Transferring data from smaller-screened models is causing a problem on the new iPhones

Transferring data from smaller-screened models is causing a problem on the new iPhones
There have been a number of problems following the launch of the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus, just as there are every year when the latest models are released. We told you that some iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus owners are complaining about the Touch ID/Home button getting exceptionally hot, while at the same time the screen just shuts down.

Now, something new has been affecting those with the latest iPhone models. Apparently, stock apps including Calculator, Wallet, Weather, Calendar, Health and Watch are being rendered all wrong on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. If you used iCloud to transfer the content on these apps from the smaller screened Apple iPhone 5, Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c (running on iOS 9) to the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, you might see the edges cut off the sides of the apps when you open them on the newest iPhone models. 

A workaround is available, although it is counter intuitive. You need to turn on the "Display Zoom" setting before opening one of the affected apps. To do that, go to Settings > Display & Brightness > View > Zoomed, and then open the app in question, like Wallet. When you're finished with the specific app, you will have to turn off "Display Zoom," or else other apps will look too big. Another idea, which is more time consuming, is to set up your iPhone as a new device, eliminating the transfer of data from smaller screened iPhone models.

There is hope that you won't have to continuously worry about a workaround. Apparently, iOS 9.1 beta 3 eliminates this issue, hinting that the problem will be dealt with in iOS 9.1.


source: MacRumors via RedmondPie

Related phones

iPhone 6s
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1715 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6s Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2750 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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41 Comments

1. iMichael unregistered

Who cares?

3. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

A lot of people who are upgraded from a 5S to a 6S most likely.

12. Jango

Posts: 372; Member since: Oct 24, 2014

Another day, another iPhone problem.

21. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

But but but ....It Just Works™ Its so intuitive.. "A workaround is available, although it is counter intuitive."

23. drifter77

Posts: 400; Member since: Jun 12, 2015

Another iDiot in the house.

27. eanfoso

Posts: 9; Member since: Oct 01, 2015

Deez nuts

2. Pbrush

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

But i thought ios is bug and lag free?

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You didn't think that.

4. TechNeck

Posts: 649; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

HEATGATE!!!! (Yus, I did dat to start a commotion.) -Gets out a jumbo bucket of popcorn and a 30 oz Pepsi- Dis is gonna be like me going to the movie theaters.

10. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

How are those green thumbs and comments going for you?

40. TechNeck

Posts: 649; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

It's going good, but I finished my Pepsi. ;-;

5. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

ISH**GATE

6. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Data transfer on my iphones has always been a pain for me, just hate itunes.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I must have the perfect iphone then, cause I have zero issues with mine. Fast, smooth, page free, great performance. Hmmm...

11. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Lol same. My 6SP is literally running perfectly.

30. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm wondering where all these (stories) are coming from lol. I'm the type that will flat out put a company on blast, for its BS, but I literally have nothing bad to say about this release. Apple seems to have put a ton of effort into QC, thru the public beta program. All the things that drove me crazy in iOS 8, are now gone. I've blasted them about iOS 7/8, and have to give them credit with iOS 9. Good job Apple, glad I decided to buy one.

32. Subie

Posts: 2354; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Glad to hear you like the improvements from IOS 8. But I think there must be people out there with some issues with 9 other wise there would be no point in needing them to be fixed with an IOS 9.1 build.

34. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Oh mos def bro. I just don't think they're wide spread, and wouldn't at all be surprised, if trolls aren't fabricating things.

37. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

It's not uncommon with first batches of iPhone to have some issues. And when you're talking about how many millions of phones, 99% perfection still leaves a lot of phones with issues. Maybe not enough to matter, but enough that word gets around.

15. Tizo101

Posts: 524; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

Then you must be a lucky fan and you don't apply to the problem in the article since you moved from iPhone 6. Lastly, you not having a single problem means nothing because clearly some people are having slight issues.

17. AlikMalix unregistered

Just got a silver 6s for my wife, she's transferring from iPhone 5. Backed up thru iTunes and restored all on iPhone 6s - not one single issue - just tried all the apps mentioned. The only ones complaining on this forum are those that seem not to really own an iPhone.

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

My exact thoughts Alik. I've been on some Apple forums, where people who actually own the devices talk, and I'm not seeing these issues. If they're there, then I'll gladly admit I'm wrong. Mine and my wife's work great, as well as several co workers, and thousands of forum posters.

33. AlikMalix unregistered

This is the same as someone who goes to support page and says my Samsung Note 5 lags - and some hater says - yep ALL Android still lag.

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Right lol. They never stop, and the trolls roll with it.

20. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Not even one single page?

26. EC112987

Posts: 1214; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Agreed mine is working perfectly lmao

28. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

I be thinking you got a Samsung CPU them, Hahahahahahhahahahahahahah

8. dimas

Posts: 3345; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

And people say using an iphone today is simple and easy. A $600+ phone giving users low-end device problems? Tim Cook should reevaluate his hardware and software team.

13. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Any +$600 phone can give users stupid problems... Don't act like it's just the iPhone.

14. dimas

Posts: 3345; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

And where did I say that I'm singling out iphone? I will also give the same opinion if this happened to other oems.

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