5 tips to fix iOS 8 slow

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You iPhone or iPad may get slow because of some reasons and you get worried how to fix it. Following are few reasons that can cause your iOS 8 slow:

  1. An upgrade to iOS 8 can cause reduce performance of your device, you device must be rebooted after successful upgrade.
  2. iOS 8 animations and can cause lag for user interface.
  3. Large number of Apps installed iOS 8 can also result in slow performance.

Part 1: 5 tips to improve speed of your iOS 8 device

Tip 1 Restart your device

When you have upgraded your iOS device to iOS 8, it may get slow. Because whenever you update your iPhone or iPad, it needs to be restart properly in order to function fully on updated iOS version.

In order to restart iPhone or iPad properly, press the home and power buttons together until an Apple logo appears on your screen. It will some time unless like a normal power on/off. And then you are ready to go.

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Tip 2 Turn off Animations and UI Effects

On iOS 8 different UI effects can cause your iPhone or iPad to lag for different operations. Turning off such UI effects may fix iOS 8 slow and increase performance of your iOS 8.

In order to do that, go to Settings-> General-> Accessibility-> Reduce Motion. Now toggle option to on “Reduce Motion” option.

Reduce Motion

Tip 3 Restore your iOS 8 device

If your iOS 8 device is running old. It’s a fact that it must be running slow than the other devices. You can boost up speed of your iPhone or iPad by restoring it to factory defaults. Just remember that before resorting your device, just take backup of your whole device.

To perform a reset, go to Settings-> General-> Reset now select on “Erase All Content & Settings”. It may ask you for passcode if one is set on your device.

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Tip 4Remove Unused Apps

If your iOS 8 device is loaded with lots of Apps and you don’t often use all of them. Then it time to remove those from your iPhone or iPad, in order to make iOS 8 faster. It will help you get more space on your iOS 8 device for better performance.

To delete any app tap on its icon and hold it for some time until and “X” appears on it click on that “X” symbol and it will ask you for conformation to delete that App. Tap delete and you are done.

Remove Unused Apps

Tip 5Clear Cache and Cookies

When you browse web on your iOS device it stores some data and temporary files. These temporary files need to be removed to free up your iOS 8.3 space.

To do so, go to Settings-> Safari-> and select “Clear history and Website Data”.

You can also use the freeware – iMyfone Umate Free to clear not only temp files but also all junk files in your iDevice. This software is totally free!

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Part 2: One click to fix iOS 8 slow by clearing up huge space

iMyfone Umate iPhone Cleaner is best and easy to use software to clean your iOS 8 device and make iOS 8 run faster. You can use it for iPhone, iPad or iPod.

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iMyfone Umate iPhone Cleaner

  • Clean up 30+ Junk Files to Free up iOS Space
  • Clear Temporary Files Thoroughly from iOS Devices
  • Compress Losslessly & Delete Photos to Reclaim at least 75% Photos' Space
  • Back up and Delete Large Files to Take Your Space Back
  • Manage and Remove Unused Apps to Release iPhone Space

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How to clear up iOS 8 space?

Step 1. Connect iOS 8 Device
After installing iMyfone Umate connect your iPhone or iPad with your PC with the help of cable. And your device will appear on main window of iMyfone Umate.

Connect iOS 8

Step 2. Scan iOS 8 Device
Now your device is connected you need to run a scan on your connected device. Click on the scan button to start scanning your device.

Scan iOS 8

Step 3. Clean iOS 8 Device
When scan is completed iMyfone Umate will show you the list of files that need to cleaned or removed. You can clear your caches and log files with just one click.

 Clean iOS 8

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