- Japanese language support for Siri (availability may be limited during initial rollout)
- Photos can now be deleted from Photo Stream
- Camera shortcut now always visible on Lock Screen for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation)
- Camera face detection now highlights all detected faces
- Redesigned Camera app for iPad
- Genius Mixes and Genius playlists for iTunes Match subscribers
- Audio for TV programs and films on iPad optimized to sound louder and clearer
- Podcast controls for playback speed and a 30-second rewind for iPad
- Addresses bugs affecting battery life
- Fixes and issue that occasionally caused audio to drop for outgoing calls
Apple users can download iOS 5.1 setups files from the following official mirrors.
- iOS 5.1 for iPhone 4S
- iOS 5.1 for iPhone 4 (GSM or CDMA)
- iOS 5.1 for iPhone 3GS
- iOS 5.1 for iPad 2 (Wi-Fi, GSM, or CDMA)
- iOS 5.1 for iPad
- iOS 5.1 for iPod Touch (4th Gen. or 3rd Gen.)
Apple users can also download and install iOS 5.1 from their devices via Over-the-Air. The over-the-air update weighs in at roughly 189 MB.
Follow the following simple steps to update iOS 5.1 without plugging your iOS device with any cable.
- Make sure your iOS device has at least 50% charge
- Connect to WiFi (You can't download this over 3G, sorry)
- Navigate to Settings -> General -> Software Update
- Wait for the fetch to complete and you should see the right image
- Click installs update and wait for it to download
- Your iPhone will automatically restart and apply the firmware. This takes around ten minutes.
- Your iPhone will reboot and appear to be applying again, this will take around five minutes.
- The update is complete! Easy!
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