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iOS 9 can automatically delete apps to update

A few hours ago the second beta of iOS 9 was released, but it was thanks to this update that we discovered a feature that we didn’t know about and that was already present in the first beta of iOS 9. It is App Deletion, a feature that allows you to delete applications to allow you to install an update in case you don’t have space on your device , and to reinstall them once the update is complete.

In case our device has space problems, will display a popup at upgrade time that will offer us to temporarily delete some apps to make room for the upgrade . This is welcome for many users as we still have 16GB devices, which are usually quite full all the time.

iOS 9 can automatically delete apps to update
iOS 9 can automatically delete apps to update

iOS 8 was quite heavy, several GB of space were needed for the upgrades. That’s why had a hard time getting a high user update quota, because the device needed to be emptied thoroughly to make room for the update . However, with iOS 9 this is over. This is a very clever solution for Apple to keep the 16 GB in its showcase.

In addition, iOS 9 weighs far less overall. The entire operating system requires only 1.3 GB on our device to run . And this is precisely thanks to App Thinning, which only uses the resources necessary for each specific device, discarding the elements of other devices that are unnecessary.

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