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iOS 9 Released Today – List of Eligible Apple Devices & How to Get It

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After the latest iOS software (iOS 9) was announced at this year’s WWDC and showcased again on iPhone 6S and 6S Plus at the recent Apple event the new firmware has finally started rolling out to the public on eligible devices.

From today owners of selected Apple devices ranging from the iPhone and iPad to iPod Touch (listed below) will receive the many new perks of iOS 9 which include Android to iOS migration, better security options, app-switcher for multi-tasking, refreshed notification view, iCloud Drive access and new features for Maps and Siri – as well functional improvements such as less data usage by the operating system (iOS 9 is a 1.3GB file, iOS 8 was 4.58GB) and also power saving modes that’ll add at least an extra hour charge to your gadget to get you through a long day.

To check your Apple device is ready to update and to install iOS 9 follow these steps:

[Please note: For peace of mind, it is best to back up your current data and settings to iTunes before proceeding with a complete iOS update.]

To Update on Your iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch –

Go to Settings

Select General

Select Software Update

If iOS 9 is ready for your device Update Requested will be displayed and you’ll be on your way to enjoying new Apple experiences.

Alternately, To Update via iTunes –

Ensure you have current version of iTunes installed onto a Mac, PC or Laptop

Connect your Apple device to computer using USB lead

iTunes should auto-detect Apple device and prompt that update is available

Follow on-screen steps to complete iOS 9 update

[Please note: The iOS 9 file is 1.3GB in size and as with all new software updates many people will be eager to get it as soon as possible. This may cause some stress on Apple servers and some hefty wait time is likely to be expected.]

Apple Devices Eligible for iOS 9 update:

iPhone 6S
iPhone 6S Plus
iPhone 6
iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone 5S
iPhone 5C
iPhone 5
iPhone 4S

iPad Pro
iPad Air 2
iPad Air
iPad 4th Gen
iPad 3rd Gen
iPad 2
iPad Mini 4
iPad Mini 3
iPad Mini 2
iPad Mini

iPod Touch 6th Gen
iPod Touch 5th Gen