Become a MacRumors Supporter for $50/year with no ads, ability to filter front page stories, and private forums.

How is iOS 8.4 working for you?

  • Very well, no issues!

    Votes: 55 40.1%
  • Pretty well, a couple of minor issues here and there

    Votes: 20 14.6%
  • Okay, I've seen better and I've seen worse

    Votes: 18 13.1%
  • Not very well, still seeing some major issues

    Votes: 29 21.2%
  • Awful. Going back to 8.3 while it's still possible

    Votes: 15 10.9%

  • Total voters
    137

Tubamajuba

macrumors 68020
Original poster
Jun 8, 2011
2,166
2,374
here
It's working perfect for me- the smoothest my iPhone 6 has ever been.

How is it for you?
 

!!!

macrumors 6502a
Aug 5, 2013
615
743
Haven't updated yet. Don't want to because of the new music app. But I probably will end up updating… :(
 

motulist

macrumors 601
Dec 2, 2003
4,223
596
Running perfectly for me while doing all my typical iphone tasks thus far, plus AppleMusic streaming ALL day. I'd recommend it to anyone. You can tell it must be working well for everyone because when an update comes out and causes any type of problem at all for anyone then the MR forums would going crazy talking about it.
 

C DM

macrumors Sandy Bridge
Oct 17, 2011
51,388
19,454
So far about the same as iOS 8.3 (where I didn't really run into many issues).
 

Ladyc0524

macrumors regular
Aug 31, 2014
173
348
It's running perfectly for me as well. Updated phone and iPad. No issues, at least not yet!
 

Retired Cat

macrumors 65816
Jun 12, 2013
1,210
380
My iPhone 5 is running as smoothly as it ever has on 8.4. I'll post an update tomorrow on the battery life.
 

SactoGuy18

macrumors 68040
Sep 11, 2006
3,677
945
Sacramento, CA USA
That's it. No more downloading iOS updates using iTunes. When I connected my iPhone 6 to my computer running iTunes 12.1.2, I did get a request for an update--sized at 1.84 GB! :eek: All that just to install 220 MB of code on my iPhone 6. :rolleyes:
 

chrfr

macrumors G4
Jul 11, 2009
11,912
5,431
That's it. No more downloading iOS updates using iTunes. When I connected my iPhone 6 to my computer running iTunes 12.1.2, I did get a request for an update--sized at 1.84 GB! :eek: All that just to install 220 MB of code on my iPhone 6. :rolleyes:
iTunes always downloads the full OS.
 

C DM

macrumors Sandy Bridge
Oct 17, 2011
51,388
19,454
That's it. No more downloading iOS updates using iTunes. When I connected my iPhone 6 to my computer running iTunes 12.1.2, I did get a request for an update--sized at 1.84 GB! :eek: All that just to install 220 MB of code on my iPhone 6. :rolleyes:
You always get the full install file when using iTunes (rather than just the delta update when using OTA).
 

greythorne

macrumors regular
Mar 10, 2008
131
0
After the update the first thing I got when accessing macrumours was the following pop ups
 

Attachments

  • image.jpg
    image.jpg
    166.3 KB · Views: 320

Jayson A

macrumors 68030
Sep 16, 2014
2,594
1,879
I was getting lots of lag after using the music app. I even tried a fresh restore with default settings. Lag came back, so I downgraded to 8.3 while they're still signing it.
 

Don't Stop

macrumors newbie
Jun 24, 2015
29
2
So far so good on iOS 8.4 running on my iPhone 5s and iPad Air 2. I do tend to do factory resets after updates. Usually cleans up unnecessary files left behind. Thank Apple for inventing their back up and restore system :)
 

darkinners

macrumors member
Mar 15, 2013
81
29
I really like Apple Music. I tried Spotify but didn't like it.
I like Apple Music's integration.

Only downsides I've experienced in 8.4
1. Apple Music stream made my iPhone6 get very warm.(within 10-15mins streaming)
2. Just like 8.3 or even worse battery life. (8.2 or earlier had awesome battery life)
 
  • Like
Reactions: burgman

zackattack784

macrumors member
Sep 17, 2014
55
15
Apple music crashed within a minute of me first using it. Not a great first impression. No other problems but I doubt it will cause me to convert from Spotify.
 

CellXor10

macrumors regular
Apr 23, 2015
174
76
Connecticut, USA
Delay between pressing home button and screen lighting up on iPad Air 2.

All seems well on iPhone 6

Yep, this for me too from my experience so far. Wish the poll had some sort of option between "very well" top spot and "pretty well". Tho I have no idea what you'd call it, lol. I went with "pretty well" because I don't have "no issues" yet I do think it is working "very well" for me!
 

Retired Cat

macrumors 65816
Jun 12, 2013
1,210
380
So far battery life is about the same on 8.4 as 8.3. Overall I'm satisfied with the update.
 

simon lefisch

macrumors 65816
Sep 29, 2014
1,002
251
Pretty good here. Battery about the same as 8.3, maybe slightly better. Still running off my first charge since updating, however I have 44% left and usage is at almost 7 hours 50 minutes. Animations seem a little smoother. Not as much stutter. Stoked overall
 

C DM

macrumors Sandy Bridge
Oct 17, 2011
51,388
19,454
Pretty good here. Battery about the same as 8.3, maybe slightly better. Still running off my first charge since updating, however I have 44% left and usage is at almost 7 hours 50 minutes. Animations seem a little smoother. Not as much stutter. Stoked overall
What device?
 
Register on MacRumors! This sidebar will go away, and you'll see fewer ads.