Just like most of my friends, I’m quite happy with iOS 10. The smart features like third-party app store in iMessage have impressed me a lot. What about you?

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The only problem which has been making my life difficult after updating to iOS 10 is the slow-moving of the OS. Really, it’s not running as fast as I would have liked.

Luckily, there are some handy tips that have clicked for me in expediting the latest iOS ecosystem on my iPhone. Would you like to try them out as well? Let’s go!

Tips to Speed up iOS 10 on Your Slow iPhone or iPad

Best Tips and Tricks to Speed Up iOS 10 iPhone/iPad

Force Reboot Your iOS Device

Force reboot your iPhone as it can help improve the speed of the OS.

To force reboot iPhone 7/7 Plus:

Step #1. Press and hold down the On/Off button on the right side on your iPhone 7.

Step #2. While still holding the On/Off button, press and hold the volume down button on the left side of your iPhone.

Step #3. Continue to hold both buttons as the screen turns off until the screen turns back on and displays the Apple logo. (Make sure to check out how to enter DFU Mode on iPhone 7/7 Plus.)

To Force Reboot Other iOS Devices

Just hold the Home button and on/off button at once for about ten seconds until Apple logo appears on the screen.

Disable Background App Refresh

Prevent apps from running in the background. It will not only help improve the battery life but also speed up your iPhone.

Step #1. Launch Settings app → General.

Step #2. Next, you have to tap on Background App Refresh.

tap on Background App Refresh

Step #3. Turn off the switch.

Turn off the switc on Background app Refresh

Turn on Reduce Transparency

Decrease the visual effects on your iOS device.

Step #1. Launch Settings → General.

Step #2. Tap on Accessibility.

Tap on Accessibility

Step #3. Next, you need to tap on Increase Contrast.

tap on Increase Contrast

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Step #4. Toggle on Reduce Transparency.

Toggle on Reduce Transparency

Turn Off Location Services

Make sure to disable Location Services when you don’t use it.

Step #1. Open Settings → Privacy.

Step #2. Tap on Location Services.

Tap on Location Services

Step #3. Toggle off the switch.

Toggle off the switch

Turn on Reduce Motion

Decrease the motion of user interface of your iPhone.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → General.

Step #2. Tap on Accessibility.

Step #3. Tap on Reduce Motion.

Tap on Reduce Motion

Step #4. Toggle it on.

Toggle it on Reduce Montion

Reset All Settings

Reset your device to factory settings as it can help you fix the issue.

Step #1. Open Settings → General.

Step #2. Tap on Reset → Tap on Reset All Settings.

Tap on Reset, Next Tap on Reset All Settings

Free Up Storage

Delete the unwanted apps as well as the photos which you no longer want on your device. Make sure to keep at least one GB of free storage on your iPhone.

If nothing works; Downgrade from iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.5

Have all the above-mentioned tips failed to speed up iOS 10 on your iPhone? You have the option to downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.5.

That’s done! I expect the above-mentioned tips to deliver the goods for you in speeding up iOS 10 on your iPhone. Do let us know your feedback in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.