iOS 9 Launching September 16 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

ios_9_iconApple today announced that iOS 9 will be released to the public on September 16 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The software update will come preinstalled on the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus out of the box when the smartphones launch on September 25.

iOS 9 is compatible with the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad Pro, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad mini, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, fifth-generation iPod touch and sixth-generation iPod touch.


iOS 9 was announced last June at WWDC and features a News app, Proactive Suggestions, Low Power Mode, split-screen multitasking on iPad, Apple Maps transit routing, a new systemwide San Francisco font, an optional iCloud Drive app, wireless CarPlay support, a revamped two-factor authentication system, keyboard enhancements, improved security, new developer tools and more.

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campingsk8er Avatar
114 months ago
I don't know if anyone else saw this, but when they were showing off 3D Touch, there was an email on the phone that said, "El Capitan will be released September 30th"
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Traverse Avatar
114 months ago
Replay the June WWDC
That was just the big picture features. Usually they talk in more detail when the iPhone's released, but I guess they didn't have time.
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redheeler Avatar
114 months ago
That was just the big picture features. Usually they talk in more detail when the iPhone's released, but I guess they didn't have time.
If you want some of the little features that Apple never has time for, this video shows them pretty well:
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GIZBUG Avatar
114 months ago
I wish they would have talked more about iOS 9.
Replay the June WWDC
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iRaynor SK Avatar
114 months ago
iCloud Drive app is hidden by default, you must enable it in Settings.
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