Apple Releases iOS 9.0.2 With Bug Fixes, Performance Improvements

ios_9_iconApple today released iOS 9.0.2, a minor update that introduces bug fixes and performance improvements to iOS 9. The iOS 9.0.2 update comes one week after the release of iOS 9.0.1, the first update to iOS 9, and two weeks after iOS 9 was released to the public on September 16.

iOS 9.0.2 is available immediately to all iOS 9 users as an over-the-air update.

Like iOS 9.0.1, iOS 9.0.2 is a minor update that focuses on introducing some much-needed bug fixes and performance enhancements to Apple's newest operating system.
This update contains bug fixes and improvements including:

- Fixes an issue with the setting to turn on or off app cellular data usage
- Resolves an issue that prevented iMessage activation for some users
- Resolves an issue where an iCloud backup could be interrupted after starting a manual backup
- Fixes an issue where the screen could incorrectly rotate when receiving notifications
- Improves the stability of Podcasts
iOS 9 has been available since September and focuses on proactivity and intelligence with some major updates to Siri and Search. iOS 9 also includes updates to several Apple-branded apps and it includes a split-screen multitasking feature for the iPad.

Today's iOS 9.0.2 update precedes iOS 9.1, which will be the first significant update to iOS 9. iOS 9.1 includes new emoji and an option to disable contact photos in Messages. It also focuses on introducing compatibility for upcoming Apple products like the iPad Pro and the Apple TV.

Update: According to the security notes for iOS 9.0.2, the update fixes a Lock Screen vulnerability that allowed Siri to be used to bypass the lock screen to access photos and contacts on a locked device.

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56 months ago
I don't see:

- Fixes issues where we turn your 12 month old device into a sluggish POS to try and make you buy a new device.
Rating: 64 Votes
56 months ago

Where is El Captain?

Yosemite National Park
Rating: 20 Votes
56 months ago
So maybe THIS one fixes iPhone 6 Plus lag.
Rating: 19 Votes
56 months ago

So maybe THIS one fixes iPhone 6 Plus lag.

Apple already released a fix for the iPhone 6 Plus "lag."

It's called the iPhone 6S Plus.
Rating: 15 Votes
56 months ago
Keep em coming Apple.
Rating: 11 Votes
56 months ago

So maybe THIS one fixes iPhone 6 Plus lag.

No, you must have a TMSC A9 chip:-)
Rating: 10 Votes
56 months ago
I would like Watch OS 2.0.1 please. Fix native apps!
Rating: 9 Votes
56 months ago
Yay, updates!!

72.5 MB on 6s+
Rating: 8 Votes
56 months ago
It's Patch Wednesday /s
Rating: 5 Votes
56 months ago

I'm sure you forgot your sarcasm tag! ;) But, if you did not, then, you do realize that newer OS means more stuff going on and that older hardware cannot run them as fast as the newer hardware, right? If Apple were to keep releasing OS that ran as fast on the older hardware then we might as well just stick to the first version of iOS.

Think of it this way. Say there are three versions of a car out there: 200HP, 300HP, and 400HP. No matter how you tweak the ECU, a 200HP car won't perform the same as 400HP even if the ECU is running the same software.

Windows 10 runs as fast as Windows 7, comes down to proper coding.

Additionally, this release was specifically designed to run faster than iOS 8 and doesn't. Normally I would agree with you, but not on an OS release designed to improve performance and efficiency.
Rating: 4 Votes

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