for those who keep their phones longer than others.

8. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

8.3 was pretty decent on 4S but recently I downgraded it to 6.1.3 and man, this things runs quicker than Mr. Bolt!

26. nodes

Posts: 1151; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

haha, iPhone 4S on 6.1.3 could go head to head with the latest iPhone in term of UI navigation, opening/switching apps.

27. dazed1

Posts: 777; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

Nice joke.

14. TyrionLannister unregistered

Same here. I have lockscreen issues(delay) and stutters in multitasking ribbon.

4. strawhat67

Posts: 66; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

spotlight lags on iPhone 6 and lower still present

9. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

+1 Spotlight on my iPad Air is disaster, one big lag and most of the time the keyboard doesn't show up

5. Manyci

Posts: 116; Member since: Aug 03, 2015

I hope it will bring some changes in the good way, because after I updated my iPad Air from 8.3 to 9.1, it became laggy and much slower overall, than before

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30781; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

My 6S Plus still has 5 carry over issues from ios 8. 1. Text message tool bar fails to pop-up sometimes, not allowing texts and pics to be deleted. 2. White screen of death has happened. 3. Still fails to load Web pages resulting in the (cannot load page, so it was reloaded message) 4. Sometimes lock screen notifications fail to appear after swiping down. 5. The random reboot issue, where it goes back to the home screen, but doesn't hard reset. If 9.2 doesn't fix them, it's Craigslist time.

12. InsertUsernameHere

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

The only problem that I have in that list is #4, although it doesn't happen that much, it's still annoying.

13. darkkjedii

Posts: 30781; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That one drives me nuts, cause I have the do a hard reset to get it to work again.

17. InsertUsernameHere

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

Is your frame rate dropping on your 6S Plus or did they already fix that?

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 30781; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I think an update fixed it.

18. matistight

Posts: 911; Member since: May 13, 2009

Maybe you should get rid of Sprint

24. darkkjedii

Posts: 30781; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That would be hard to do, seeing that I have AT&T.

7. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

3rd is what sucks about iOS updates - stupid little bug isn't going to be fixed within few days like on any Android handset. Instead of that users have to wait months to get it solved. FFS Apple this is pathetic!

10. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

"fixed within a few days like on any Android handset" Tell that to anyone with a carrier-branded Android device.

20. matistight

Posts: 911; Member since: May 13, 2009

nov 12th, android 5.0 was released. Dec 2nd was 5.0.1, while dec 19th was 5.0.2. iOS 9.1 was released on oct 21st, 17 days later, still no bug fixes after killing some touchIDs

11. sechinov

Posts: 32; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

ios 9 already I'm not interested. I can not enjoy without tears of the operating system.

23. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Looks like some people are having some serious usage issues. I just go mom a 6S Plus because the S6 Edge has to many bells and whistles for her and I see it was asking me to install 9.1. I told my sister don't because if she has issues I can't help her fix them because she lives in MI and I live in Chicago. My sister was like, I haven't had any issues with mine. I said good, but she can't have issues because I can't help her with them over the phone, she isn't tech savvy enough as 81 years old. But she likes her Rose Gold color :-). I just hope she gets use ton using it better than the S6. She wanted her S3 back, but Nintendo her it's not worth it to use such and old phone. Hopefully Apples getting everything fix. Stuff happens, but for Apple to have a full year to work on each release that isn't much different from the previous, I just don't see why they have so many issues lately.

31. j2001m

Posts: 3060; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Hm, I will have just put it in easy mode, on the s6 as that more easy to use than an iPhone very basic

25. Iodine

Posts: 1470; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

I like how Apple was not only serious about hardly optimizing iOS 9.0 for all devices, but also continue in that direction with more updates and possibly goign into iOS 10 too. While 9.0 was nice, still a lot of optimalizations lie ahead !

29. Tizo101

Posts: 515; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

I can only lol at 'premium-class super-tablet'. What's a super-tablet?

34. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Nothing exciting about 9.2 except the performance improvements, Still, this should had been a 9.1.2 update. It dosen't deserves the 9.2 name.

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