Days ago the Apple Company released a new mobile operating system for iPhone 6 Plus – iOS 8. Some users even think it is a revolution of the mobile system. However, though someone loves the new users-interface and new features, users of older apple devices may find their devices become very slowly after they upgrade their devices to iOS 8. Those old devices included iPod touch 5th generation, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad with Retina display and so on. Make matters worse, they can’t uninstall their upgrade. So we have to face the problem and solve it. We try many times and include some practical methods to help the users of old apple devices. We believe after you do what we teach you, your iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6/5S/5C/5/4S/4 will be speeded up more or less. For our passage, we will use iPhone 6 Plus as an example to make detail instructions of how to run your apple devices with iOS 8 more faster.
How to Speed up iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8 or later
1. Uninstall unnecessary applications on your iPhone 6 Plus or iPhone SE/6S/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4
Too many apps can slow your iPhone 6+ greatly. This operation is very simple. You just need to tap and hold on the icons of apps which you did not use on Home screen. After a few seconds, the icons of apps will be wiggle. You can see the X on left top of each icons. Click the X to uninstall those apps.
2. Remove the junk files on iPhone 6/6S Plus
When we use our iPhone 6+ to surf the Internet or some other operation, it may create junk files. Junk files include log files, photo/video cache, app temp files, app cache, iTunes syncing cache, app cookies, and download temp files. If there were too much those files, your iPhone 6 Plus or iPhone 6 may become slow. Here we recommend you a software called “SafeEraser” and it provides a feature “iOS Optimizer“. With the help of this software, you can see all the junk files on your iPhone 6+ and remove it from your iPhone in just a few clicks. Here we provide you two download link below. One for Windows, one for Mac.
3. Remove the useless files hide on your iPhone 6S/6 Plus
We usually store many text messages and some attached files, photos, keyboard cache, Safari history, Safari cache, cookies, notes and some other files. Those files take up much space. To remove those files completely, you can use the features called “Erase Private Data” in the software “SafeEraser”. To find more instruction on how to use SafeEraser, please see the User Guide of SafeEraser.
4. Finish the process of multi-task on your iPhone 6S/6 Plus
We usually do not close the process of apps after we use it. But those apps still run in the background and slow the speed of your iPhone 6. So you need to know how to finish the process of multi-task on your iPhone 6+. Double-tap the home button and swipe up the app card.
5. Cancel the Animation and Transparency Effect
Find and tap the option of General in the Settings of your iPhone 6 Plus or iPhone SE/6S?6/5S/5C/5/4S/4. Then you need to click into Accessibility and select the option of Reduce Motion.