How to Clear iPhone and iPad RAM Memory

For smartphone users, clearing data, documents, history, cache, storage etc. is quite essential. To ensure smooth functioning of your iPhone or iPad, you need to perform all these tasks at regular intervals.

Regular spring-cleaning of your iOS devices remove the unnecessary stuff that occupies space on your iPhone or iPad. I regularly perform such actions like remove other dataclearing documents and data, clear iMessage cache, clearing iCloud storage, clearing Safari browsing history, cleaning Spotlight search history etc.

While I was toying with my iPhone, I got to know one more thing. I can now clear iPhone RAM memory very easily. You may argue that anybody can do this by just swiping up the background apps. But there is one more interesting way to clear RAM on your iPhone.

This method is as easy as ABC, and therefore, it doesn’t take much of your time. Follow a few simple steps I have mentioned below and Bob is your uncle!

How to Clear iPhone and iPad RAM Memory

This workaround works on almost all iPhones; so if you are still using iPhone 5 and other old devices, you can perform this action.

Step #1: First off, hold your iPhone in your hands or simply place it on a flat desk.

Step #2: Now, come to the Home screen of your phone; and then press and hold the power button for a few seconds.

Step #3: You will see a ‘slide to power off’ screen on your phone.

No, you don’t need to shut down your device.

Press and Hold Power Button on iPhone to Clear Ram

Step #4: Next, hold down the Home button for long (until you see the Home screen on your phone).

This is done! Now, your iPhone RAM is reset; this method will wipe out the RAM on your iOS device.

Once it is done, you can check the effect of this action. Simply, double tap on the Home button and bring up the app switcher. Now, tap on any app that was running in the background. You can see that the app will start getting refreshed and new data will appear on the app. Basically, it will reload the app which you have been using before performing this action.


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Many iPhone and iPad users frequently complain of their devices acting slow or acting weird; in this situation, the above information can certainly help them. If you have tried every other solution, you should give it a shot and check the results. This workaround clears RAM on iOS 10 device and probably solves the petty issues slow performance of your iOS device.

Following this method, you don’t need to worry even if you have left the apps running in the background. Once you clear RAM on iPhone 7 or any other iPhone, forget about the force closing of background apps.

You can also clear RAM on iPhone SE and other devices like iPad. Just make sure that you don’t slide over the button to turn off your device; keep in mind that you have to clear RAM on iPhone iOS 10.

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