Why iPhone slow and how to speed up iPhone

If you are using an iphone especially the ones that are two or more generation old, there are chances that it could become slow and sluggish as compared to what it used to be before. This means that your iphone has slow down and you should speed up your iPhone.

Part 1: Why iPhone become slower and how to speed up iPhone

Reason 1 Your iPhone is Out of Available Storage Space

Like any other device, iPhone does not have an unlimited storage space. After using your iPhone for some time, taking pictures and downloading video etc, your iphone could run out of available storage, leading to a slow down.

Solution: free up memory to speed up iPhone

To do this, go to Settings > General> Usage> Manage storage.

Note that “manage Storage” should be under the storage category and not iCloud. When this is done, you are going to see a list showing what is eating up your iPhone storage space on a descending order.

You can delete photos using photo app or iTunes, tap name of the app and then tap “Delete App” to delete app and delete music as well. You will end up freeing the memory on your iPhone and speed up iphone.

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Reason 2 Some of Your Apps are Still running in the Background

Some of your apps keep running even after they are closed. Although not all apps running in the background may slow down your iPhone but some will do.

Solution: To speed up iPhone, it is important to choose which of the apps that should be allowed to continue running in the background and prevent others from doing so.

To select apps that should continue running on the background of your iPhone, follow these steps:

Go to settings > General > Background App Refresh and see the list of apps that are allowed to run on the background even if they are not even open.

If you do not want any particular app to continue running this way, turn off the “Background App Refresh” for the app in question.

Background app

Reason 3 You didn’t Notice that all your apps app are loaded on Memory at Once

Whenever you leave any app, it goes into a suspended state within some time and stay on your iPhone RAM and causing it to slow down.

Solution: If your apps are loaded on memory at once with it going on suspended state on your RAM, then you can close them to speed up iPhone.

Step: Swipe app off the top screen. Note that it does not delete the app but clears it off from the suspended memory state on your iPhone. This will help speed up iPhone.

Part 2: iMyFone Umate - one click to speed up your iPhone

There are other good ways to clean up your iPhone and in turn speed up iPhone. One of the most recommended ways is to use iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac. It can get back massive storage space for your iPhone in 1-click.

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iMyFone Umate Pro

  • Cleaning Junk files
  • Cleaning temporary files
  • Compress photo losslessly & mass delete photos
  • Detect and Delete large files over 5MB
  • Manage and Remove unused Apps

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To use iMyFone Umate to clean up your iPhone, follow the steps below.

Step 1: First, you have to install the program and connect your iOS device to it.

Step 2: Then scan your device to get a space usage analysis.

Step 3: Finally, apply one click to free up and speed up iPhone.

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A successful application of these steps will automatically free up your iPhone and speed up iPhone completely.

Part 3: 2 Tips to make iPhone run faster

To make iPhone faster, there are several other things you could do and some are less common scenarios but with great effect.

Tip 1 Reset All Settings to Speed up everything

You may have tried every other listed above but your iPhone still seems slow. “Reset All Settings” can be a magic wand that does the magic and speed things up. It is important to understand that some mis-configuration or corrupted settings file can cause this problem and tracking it may be difficult. In this case “Reset All Settings” brings your iPhone to default setting.

Reset All Settings

Tip 2 Remove iPhone Large Photos and Videos Regularly

Media files, like Photos and videos, eat up massive iPhone space. If you use iCloud and have your photo stream enabled, it will be even worse, and eventually slow down your iPhone. Try to export your iPhone photos and videos to a computer, and then you can delete all unwanted photos and video. This will speed up your iPhone.

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