Apple releases iOS 9.1 with new emoji, Live Photos improvements, and much more

Apple has just released iOS 9.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It is the first major update since iOS 9 was released in September. The software includes new emoji characters, Live Photos improvements, and the usual round of bug fixes.
Here’s the complete list of new features, improvements and bug fixes in iOS 9 below: 
  • Live Photos now intelligently senses when you raise or lower your iPhone, so that Live Photos will automatically not record these movements.
  • Over 150 new emoji characters with full support for Unicode 7.0 and 8.0 emojis, which includes the taco, burrito, cheese wedge, middle finger, unicorn head, and more.
  • Middle finger emoji in iOS 9.1
  • Improved stability including CarPlay, Music, Photos, Safari, and Search.
  • Improved performance while in Multitasking UI.
  • Fixes an issue that could cause Calendar to become unresponsive in Month view.
  • Fixes an issue that prevented Game Center from launching for some users.
  • Resolves an issue that zoomed the content of some apps.
  • Resolves an issue that could cause an incorrect unread mail count for POP mail accounts.
  • Fixes an issue that prevented users from removing recent contacts from new mail or messages.
  • Fixes an issue that caused some messages to not appear in Mail search results.
  • Resolves an issue that left a gray bar in the body of an Audio Message.
  • Fixes an issue that caused activation errors on some carriers.
  • Fixes an issue that prevented some apps from updating from the App Store.
  • It also includes a new option in Settings for the Messages app, which allows users to disable photos for their contacts.
  • iOS 9.1 also includes updates to the Live Wallpapers.

iOS 9.1 is compatible with the following devices:
iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPad 3, iPad 2
iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, Retina iPad mini (iPad mini 2), iPad mini
6th generation iPod touch, 5th generation iPod touch
Note: Jailbreakers should stay away from this update if they want to preserve their jailbreak, or the ability to do so as you may lose your jailbreak. Because we don’t know if the Pangu jailbreak tool, for iOS 9 – iOS 9.0.2 will work with iOS 9.1. Apple also patched several vulnerabilities in iOS 9.1, which includes two vulnerabilities used by Pangu team, so it won’t be possible to jailbreak iOS 9.1 using Pangu Jailbreak.
If you don’t care about jailbreaking, then you can install iOS 9.1 via OTA update by going to Settings > General > Software Update. 
The size of the OTA update is 313 MB for iPhone 6s Plus, and may vary depending on your iOS device.
If you’re not getting the update via OTA update then you can munually update from iTuness by downloading the appropriate iOS 9.1 IPSW file for your device from the links provided below. 

iOS 9.1 Download links for iPhone:

iPhone 6s
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6
iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone 5s (Model A1453, A1533)
iPhone 5s (Model A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530)
iPhone 5c (Model A1456, A1532)
iPhone 5c (Model A1507, A1516, A1526, A1529)
iPhone 5 (Model A1428)
iPhone 5 (Model A1429)
iPhone 4s

iOS 9.1 download links for iPad:

iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi
iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular
iPad Air 2 (Model A1566)
iPad Air 2 (Model A1567)
iPad mini 3 (Model A1599)
iPad mini 3 (Model A1600)
iPad mini 3 (Model A1601)
iPad Air (Model A1474)
iPad Air (Model A1475)
iPad Air (Model A1476)
iPad mini 2 (Model A1489)
iPad mini 2 (Model A1490)
iPad mini 2 (Model A1491)
iPad (4th generation Model A1458)
iPad (4th generation Model A1459)
iPad (4th generation Model A1460)
iPad mini (Model A1432)
iPad mini (Model A1454)
iPad mini (Model A1455)
iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation)
iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for ATT)
iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for Verizon)
iPad 2 Wi-Fi (Rev A)
iPad 2 Wi-Fi
iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (GSM)
iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA)

iOS 9.1 download links for iPod touch:

iPod touch (5th generation)
iPod touch (6th generation)

Let us know If you’ve found any other new features or changes in iOS 9.1.
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