iOS 9.2 has 250MB in size and can be installed on the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad Mini, iPad Touch 5 and their later versions, plus the iPad Pro. The users should be prompted to automatically upgrade their devices, and if they won’t receive this notification, they can manually install the update by going to Settings > General > Software Update. So, the question is: why would you upgrade your phone or tablet to iOS 9.2? Well, let’s see the new features and changes that come with it.
Apple Music – The user interface has been slightly changed, the classical music section has been upgraded, showing three categories: composers, performers and works, the Playlists are reordered by recent changes and the Download button can be used for savin songs for offline use.
Apple News – For now, it’s available in the US and UK, but iOS 9.2 gave it a new section called Top Stories, which suggests the most important news of the day.
iBooks – iOS 9.2 brought support for 3D Touch, so applications such as Books, Contents and Notes support now “Peek and Pop” gestures, and the dictionary search can be performed by pressing on the screen on any word. Audiobooks will be heard when you’re reading.
Safari – Third party Action Extensions will be supported thanks to a new tweak to the Safari View Controller. So, when opening Safari inside a third party application, it will have access to other third party extensions. Also, content can be loaded without ads, which are blocked by long pressing on the reload button.
Mail Drop – the service uses iCloud Drive within the Mail application and the iPhone or iPad users can send files of up to 5GB.
AT&T – iOS 9.2 comes with support for AT&T’s NumberSync WiFi calling feature and the customers can receive calls on any device.
USB Camera Adapter Support – With the USB adaptor, the iPhones and iPads are able to transfer photos and video from their cameras and the accessory can work using the compatibility brought by iOS 9.2.
iOS 9.2 has also received a variety of bug fixes related to Safari, iCloud, Camera, Contacts, Mail, Health, Find My iPhone, Wallet etc.