Sept. 15, 2015 2:03 p.m. ET Like clockwork, mid-September arrives, we update to a promising new iOS, then … we learn to survive with a buggy, slow and battery-drained iPhone. Again and again. It would make a boring sequel to “Groundhog Day.” Here’s the spoiler, though: The plague of miserable, repetitive upgrade cycles ends Wednesday, with the arrival of iOS 9. Available as a free update on all recent devices going back to the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, iOS 9 is all about stability—with fewer hair-pulling bugs, slowdowns and battery problems. Apple was so adamant about making up for last year’s disastrous iOS 8 launch—the one that left some with no cellular connectivity —that it even gave fearless users the opportunity to test out the new software early and report bugs. Q&A With Geoffrey Fowler and Joanna Stern Is it worth installing Apple’s newest mobile operating system? Will the download even fit on your iPhone? WSJ Personal Tech columnists Geoffrey Fowler and Joanna Stern are answering your questions about iOS 9, the new Apple Watch OS and more.
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