iOS 11 was announced on June 5, 2017 at Apple’s 28th WWDC the first time, and now the stable version is finally available to public. And the iOS 11.0.1 just comes out with bug fix. Although iOS 11 makes iDevices better than before, some users also complain the issues they meet including iOS 11 slow on iPhone and iPad.
What if you also meet iOS 11 slow problem after the update? Is there any solution to make iOS 11 faster? Don’t worry, here in this guide we collect some basic solutions to help you speed up iOS 11/11.0.1 on iPhone 7/6s/6/5s/SE, iPad mini 2/3/4, iPad Air/Pro, and iPod touch.
1. Free Up Space on Your iDevice
If your device has almost no storage, please try to free up space on your iPhone/iPad to make it perform better. You can remove useless apps, delete photos, videos and songs, delete old messages, clear app documents and data. For more info, please go to: How to Clean Up iPhone/iPad After iOS 11 Update.
If you want to check and delete junk files and useless caches from iPhone/iPad, then you can try PhoneClean. It is one professional iOS cleaning tool that can help reclaim up to 40% free space on your iPhone iPad as well as speed up iOS 11.
2. Hard Reboot Your iDevice
You can power off your iPhone or iPad to let the device take a rest. If it does not work, you can force reboot your device. Press and hold on the Home button and wake/sleep button until the Apple logo appears. For iPhone 7 users, please press the Home button and Volume down button to make it.
. Disable Nonessential Functions
If you are using an old iPhone or iPad, you can choose to give up some visual or operating experience like “Motion” and “Location Services” to speed up iPhone 6/6s/5s running iOS 11.
Disable Motion: Settings > General > Accessibility > Reduce Motion > Turn it on.
Reduce Transparency: Settings > General > Accessibility > Reduce Transparency > Turn it on.
Turn off Background App Refresh: Settings > General > Background App Refresh > Disable it.
Turn off Location Services: Settings > Privacy > Location Services > Disable it.
Turn off Automatic Downloads: Settings > iTunes & App Stores > Turn off Updates.
4. Update Apps to the Newest Version
Now your iPhone or iPad is running iOS 11, but some of the apps may not run properly on new iOS version. Just update the apps to the latest version to make them run smoothly. Open App Store and tap Updates to make it.
5. Reset All Settings on iDevice
It will reset your iPhone, iPad to factory settings, but will not erase any existed data. You can try this method to speed up iOS 11 on iPhone iPad. Go to Settings app > Tap General > Tap Reset > Choose Reset All Settings > Enter your passcode > Confirm on the pop-up window.