Apple releases iOS 9.1 with hundreds of new emoji characters

If you’ve been waiting for new emoji characters to appear, you’re in luck. Apple has released iOS 9.1, which is already available for download.

The newest iOS 9 version brings numerous new emoji characters, so you can choose from the taco, burrito, unicorn, champagne bottle, and much more. If this is something you like and use on a daily basis, we recommend downloading the newest update immediately.

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On the other hand, iOS 9.1 brings a couple of additional features. There is a bug fix that corrects Live Photos from capturing the seconds when you raise and lower your hand as part of the moving image. Also, if you plan on getting a new Apple TV when it goes on sale in just a few days, you will need iOS 9.1 in order to set it up.

Update your iPhone by going to Settings > Software Update for over the air update, or connect your device to a computer and launch iTunes.

Apple Watch owners can also download a small update for their iOS device. WatchOS 2.0.1 is introducing new emojis as well, in addition to a couple of bug fixes and resolved issues with battery performance. Calendar syncing should now work as expected, and using Siri to initiate a workout won’t keep the heart rate sensors on forever.

Update your Apple Watch by using your iPhone and opening Apple Watch app, and going to My Watch > General > Software Update. Make sure your watch is connected to its charger.