We take everything for granted when using iPhone because it does an incredible job to keep itself neat and tidy. However, with the growth of the use of time, you may notice that it will get sluggish and slow. Especially recently, many users have complained that their iPhone running slow after the iOS 14 update.
Basic Tips to Make Your iPhone Faster
1. Delete large apps that take up a lot of space
Some apps on your iPhone take up much more space than you can imagine, which can seriously lead to your iPhone running slowly. So you can refer to this practical guide of ours to delete them easily and make your iPhone faster again: How to Remove Apps on iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/X/8/X/7>
2. Get rid of old photos, videos, and music
Just like the large apps, once your iPhone stores more and more photos, videos, songs, the storage will exceed, no enough space to ensure smooth running. In this situation, you can delete some unimportant and useless files, or transfer them to computer, or somewhere else as a backup.
3. Close all the background apps
Even though iPhone OS and hardware have great data processing ability, many more apps run in the background can also slow it down. You need to shut down some of them not being operated for the moment.
4. Disable Location Services
If you have turned on the location service, apps on iPhone will continuously ask for a location using cellular data. So if your network environment is not good enough, iPhone will become slow, hot, or stuck. If not necessary, you can disable this feature: Settings > Privacy > Location Services > Turn it off, or depending on your needs, turn off this function for some apps.
5. Reset your device completely
If none of the above methods work for making your iPhone faster, you can turn to reset iPhone: Settings > General > Scroll down to the bottom, and tap Reset > Choose Reset All Content and Settings. Please notice that this operation will lead to all of your data and settings on iPhone being erased, and irretrievable, unless you have backed up them before. So before taking this choice, you are highly recommended to try the in-depth solution below firstly.
6. Restart your iPhone every once in a while
To make your iPhone run faster, restarting could be a great choice: Hold the Power button to show Slide to Power Off > Slide to shut down iPhone > Hold the Power button to restart it.