How to speed up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch's interface and animations [jailbreak]

How to speed up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch's interface and animations [jailbreak]
Apple may pride itself over iOS - a very well optimized operating system - but its weighty animations can sure use a speed-up! Especially if you're still sporting the good old iPhone 4S or an iPad 2 - both pretty nice devices you can score for cheap nowadays. Thankfully, rogue iOS developers are no less productive than their Android counterparts over at the XDA board, pumping a truckload of tweaks inside the Cydia store on a daily basis! 

One that caught our eye is Speed Intensifier, a jailbreak app which lets you tweak iOS 6, 7, and 8's animations until you get the best ratio of speed and smoothness... or just disable everything and watch your iDevice breeze through stiff, disciplined menus. We'll show you how it works - just get your device jailbroken before you proceed.

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14 Comments

11. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Why would you need this if the UI is already so perfect and smooth? Also, if you need a jailbreak for this, that is even worse. You have to trash the device to fix it. lol

12. tedkord

Posts: 17043; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Those animations are the speed they are for a reason - to cover up the application load time. Speed them up, and see the lag.

13. bucky

Posts: 3771; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Lol you try so hard to push ios into the android lag group. Come on now...

14. ikenvape

Posts: 305; Member since: May 28, 2014

I wish there was a way you can just access developer options and check the speed you want. Oh well, suppose we just live in an innovative world.

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