9 Tips to Improve Performance Old iPhone

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If you have not felt the need to replace your iPhone with the latest series that recently introduced, you are still ‘tinkering’ of your iPhone that performance was no less great than the latest series of iPhone. Here are 9 tips to improve the performance of the old iPhone.

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1. Remove or reinstall an application that takes up a lot of disk space

First, if you’re not too often use an application, you can remove it. From all the applications you use frequently enough, there may be among them who have a lot of data that is actually not important.

By opening the tab usage (usage) in the general settings (general settings), you can see which applications are most frequently used. It seems clear that the application of photos, music, and podcasts takes up a lot of disk space. But the disk space consumed by applications, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram maybe more.

From time to time, your iPhone might automatically perform “cleansing,” in which the cache (cache) of an application is removed. You can also proactively clean up the data that is not needed. Remove and then reinstall the application will make your iPhone back clean and empty shelf space.

2. Disable location services to applications that do not require GPS

Although you can enable features to geo tag your tweets on Twitter, disable access to most GPS applications can help the battery power and the speed of your iPhone.

In the iPhone menu, service location (Location Service) can be found in the privacy settings, you can choose which application uses GPS and how often an application is used. GPS is useful for maps, weather applications, and location-based apps such as Yelp. But you probably do not need to allow Dropbox to know where you are.

3. Reduce iOS animated features such as Parallax and increase contrast

The latest version of iOS has some interesting features such as Parallax, which makes shifting backdrop iPhone when you move your iPhone. But the aesthetic feature is not very useful.

Turning off these features will free up a bit of processing power and extend battery power. Simply go to the panel accessibility (accessibility) in the general settings, select ‘Reduce Movements’ or ‘Reduce Motion’. In the same menu, there is an option ‘Increase Contrast or “Increase Contrast’ which will take you to some of the graphic settings options.

4. Replace the casing

If you’re one of those people who simply ‘just wanted to’ taste of casing design Jony Ive third party, you may want to budget more money. Buying a new casing and use it on your iPhone much better.

5. Clean your photos and videos

The downside of a camera like the iPhone is a high-quality image capture of fast hard drives meet. So, diligent back up photos and videos, as well as remove them from your iPhone is a must, especially video, because video takes up a lot of space.

6. Turn off the ‘Background App Refresh’

If you frequently open many applications and do not close it again, the applications that might still be running, even if you do not use them. While you can close them one by one, the better you disable the “Background App Refresh,” which you can find in the general settings.

However, allowing a number of specific applications running in the background, such as Google Maps or Spotify, is also very useful. Disabling the application refreshment is not too make a big difference, but for the old iPhone, it’s worth a try.

7. Delete the old text messages

Although not exactly the same as removing and reinstalling an app, you can delete old text messages, which take up a large amount of storage space on your iPhone. If you do not want to do this yourself, you can also set the text message on your iPhone is removed after 30 days.

8. Restore

If you’ve tried everything, but keep your old phone does not increase quickly, maybe you should consider to restore it to its factory settings (factory reset, restore). Restore is likely to eliminate most of the complaints that you feel when you use your iPhone.

This step will really clean up, remove and reset the hard drive and RAM of your iPhone. However, please note, this step will not improve battery life.

9. Updating to iOS 9

Many users have reported that the IOS 9 newly released 16 of September, optimized for the iPhone older, and the size of 1.3GB file update to IOS 9 with 4.5 GB for iOS 8 necessarily indicate that the report was true.

In addition to freeing up more space, the new IOS also added features such as low power mode that saves battery power. In addition, the operating system also features ad-blocking (ads-blocking) that inhibits surfing speed, plus the ability to ensure application duplicates are combined into one.

Of course, there are still a number of uncertainties about the update older devices, especially devices as old as the iPhone 4S. If your phone is working properly, you may not need to perform this update.