iPhone iOS 8.3 - Bad performance?

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by robertkarlsen, Apr 19, 2015.

  1. robertkarlsen macrumors 6502


    Aug 13, 2011
    Upper West Side, NYC
    My iPhone 6 Plus is laggy as hell. All the time. Even after clean restore without backup. My iP6+ feels line an iPhone 3GS.

    Anyone else having performing issuess on iOS 8.3?
  2. ardchoille50 macrumors 68020

    Feb 6, 2014
    My iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 are both updated and both are snappy. Being that we are creatures of habit, do you think maybe your issue stems from something you're doing? Could you outline your iPhone management routine? Someone might be able to help if we had more info.
  3. bikermahn macrumors newbie

    Feb 25, 2015
    I had this with 8.2 on my 6p. I had to factory reset it and spend a day setting it up as it was before. It's very fast still with 8.3 update.
  4. JohnCrichton macrumors member


    Dec 27, 2014
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Same here on my iPhone 6 plus. New our worsend problems on ios 8.3:
    -safari's "loading bar" stuck on 1/7 of its length. And sometimes stops loading and I have to reload safari to process the webpage. Safari in general is slow as always.
    -lots of stutters in the multitasking view. The happens on a regular basis and with both animations and transparency turned off!
    -Swype accessible but not giving any text in the text box.
    I don't know starting to give up on ios....
  5. happosai macrumors member


    Oct 31, 2007
    Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
    ^^ Since I updated to iOS8.3 I always got this NO SIM. This never happened on iOS8.2 Also the OS itself ramdomly crash. Sometimes while listening to music, while using endomondo, etc.
  6. sunking101 macrumors 603


    Sep 19, 2013
    Quite the opposite. My 6+ runs the best it ever has done on 8.3, and by a country mile. There are still issues of course but I wouldn't swap 8.3 for any other iteration of iOS8. It's way better.


    I've had all of those problems with every version of iOS8, and the Safari hanging whilst loading webpages issue has been present since iOS4 and with three different versions of the iPhone for me.
    iOS8 is still full of bugs, but 8.3 is head and shoulders above previous versions released since last September.
  7. TL24 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 20, 2011
    Must be something with your phone and with what you've got installed. 8.3 on my 6 Plus is way better than it was on 8.2 and 8.2 wasn't all that bad either.
  8. Bhs1975 macrumors 6502

    Oct 30, 2012
  9. TitanTiger macrumors 6502

    Jun 8, 2009
    Nope. Doing great. And I finally upgraded my iPad 3 to iOS 8 with the release of 8.3. Much better than my last attempt on 8.0 when I restored back to 7.x because of lag.

    Not sure what's going on with yours.
  10. PNutts macrumors 601


    Jul 24, 2008
    Pacific Northwest, US
    No problems here with 8.3.

    Folks need to keep in mind apps and iOS are two different things. If you can't reproduce the problem with a new install and no third-party apps then your problem is probably not iOS. ;)
  11. Rhonindk macrumors 68030


    My 6+ seems about the same from an OS speed perspective BUT my iPad Mini 2 has a definite home screen lag/stutter and other OS operations are a hit/miss.
  12. I7guy macrumors G5

    Nov 30, 2013
    Looking at Central Park@550 feet
    Did you try turning off transparency and animations to see if there is a difference?
  13. Rhonindk, Apr 21, 2015
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2015

    Rhonindk macrumors 68030


    Yep -done all that "speed" stuff on both. :confused:

    Side note: My wife's iPad 4 does show this issue to a lesser degree but her iPad 3 is worse than my Mini. This makes me think it is not a specific device fault.
  14. kwokaaron macrumors 6502a


    Sep 20, 2013
    Definitely not specific to your device. My iPhone runs much better than my iPad, which is kind of ironic since my iPad is newer.
  15. XTheLancerX macrumors 68000


    Aug 20, 2014
    NY, USA
    8.3 hasn't changed anything for me performance wise on either my iPad mini 2 or iPhone 6. Very disappointing to me as many said it "Breathed life" into their device. 8.2 changed very little as well. iOS 8 as a whole is a huge hellstew of bugs and performance issues (mostly on iPad) still, let's face it people.

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