You might be asking yourself why your smartphone is so slow. It might be time to reset your iPhone by clearing the RAM. iPhone's processing takes place in the RAM, which stands for Random Access Memory. The number of various activities you do at once affects the memory on the iPhone, and as a result of that the iPhone gets slow.
So, what difference does it make by clearing the RAM? and the most important question is, how do we clear the RAM? To make it perform faster, doing a RAM reset always works, and clearing up the RAM allows an iPhone to free up the processing which needn't to be done at the moment. Nothing on the surface appears to be changed by clearing up the RAM on your device, but you will feel the difference when you use it. This is considered to be one of the best ways to speed up your iPhone. This trick works on any iPhone model including the older models like the iPhone 6 to the latest models like iPhone 11. Here's how you can clear up the RAM on your phone to make it fast
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What Does Clearing RAM Do on iPhone?
Clearing up the RAM should give it a boost if your phone is really slow. It's one of the tricks which we rarely talk about. Clearing up the RAM is cleaning up all the unnecessary information so that we can free up the memory on our iPhone. Your iPhone is free to run faster with less information to process. It's just like sweeping cobwebs from a closet.
What iPhone Do I Have?
You need to know the generation of the iPhone you use to learn how to free up the RAM on your iPhone. If you've no idea about the phone you use. Don't worry we've got it all covered for you in the article iPhone generations. Just figure out the kind of phone you use and follow the steps given below. It's that easy.
How to Clear RAM on iPhone 7, 7 Plus, SE, 6s 6s Plus, 6, 6 Plus & older
- Hold down the Sleep button.
- Let go of the sleep button, When slide to power off appears
- Hold down your Home button.
Your screen will flicker blank after a few seconds and return to the home screen, which means you've cleared up the RAM on your iPhone. I'm not sure why but some users had trouble with this.
One user suggested to turn Siri off it pops up when you hold down the home button, and turn Siri on when you're done clearing the RAM. This should be smooth and easy to do. You'll instantly feel the difference between the sluggish phone you used and the difference after you cleared up the RAM. It'll be faster than before.
How to Clear RAM on iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, XS, XS Max, XR, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max)
You will need to turn on the Assistive touch. Open the Settings app > tap Accessibility > tap Touch > tap AssistiveTouch, toggle AssistiveTouch on. A gray and white-colored button will appear on the screen.
- Go to your settings app and tap general.
- Tap shut down by scrolling to the bottom of the general menu.
- The screen telling you to slide to power off with a Cancel button at the bottom should pop up.
- Tap the Assistive Touch Button and hold the home button till your iPhone flashes and returns back to the Home screen.
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