7 Ways to Speed up your Slow iPad

by james thomsan blogger

A slow device irritates everyone. If your iPad is also getting slow, then there may be a number of reasons behind this. If you’re also frustrated with your slow iPad, then here are some effective methods you can try to speed up your slow iPad.

Let’s explore the ways to speed up your slow iPad

Things you can do to fix a slow iPad

•    Restart your iPad.

•    Upgrade iOS of iPad.

•    Remove unnecessary Apps.

•    Disable Background Refresh.

•    Disable Location Services.

•    Disable Notifications.

•    Restore your iPad.

Way 1: Restart your iPad

1.    Click & hold the ‘Power button’ of your iPad. In mostly iPad power button is on the left side.

2.    Tap the ‘Power icon’ appearing on the iPad screen.

3.    And drag ‘Power icon’ to the right across the bar. Doing this will turn off your iPad.

4.    Now, click & hold the ‘Power button’ again until Apple’s logo appears on the screen. Release the button when it looks.

Doing this will restart your slow iPad and may fix your slow iPad.

Way 2: Upgrade iOS of iPad

1.    Go to ‘Settings’ of your iPad.

2.    Go to ‘General’.

3.    Tap on ‘Software Update’ under “About” section. If there is an update is available for your iPad, then ‘Download and Install’ button will appear on the software update screen.

4.    Hit ‘Download and Install’.

5.    Type your iPad’s passcode when asked.

6.    Hit ‘Agree’ option at the bottom-right corner of the pop-up window.

7.    ‘Agree’ to the confirming message.

iOS of your iPad will start updating, and this will take only some time to complete.

Way 3: Remove unnecessary Apps

There are different methods for removing an app you can use any of them.

1.    Open your iPad’s ‘Homescreen’.

2.    Touch the icon of the unnecessary app and hold it until the app’s icon start moving.

3.    Now, tap on ‘X’ button to delete the app.

4.    Repeat to delete more unnecessary apps.

5.    Press the ‘Home’ button when finished.

Way 4: Disable Background Refresh

1.    Go to ‘Settings’ of your iPad.

2.    Go to ‘General’.

3.    Open ‘Background App Refresh’. It is at the middle of the General settings screen.

4.    Again tap on ‘Background App Refresh’ option.

5.    Turn off the ‘Switch’ to disable background refresh for all apps.

6.    Turn off the ‘Switch of an individual’ apps to disable background refresh for that particular app.

Way 5: Disable Location Services

1.    Go to ‘Settings’ of your iPad.

2.    Go to ‘Privacy’.

3.    Select ‘Location Services’.

4.    Turn off the ‘Switch’ of Location Services to disable location services.

5.    To disable location service for a particular app,

•    Open the ‘App’ from the location services screen.

•    Choose ‘Never’ or ‘While Using’.

Disabling location services will improve your iPad’s performance plus battery life also.

Way 6: Disable Notifications

1.    Go to ‘Settings’ of your iPad.

2.    Open ‘Notification’.

3.    Tap on ‘Show Previews’ box at the top.

4.    Select ‘Never’ to disable Notifications of every app.

5.    To disable notifications of a particular app,

•    Open the app from the Notifications list.

•    And turn off the ‘Switch’.

Way 7: Restore your iPad

Restore your iPad when the above methods are unable to improve your iPad’s performance. Restoring will erase all the data of your iPad, and this can’t be undone. So before restoring, it is better to take backup of your iPad.

1.    Go to ‘Settings’ of your iPad.

2.    Tap on your ‘Apple ID profile’.

3.    Touch on ‘iCloud’.

4.    Turn on the ‘Switch’ of the app to select it for backup.

5.    Touch on ‘iCloud Backup’.

6.    Hit ‘Backup Now’ button and wait to complete.

7.    Now, Return to the ‘Settings’ of your iPad.

8.    Open ‘General ‘settings.

9.    Go to ‘Reset’. It is near the bottom of the menu.

10.    Tap on ‘Erase All Content and Settings’ option.

11.    Type your ‘iPad’s Passcode’.

12.    Touch on red colour ‘Erase iPad’ in the popup screen. Doing this will start resetting your iPad and erase all the data from it. After completion of this, turn on your iPad and Restore Backup from iCloud.

Roger Frost is a self-professed security expert; He has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at


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