If you fall under the 20% iOS device users who upgraded to iOS9 during the first availability, you must be aware of the ongoing issues at hand. Apple has only responded to one of the issues on how to fix a bricked iPhone stuck on "Slide to Upgrade" screen. Other issues such as sluggishness, sudden crashes remain unsolved or unattended. But the victims of iOS 9 problems can try a few tricks to overcome what appears to be a nightmare.
After upgrading to iOS 9 if your iDevice appears to be slow or showing signs of lag, try these steps that lie within your device settings for a fix.
Fix Animation Lag
Step 1: Go to Settings
Step 2: Select General
Step 3: Choose Accessibility
Step 4: Tap Increase Contrast option from the menu
Step 5: Turn on Reduce Transparency
By reducing the transparency on your iPhone or iPad, the blur effects will be cut down throughout the OS. As a result, there will be less strain on the CPU, which can boost the performance of your device. Users will lose out on the attractive blurs that comes with iOS 9 but at the cost of a good performance, which should be a deal worth considering.
After fixing the animation lag, users might be looking for some tips on how to improve the speed of your iPhone, especially if it is an older generation. Users have constantly reported problems of sluggishness and crashes and these simple tips can help you overcome the troubles. (Via WCCFTech)
Fix Sluggish Performance
1. Turn off Motion and Fitness
- Go to Settings > Privacy > Motion and Fitness and toggle the switch to Off.
2. Reduce Motion
- Go to Settings > General > Accessibility and turn on Reduce Motion
3. Turn Off Siri Suggestions
- Go to Settings > General > Spotlight Search and turn Siri Suggestions to Off position.
4. Turn Off Background App Refresh
- Go to Settings > General > Background App Refresh and toggle the switch to Off.
5. Choose Still Wallpapers
- Go to Settings > Wallpaper > Select Still wallpaper instead of Dynamic ones, which tend to strain the CPU.
6. Turn Off Notifications For Unnecessary Apps
- Go to Settings > Notifications > Tap on individual apps and turn off Allow Notifications.
These steps are likely to improve the performance of your iPhone or iPad until Apple has a more permanent fix. Apple is yet to officially comment on the ongoing iOS 9 troubles but the engineers are supposedly working on a fix 24/7.