IOS 9 download error? Try iTunes (no, really)

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People are having trouble downloading iOS 9.

. To get around that, users are recommended either to wait for the rush to die down, or to try and upgrade through iTunes. Quick replies work with mentions only and appear to still be rolling out so it may take a little while for them to activate on your device. Your passcode will be tougher to crack, Apple says.

Before doing anything, back up your device to avoid tears at the end.

Two-factor authentication, where a second layer is added to log-in, is also being introduced, with users now required to enter a code when they log in from a new device for the first time.

– Proactive search. Apple promises information based on your location and app preference before you actively search for such things. How? As promised on September 9, Microsoft is now updating its Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook apps for iOS, The Verge reports.

It’s also worth mentioning that the changelog is no different between these apps, which means the updates bring the same new features and improvements. Unfortunately, Apple’s transit directions are only available in 10 cities worldwide, including one in Canada: Toronto.

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Rival Google is also set to release an update of its own Android operating system – called Marshmallow – later this year. The BBC’s iPlayer app now offers picture-in-picture support, so you can write an email while watching EastEnders, for example. Apple Inc said in a statement that it will not release watchOS 2, the new operating system for the Watch, on Wednesday as planned. Siri the vocal assistant has gotten smarter when it comes to parsing natural language queries. This is a great new version, and we highly recommend upgrading to it for better storage and memory management and a number of other great features.

Apple users face issues while upgrading to iOS 9: Report