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By Matt Birchler
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iOS 9 Installs Should be Way Easier Than iOS 8's

66% of my customers on eligible devices have at least 1.3GB of free space [enough to install iOS 9]. This compares to just 37% of users who would have immediately had sufficient space at the old iOS 8 requirement.

via David Smith

Speaking as an owner of a 16GB iPhone, this is great news! I had so many of my friends tell me that they couldn't install iOS 8 last fall because they didn't have space. Most of them eventually upgraded by deleting apps, but some did not. This is a terrible user experience, and I'm glad Apple is addressing it in iOS 9.

With the news that iOS 9 will also automatically delete apps and reinstall them for you as a part of the install (if you don't have enough space), it seems that pretty much everyone will be able to upgrade.

But Apple, come on, be a pal and drop 32GB into the low-end iPhone 6S in September.

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Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love. You can also check out my side projects, Quick Reviews and Quick BIN Lookup.