iOS 12 Slow on iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6/6s/6 Plus? Here’s the fix

Many Apple users have a complaint that iOS 12 slow on their iPhone. They are searching the way to speed up their iPhone. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Fix 1: Turn off “Background App Refresh”

  1. Go Settings->General->Background App refresh.
  2. Tap “Background App Refresh”.
  3. There you can see three options. Select “Off”.

Fix 2: Force Restart
iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  • Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  • Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  • Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Fix 3: Disable Bluetooth
Turn off Bluetooth when your phone is not connected to any other Bluetooth enabled devices/accessories.

  1. Go to Settings->Bluetooth.
  2. Make sure that Bluetooth is turned off.

Fix 4: Check For Software Update

  1. Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Open Settings->General->Software Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.

Fix 5: Check the storage
Full storage may make your iPhone slow down. One of the iPhone users said that this solution solved this issue perfectly.

  1. Delete all unwanted third-party apps.
  2. Check the storage. If storage is full, free up space.

Fix 6: Force close apps
Force close the apps each time after using the iPhone. It will close the apps that are running in the background.
iPhone 8, 7, 6, & 5

  1. Press the Home Button twice. You can see recently closed apps.
  2. Swipe all the apps up to close them.

iPhone X

  1. Swipe the screen up from the Home screen. You can see recently closed apps.
  2. Press and hold the app firmly. Tap ‘-’ symbol in the red circle at the left upper corner of the app (OR) after seeing ‘-’ symbol in the red circle, swipe all the apps up to close them.

Fix 7: Enable Reduce Motion
Turning on reduce motion will change or disable certain screen effects such as screen transition, parallax, and animation effects. Because these effects may slow down your phone.

  1. Go to Settings->General->Accessibility.
  2. Tap “Reduce Motion”.
  3. Enable “Reduce Motion”.

Fix 8: Reset All Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter your passcode and restrictions passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  5. Again tap “Reset all Settings” to confirm.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Fix 9: Factory Reset
Before reset your iPhone to Factory Settings, back up your device. Because this action will Erase all data from your device.
To back up your device,

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Launch Settings->Apple ID (your name)->iCloud->iCloud Backup.
  3. Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on. Tap “Back Up Now”.

Factory Reset/Restore

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Erase All Contents and Settings”.
  3. A pop-up box will appear with three options: Finish Uploading Then Erase, Erase Now, and Cancel.
  4. If you want to backup your device, tap “Finish Uploading Then Erase”.
  5. If you have already taken a Backup, tap “Erase Now”.
  6. Wait until the process is finished.

Other Solutions:

  1. Disable Wi-Fi and Cellular Data when not necessary.
  2. This problem is common when you update your iPhone. So wait for 1 or 2 weeks. It will work normally. If it doesn’t work well, take a step to make it speed.
  3. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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