Apple iOS 9 for iOS

Apple iOS 9 for iOS 9.3.5

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Apple iOS 9 for iOS - The Ultimate Mobile Operating System

Apple's iOS is the world's most advanced mobile operating system, and it serves as the foundation of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. With its intuitive interface and powerful features, it has become a favorite among users worldwide. Apple has always been known for its innovation in technology, and with each new release of iOS, they continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.

iOS 9 is no exception. It brings refinements at every level - from the apps you see on your Home screen down to the foundation of the system. Siri is smarter than ever before, proactive suggestions keep you on track throughout your day, and multitasking on iPad hits an all-new high with Slide Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture.

With these enhancements come new possibilities that enable your devices - and you - to do so much more every day.

What's New in iOS 9?

Siri: Your Personal Assistant Just Got Smarter

Siri has always been a helpful assistant that can answer questions or perform tasks for you. But with iOS 9 comes a whole new level of intelligence. Siri now understands context better than ever before; she can recognize what app you're using or what time it is to provide more relevant answers.

For example: if you're listening to music when you ask Siri "Who sings this song?" she'll know which song you're referring to without having to specify it by name.

Proactive Suggestions: Stay On Track Throughout Your Day

iOS 9 introduces proactive suggestions that help keep you organized throughout your day. These suggestions are based on your usage patterns; they learn from how you use your device over time so they can provide personalized recommendations just for you.

For example: if there's an appointment coming up soon that requires travel time across town during rush hour traffic – Proactive will suggest leaving earlier than usual so that traffic doesn't cause you to be late.

Multitasking: Do More Than Ever Before

iOS 9 introduces new multitasking features that make it easier than ever to do more on your iPad. With Slide Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture, you can work on two apps at once or watch a video while browsing the web.

Slide Over: Swipe from the right edge of the screen to quickly access another app without leaving the one you're currently using. This feature is perfect for checking email or sending a quick message while working on something else.

Split View: With Split View, you can have two apps open side-by-side and use them both simultaneously. This feature is great for comparing documents or taking notes while reading an article.

Picture in Picture: Watch videos while doing other things on your iPad with Picture in Picture. The video will continue playing in a small window that can be moved around the screen so it doesn't get in your way.

Other Enhancements

iOS 9 also includes many other enhancements that make using your device even better:

- Improved Notes app with new formatting options and ability to add photos

- Transit directions in Maps

- Low Power Mode to extend battery life when needed

- News app with personalized news stories based on your interests

- Improved performance and faster app launch times


Apple iOS 9 for iOS is an incredible mobile operating system that brings refinements at every level. Siri has become smarter than ever before; proactive suggestions keep you organized throughout your day, and multitasking features enable you to do more than ever before. With its intuitive interface and powerful features, iOS 9 has become a favorite among users worldwide – making it clear why Apple continues to lead innovation within technology today!


Lightweight iOS 9 features smarter search, improved multitasking, and less battery drain. Apple's OS update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch also reinvigorates the Notes and Maps apps with exciting new features and adds the News app to improve your news-reading experience.


Lightweight: iOS 9 requires only 1.3GB of free space, less than one third of that required by iOS 8. The extra space will be particularly useful for shutterbugs, app enthusiasts, and anyone with a 16GB iPhone.

News app: iOS 9 introduces the News app, a virtual newsstand containing many of your favorite newspapers, magazines, websites, and blogs. Explore publications by brand, category, or topic, and enjoy elegantly laid-out articles optimized for your device.

Notes, Maps, and Passbook improvements: The Notes app is now more dynamic, giving you the ability to add maps, links, and photos. Scribble in various stroke styles and colors, and search previously uploaded photos and maps in the new Attachments Browser. Maps adds public transportation directions under the Transit tab, and the new Nearby feature tells you where to pick up a cup of coffee or grab a new shirt en route to your destination. Passbook, Apple's payment app, is now called Wallet and works with many popular department store and rewards cards.

Keyboard: Helpful new keyboard shortcuts appear when you're composing an email or document. For example, select and toggle the BIU button to bold, italicize, and underline text; or tap the copy and paste buttons. Press the shift button to shift keyboard characters to uppercase or lowercase.

Improved search: Now Siri, your personal search assistant, is smarter, more predictive, and more responsive, based on your usage. In iOS 9, Siri also powers the Spotlight search bar, so you'll get relevant apps, contacts, businesses, and news on the search page, based on your location or time of day. Ready for some tunes? Just plug in your headset and the music app will show up.

Chronological notifications: Notifications inside the pull-down Notification Center are now ordered by day and time, making them easier to find and clear.

Increased battery life: Manually enabling Low Power Mode under Settings, then Battery, saves battery by disabling mail fetch, background app refresh, automatic downloads, and certain visual effects.

Enhanced security: Your device is now more secure, thanks to iOS 9's addition of six-digit passcodes and two-factor authentication.

iPad updates: The iPad's keyboard can now double as a trackpad. For those with the latest iPads, there are new multitasking features: Slide Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture to enable you to easily work in multiple apps at once.

Move to iOS: Apple's new Move to iOS app, available in the Google Play store, helps you transfer contacts, photos, calendars, and more from Android to iOS 9. The app will also suggest apps to download based on your previous app library.


Not for every device: To install iOS 9, you must have at minimum an iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad mini, iPad Air, or fifth-generation iPod Touch. To take advantage of all the new multitasking features for iPad, you'll need an iPad Air 2 or the upcoming iPad Mini 4 or iPad Pro.

Bottom Line

iOS 9 brings with it the new News app, a better Notes and Maps experience, improved search, and more efficient battery use. Apple even incentivizes Android users to switch with the new Move to iOS app.

Before installing iOS 9, check out CNET's tips on how to upgrade your devices.

Full spec
Publisher Apple
Publisher site
Release date 2016-09-12
Date added 2016-08-25
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Sub category Operating Systems & Updates
Version 9.3.5
Os requirements iOS
Requirements iPhone 4s and later iPad 2 and later iPad mini iPod touch (5th generation)
Price Free
Downloads per week 49
Total downloads 231934


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