5 tips on how to restore performance and get rid of the “lag” iPhone

iPhone 6s and iPhone SE are two of the most productive in the world of smartphone. When tested for performance in real tasks no other smartphone does not compare to the flagships of Apple. Devices work seamlessly with applications on iOS works without noticeable lag and slowdown. Unfortunately, all this only applies to the new Apple devices, whereas earlier models characterized by a slowdown in the performance. After going through many cycles of installation and removal of applications, updates and FOR everyday use, the once high-performance devices are increasingly starting to work with delays.

The smartphone is such a device in which it is impossible to replace the processor or memory to a more modern, as is done in the PC. This means that the best option is to buy a new gadget, although in a crisis it is not so easy. However, there is no hurry to part with your pet. There are several ways that will help you to return your iPhone performance.

To speed up the interface

Apple have spent a lot of time to create parallax effect for Wallpaper, creating a three-dimensional effect. Everything looks nice, but also unnecessary load on the CPU, this feature more anything is not good. For this reason, open preferences –> General –> Universal access, go to the “Reduce motion” and activate the toggle “Reduce motion”.

Special chic shell program Apple gives transparency. Many elements in iOS is made with the effect of volume – the layers above the main interface. While everything below becomes blurred as behind frosted glass. This effect is observed everywhere in the OS, including notification Center, Item management, top panel with clock and other items. Disable translucency UI you can go to the menu Settings –> General –> accessibility –> Increase contrast -> Decrease transparency. By default, the switch is in the “Off”position.

Disable background refresh

Apps in iOS are able to load information in the background. Function is very useful but it is additionally loads of processing power and consumes battery power. Go to Settings –> General –> Update content and disable the use of the services in the background. The feature can be turned off completely or limit its use for certain applications.

To remove unused applications

On the iPhone and iPad from time to time is to arrange “cleaning.” Imagine you’re working somewhere in the office and after a while notice that your table is gradually beginning to zahlamlenija unnecessary documents and papers. And what are you doing? Properly, you will restore cleanliness and order to release more space and work more efficiently. The same thing is happening in iOS. Smartphones and tablets, like desktop computers, also should be kept clean and in order.

To find the list of installed programs, ordered by size of the occupied data in the operating system settings. To do this, open the Main tab and go to the Statistics menu. iOS 9 will show the size of the downloaded programs and will allow you to quickly free up memory on the device.

Clear cache of applications

Data stored in third-party programs that eat up memory device. Probably the most long-established of the files already are not useful, so they can be safely removed.

The first step in cleaning iPhone – remove temporary files Safari. To clear your browsing history and cookies from Safari by selecting “Settings > Safari > Clear history and website data. To remove all saved information from your browser, choose Settings > Safari > advanced” > “site Data” > “Delete all data”.

The same can be done for applications, Podcasts, Music, Game Center, iMessage and others. The large deletion in iMessage texting will free space in the memory device.

To automate the procedure by using the application PhoneExpander. This is a free solution designed to clear your iOS device of unnecessary data. The utility is simple and intuitive to operate and removes unused and temporary files, unnecessary apps, music and photos, providing faster mobile devices and freeing up space on its internal flash memory.

If all else fails

Restart iPhone. This way you not only achieve a better performance, but will give iOS the ability to clear system cache. Data is cached for streaming videos, music, viewing photos, working with apps.

The so-called a hard reset will delete temporary and cached files. To perform a hard reboot, press and hold the power button and Home key until until you see the Apple logo.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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