How to clear your iPhone XS or iPhone XR's RAM

The iPhone XS doesn't have a home button... so how do we do that RAM cleaning trick we used to do before?
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16 Comments

1. el33t626

Posts: 28; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

So adding a home button and shutting down the phone, clears the RAM O_O ?..Did I miss something. Just keep swiping up on my apps to close and clear ram is how i do it.

4. paul.k

Posts: 293; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

I am guessing a bunch of sentences in paragraphs that are not in headline text and are not pictures.

7. KingSam

Posts: 1425; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

This is like force closing all apps to free their resources from Ram. Could help with a buggy app or something.

2. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

The only time my phone needs to shutdown was after updating. My phone is fast enough so I don’t need to clear ram. Its not android! Duh!!!

5. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Sometimes apps act up so it helps every now and then.

11. drunkenjay

Posts: 1657; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

actually no. if i dont clear the ram on the iphone xs max, it does stutter after a while

3. Budhainthemood

Posts: 79; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Preslav, this is not Handroid:)))

6. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

This is helpful, thank you!

8. yonith

Posts: 226; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

This is idiotic. Just swip all of the apps away and reboot. Smh.

9. Cat97

Posts: 1858; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Open the phone with a suction cup, then use a damp cloth.

14. worldpeace

Posts: 3127; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Then rinse under running water.

10. Nionx

Posts: 196; Member since: Oct 30, 2017

Virtual floating button is nice.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

On the Note 9, there's 2 steps. 1. Device maintenance, 2. Optimize and done. C'mon Apple.

13. almostdone

Posts: 438; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Two touches on most android phones. This such a stupid process.

15. KonaStang4.6

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

well, you used to be able to press the power button and then hold down the home button until the screen cleared. two. steps.

16. KonaStang4.6

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

well, you used to be able to press the power button and then hold down the home button until the screen cleared. two. steps.
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