iOS 9.3

Apple has just released iOS 9.3.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The new software update is by no means as interesting or as feature-rich as iOS 10, due to be released publicly in the fall, but it includes some important bug fixes and performance improvements for iOS users.

The minor 9.3.3 software update went through a lengthy beta process, spanning five betas. As always, we’ll let you know about any surprises associated with the iOS 9.3.3 update.

Users can update to the new OS via Settings. Open the Settings app, tap General, then Software Update to look for new builds.

Assuming you are on iOS 9.3.2 or earlier, the iPhone or iPad will then prompt the new update as available. A Wi-Fi connection and sufficient battery life is required to begin updating.

Although this bug fix patch is relatively uniteresting, Apple’s next major update to iOS will feature some significant new features, in the form of iOS 10.

iOS 10 includes a revamped Apple Music app, new Lock Screen Widgets, an overhauled Messages app with stickers, iMessage apps, and much more.

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