How to Speed Up Your iPad Pro with 6 Basic Tips
[Last Updated: Nov.10th, 2015]
It reported that the latest generation of iPad - iPad Pro is equipped with 64-bit A9X processor, which makes this generation of iPad not only the biggest iPad but also the fastest - it can run at a speed of 2.25 GHz and 80% faster than all portable computers on the market.
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Knowing the above news, you probably think that you needn't do something to improve your iPad Pro speed performance since it has the most powerful processor A9X. But in fact, speeding up your iPad Pro is always an essential thing you should do regularly. Because, with apps and games downloading/running, setting changing or iOS operating system updating, one new iPad Pro could run more and more slowly than before, which is normal and also happens to iPhone/iPod touch.
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So, in this post, we offer you some basic tips to speed up iPad Pro in daily life so that you could have a better experience when using this new iOS device. And you are also suggested to read some related iPod Pro tips about how to transfer data and recover data on iPad Pro. Now let's start our tips.
Tip 1. Shut Down Unused Running-Apps (For Beginner)
Running apps and games will take up device memory source and slow down your iPad Pro. So closing unused apps you are running now could be useful for speeding up your sluggish iPad Pro. And shutting down running apps is extremely easy, what you should is just double-click "Home" button, hold on app(s) and slide up.
Tip 2. Delete/Update Outdated Apps
Old apps could run abnormally and make your iPad Pro slow if new iOS doesn't support them well. If you think the old apps are useful, just update them to the latest version. If you don't think so, just delete them. (Don't worry, you can download and reinstall them anytime for free if you need them - App store will keep them in your purchase list)
Tip 3. Clean Up Storage and Delete Junk Files
There's no doubt that most iPad Pro users will use this new generation big-screen Pad to watch videos and play games. With so many media files and apps downloading, even the 64GB/128GB storage of iPad Pro would be run out someday in the future. Of course, at the same time, the junk files, caches and cookies will be created, which may seriously slow down your device. So keeping your device clean and delete these junk files from your iPad seems necessary. Then how to clean your iPad Pro? Below, we offer some methods.
1. Delete unwanted apps and media files.
Apps, photos, videos and songs are always the top items that take up your iPad storage if you have checked you iPad storage usages by clicking into Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Storage > Manage Storage (Storage). So cleaning this kind of items could be useful for freeing up and speeding up your iPad Pro. However, before deleting, you'd better backup these media files by transferring them to another place in case of important files loss. iTunes and iCloud could be nice backup tools. In addition, you can also use our AnyTrans to easily transfer songs, photos, videos and other 15+ types of files from iPad to another place before deleting the large files on your iPad Pro.
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2. Clean up Safari/iMessages/Email
You can clean up caches/history of Safari and attachments of iMessages/Email to free up your iPad Pro.
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3. Remove junk files with PhoneClean help
It is a hard work to collect junk files/caches and manually delete them one by one. So you can use iOS cleaner tool - PhoneClean to get rid of junk files and unnecessary caches on your iPad Pro in 1 click.
Tip 4. Speed up iPad Pro by Adjusting "Settings"
Some iOS features, including Siri Suggestions, Transparency, Motion, Automatically App Downloads and so on, also use your iPad memory while enhancing the user experience. You are not suggested to speed up your iPad Pro by reducing iOS experience, but you can have a try to get out whether there are some unnecessary functions you can turn off on your device. And below are some items you can adjust to reduce the memory usage on your iPad Pro.
1. Background Apps Refresh
Setting > General > Background App Refresh > Turn off "Background App Refresh".
2. Siri Suggestions
Setting > General > Spotlight Search > Turn off "Siri Suggestions".
3. Reduce Transparency
Settings > General > Accessibility > Increase Contrast > Turn on "Reduce Transparency".
4. Reduce Motion
Settings > General > Accessibility > Reduce Motion > Turn on "Reduce Motion".
5. Automatic Downloads
Setting > App and iTunes Stores > Turn off automatically download Apps and Updates.
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Tip 5. Restart or Forth Restart iPad Pro
A fully restarting could clean up all temporary processes and make your iPad Pro run faster. And the process to restart your iPad Pro is pretty easy: just hold on Sleep button and slide to power off your iPad. After a while, turn on your iPad by pressing again the Sleep button.
Sometimes when your iPad Pro crashes and freezes, you may need a forth restart, hold on both Home and Sleep buttons at the same time for at least 10 seconds until the screen goes black and the Apple logo appears. Normally, you will find your iPad Pro goes well after a forth restarting.
Tip 6. Erase All Data/Settings and Restore iPad Pro
Restoring would be risk but effective, which will automatically remove almost all junks/caches on your device and speed up your iPad Pro. But before you erasing all data and settings, you'd better backup your iPad, no matter you are using iTunes, iCloud or AnyTrans.
To erase all data and settings, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. After erasing, you can set up your iPad Pro by restoring from iTunes or iCloud backup. Of course, you can set up as a new iPad Pro without restoring.