iOS 9.1 released with new emoji, Live Photo improvements, and more

Apple has released iOS 9.1 to the public. This is the first major update for iOS 9 since its release in September. It contains a number of fixes and improvements, including new emoji characters, along with improvements to Live Photos and stability fixes for several features, including CarPlay, Music, and Safari. If can be downloaded both over-the-air or through iTunes.

Here's the breakdown of everything in iOS 9.1:

  • 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
  • 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 contact 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 body of an Audio Message
  • Fixes 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

If you download the update, be sure to tell us below in the comments how it's working for you.