According to Apple this upgrades solves stability issues, removes bugs and improves performance for the above mentioned iPhone and iPad models. The update from 8.1 to 8.1.1 requires 64.5 MB from your device’s memory.
As with any other iOS update, please make sure that your battery level is above 60% before committing. Else, plug-in your iPhone first. If this is also solved, tap on Settings, scroll for General, click on Software Update and start the process.
Your iPhone will first download the update. Time averages, depending on how fast your WiFi connection is. An average for the download is 5-7 minutes. Next, tap on Install and the iOS 8.1.1 update will commerce. 10 minutes later your device should be rebooted and ready to go.
An interesting observation is that, compared to all the other updates, the iPhone reboot performed now, won’t automatically turn on your Bluetooth. Yes, Apple has finally decided to ditch this annoying tweak.
So, that’s about all regarding this update. Seems that we have to wait a little more for other bugs and fixes like landscape mode issues, WiFi connection instability and even Bluetooth faulty connectivity; just to name a few. Errors that are still lingering after iOS 8.1 was rolled out.
As a conclusion if you’re owning an iPhone 4s or an iPad 2 you should definitely opt for this upgrade because your device is clearly targeted by Apple. We’ve installed it on all our device and no additional bugs have been found yet. However, do not that if you’re traveling, are using a business iOS device you can wait for a few more days to see if additional errors will surface after prolonged testing.