New app switcher iOS 9 Beta 2

Which app switcher do u think looks better.

  • Original (iOS 9)

    Votes: 19 45.2%
  • Reduced Motion version (iOS 9.2B2)

    Votes: 9 21.4%
  • I didn't get iOS 9.2

    Votes: 14 33.3%

  • Total voters
    42

George Waseem

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I have noticed a big change in the app switcher (using reduced motion), it looks better and probably faster "Apple finally did it in the way it was supposed to be" , unfortunately u have to turn on reduce motion To activate the new switcher which is kinda annoying, I hope apple makes a setting option to choose between the motion reduced version and the graphic intensive version.
 

jess222

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Apr 13, 2010
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I usually have reduced motion turned on but turned it off to get the app switcher back to normal. Not sure it's worth it though, I'd rather not have all the motions on…
 

Paddle1

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May 1, 2013
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I've seen a lot of complaints from people using Reduce Motion (including it being slow), so it doesn't seem to be better in use.
 

stulaw11

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It's a beta, so they're testing something new. Doesn't mean itll stay that way.

I wish they'd add back badges to the app switcher to know which apps have notifications rather than tinker with different switchers for reduce motion. One thing that iOS9 did not carry over that it shouldve
 

Yun0

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Jun 12, 2013
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wow, reduce motion app switcher is garbage, just another reason to never use that feature, its always sucked in my eyes, neutering the device & making it look ugly for nothing
 

Radon87000

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Nov 29, 2013
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wow, reduce motion app switcher is garbage, just another reason to never use that feature, its always sucked in my eyes, neutering the device & making it look ugly for nothing
People are forced to use that feature.Its not outta choice
 

NJFP

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Feb 18, 2009
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Been playing with this since yesterday. I like the newer look and on my 6S+ there's no lag and no stutter. It's super fast. Tried it with a bunch of apps open, and with only a few. I would prefer if there could be the app icon above the app like when reduced motion is off, so you can see where your app is you're looking for. No real biggie though.
 

bushido

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Mar 26, 2008
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wow, reduce motion app switcher is garbage, just another reason to never use that feature, its always sucked in my eyes, neutering the device & making it look ugly for nothing
i actually cant use it without being turned on. the animations are way too slow on iOS. the fade in and out while switching between apps does my head in
 

C DM

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Oct 17, 2011
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wow, reduce motion app switcher is garbage, just another reason to never use that feature, its always sucked in my eyes, neutering the device & making it look ugly for nothing
Let's hope they make it work fine with that option. I really don't care for animations and have it enabled because of that, and it shouldn't make things work slower/worse.
 

ielessar

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Apr 29, 2015
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I havent tried iOS 9.2 or 9.2b2, but I hate the iOS 9 app switcher. It is just feels like apps are out of my control and too fast.
 

C DM

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Oct 17, 2011
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Thanks for the video but I don’t think this new task switcher is new in Beta 2. This have been the case even in iOS 9.0 where after turning on Reduce Motion it became flat cards.
But they don't work the same way. Look at how the app icons and names at the top left just change and don't move, while they do in iOS 9.1. Also in 9.1 and earlier the cards can be flicked and a few move with that motion until they slow down, while in the updated switcher you can only slide them over and essentially do it in a one by one manner from what I understand.