How To Get iOS 9 Features on iOS 8: 5 Simple Tricks

By Vijaykumar Meti

Apple recently released the new and upgraded iOS 9 at the WWDC 2015 with much fanfare.

GizBot covered the whole event live and shared all the updates and announcements made at WWDC earlier this month.

Relatively, a week back, we posted a tutorial on how to upgrade your iPhone to recently released iOS 9 beta version. But, the iOS 9 Beta is only available for those users who are registered with Apple's developer account with annual subscription.

SEE ALSO: How To Install iOS 9 Beta on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

For all those readers who are hoping to run iOS 9 on their old iPhones and iPads, GizBot has come up with simple tips and tricks on how to get the new iOS 9 looks and features on iOS 8 running devices.

With these simple tricks you can alter your iOS 8 device to look and behave at least a little like the iOS 9. Read on to know more.

SEE ALSO: iOS 9: All You Need To Know, Smarter Siri, Apple Pay And More

How To Get iOS 9 Features on iOS 8: 5 Simple Tricks

Download iOS 9 Wallpaper

One of best and easiest way to upgrade the iPhone from iOS 8 to iOS 9 is to get the iOS 9 wallpapers. iOS 9 features a high-definition wallpapers with bright color. So far Apple has used space, cats and vistas as its inspiration for choosing wallpapers for iOS. With a bit of abstract art for wallpapers, they always look brand new. Download the iOS 9 wallpapers from the link provided here. iOS 9 Stock Wallpapers

How To Get iOS 9 Features on iOS 8: 5 Simple Tricks

Change to iOS 9 Font

Apple iOS 9 features the new San Francisco font, that was debuted on the Apple Watch and new MacBook's keyboard. You can get the new San Francisco font that Apple now uses for iOS 9 on older iOS iPhone. Make sure you need to download the official San Francisco font for iOS 8 from the Apple Developer site.

SEE ALSO: How to Downgrade iOS 9 Beta to iOS 8.3 on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

How To Get iOS 9 Features on iOS 8: 5 Simple Tricks

Switch To Last Used App

Apple has introduced a feature in iOS 9 platform that lets you switch to the last app you were using in just a single tap. This feature can be used in jailbreak iPhone with simple tweaks by using LastApp. The LastApp tweak is coupled with an Activator gesture will allow to achieve the very same effect of iOS 9. The LastApp is available to download from the BigBoss repo.

How To Get iOS 9 Features on iOS 8: 5 Simple Tricks

Mail App

iOS 9 comes with a new features that let you attach more than 5 photos at the same time including to attach any file format as attachment in the Mail App. For jailbreaked iPhones, you can get Attachment+ app for Mail, which let you to do the very same thing. Attachment+ for Mail is available to download from the BigBoss repo.

SEE ALSO: How To Install watchOS 2 Beta on Apple Watch

How To Get iOS 9 Features on iOS 8: 5 Simple Tricks

Rounded Alert Corners

You can get iOS 9 like rounded corners for alert messages at lock screen. You just need to download Cornered, which actually turns the square alert message box to rounded corners. The Cornered is available to download from BigBoss repo.


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