A harmless glitch in iOS, discovered first by Reddit user vista980622 (via Tech Insider) makes your iPhone feel like it’s working much faster than usual. The glitch basically disables animation effects you see when opening and closing your apps.
Though you can manually limit the iPhone’s animations by switching on ‘Reduce Motion’ in Accessibility settings, that does not make any noticeable difference to your iPhone’s speed.
The glitch, on the other hand, completely removes all those iPhone animations which otherwise slow down the interactions between you and your device. Thus, the overall feel is that your iPhone is running a lot faster than it usually does with all those animations. Here’s how you can activate the glitch:
- Turn on AssistiveTouch.
- Go to home screen. Drag the white AssistiveTouch dot to bottom right corner.
- Pull down spotlight.
- Pull back up to dismiss Spotlight.
- Repeat step 3-4 for 20 times (exact number of times varies a little from device to device).
- Enjoy a system with no SpringBoard animation.
Check out the video below (via 9to5Mac) for a better idea: