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How to speed up your iOS device

Is your iPhone is no longer as fast as it used to be? Let’s show you how to speed it up.

With more loads, apps, and media on your device, it’s bound to slow down to a frustratingly snail crawl.

Fortunately for you, you don’t have to splash your money on a new IOS device because you can easily speed up your IOS device by making little changes.

Speed up your iOS device with these effective tips

Follow our tips below on how to speed up your IOS device and in a few minutes, you’ll be surprised at the performance of your device.

Turn Off iCloud Backup and Sync

As a standard, all IOS users will need to login to their iCloud account on an IOS device. iCloud helps with automatic backup and sync of media, files, and passwords.

While this process is quite essential, it is also a huge resource consumer and can easily slow down your IOS device. You don’t have to back up all your files all the time. You can easily turn the feature off and then on again when you need to backup important changes. To do this:

  • Go to App Settings > tap on iCloud > Log in to iCloud > Disable Sync
  • Turn this option off for photos, calendar, contact, and iCloud backup

Uninstall Seldom Used Apps

The truth is, most of us install apps we need for just a once in a while kind of operation and then leave them lying around. If you have an app that you hardly use, you probably should uninstall it as the more apps you have on your drawer, the slower your IOS device will become. To uninstall an app:

  • Press and hold the app until an X symbol appears
  • Tap the X symbol, and the app will be uninstalled.

Clear Safari Cache

Safari stores a lot of your browsing data. These data are mainly stored on your device so safari can give you more personalized browsing experience. The price you have to pay for this is the slow loading speed.

To speed up your phone and consequently safari, you’ll need to get rid of these data from time to time. To clear stored data;

  • Navigate to Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data

Turn Siri Off

If you don’t use Apple’s smart voice assistant regularly, you should turn her off. Siri consumes more CPU space and power than you can imagine. To turn Siri off:

  • Navigate to Settings > General > Siri, and toggle off Siri.
  • When asked to confirm if you want to turn Siri off, click on the turn off button.

Sluggish devices are quite frustrating, follow the above tips and see how much your IOS device would pick up speed again.

Hope you find this helpful?

By Daniel Segun

Daniel Segun is a technology writer with over 5 years of experience. He loves to teach and inspire others. When he is not writing, he's probably busy developing websites. You can reach him here.

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