Top 5 Ways to Speed Up iPhone 6 after iOS 11 Update

Is iOS 11 slowing down your iPhone 6 after you download and install the update? Many social media users think so, causing Apple's new iOS release to trend on Twitter. A lot People on Twitter have been advising others not to update to the latest iOS beta 3/2/1 as they have experienced slowness. If you have also went through the sluggish loading to “bricking”, you can follow the tips below to fix slow iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus after updating to iOS 11.

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1. Clear Your Browsing History

The browsing history of safari doesn't only keep track of where you've been and when, it also stores cached pages and cookies from your browsing. Those caching pages can help you load up some pages more quickly, but racking up enough data could also slow your iPhone down. Clearing it every now and then can provide a small boost.

To speed up iPhone 6 after iOS 11 update, just go to Settings >> Safari >>Clear History and Website Data.


2. Disable Background App Refresh

Background App Refresh uses system resources to maintain apps in the background, disabling this feature means some apps may be slower to spring to life when loaded back up, but can improve performance.

All you need to do is go to Settings >>General>>Background App Refresh.


Then you can turn the feature off completely, or just ones that you don’t need.

3. Clear Up Some Space

Clearing out files is an easy way to speed up your desktop computer? and getting rid of some of the apps and associated data taking up space on your phone can streamline it, possibly improving battery.

To see what apps are taking up the most space, head to Settings >> General >>Storage & iCloud Usage>>Manage Storage. Simply deleting and reinstalling them can free up a load of cached data.

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Another way of clearing space is to delete all those old photos, once you've backed them up.

4. Reset Your iPhone to Factory Settings

Your iPhone 6 can also become slower with incorrect settings. In some cases, your device settings are corrupted after downloading updates. As a result, your device starts to perform very slow or worst, not responding at all. The easy solution to slow iPhone performance is to reset all settings on your iPhone.

To do so, go to Settings >> General >>Reset>> Reset All Settings >>Enter Your Passcode.

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Now, wait for the iPhone to restart.

5. All Else Fails? Try to Use Tenorshare iCareFone Cleaner

If all else fails perhaps it’s time to turn to a third-party software for help, I believe Tenorshare iCareFone is what you need. It is a powerful iPhone speed up and privacy protection assistant to greatly accelerate and better your iPhone’s performance.

Please download and install Tenorshare iCareFone on your computer, then launch it after installed successfully.

Connect your device to computer and select Speedup & Clean on the main interface.


Next, hit the Quick Scan button to start scanning.


When the scan completed. There are five types of files you can choose from to get them cleaned, they are Junk Files, Temp Files, Photos, Large Files and Apps respectively.


You can boost your slow iPhone 6 by removing junk/temp files, or losslessly compress photos and uninstall unwanted apps to achieve it.

Does your iPhone or iPad becomes incredibly slow after updating to the latest iOS 11 beta 3? Did the above solutions work to speed it up? Do you have any other suggestions or feedback on iPhone 6 boost after upgrade to iOS 11? Let us know in the comments below.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iOS 11 Update Follow @Jerry Cook