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my iPod touch 4g is very slow

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9alvaro7 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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May 2, 2012 10:59 AM

My iPod touch 4g is very slow

How can i make it faster?

iPod touch (4th generation), iOS 5.1, 32 gb
  • mcbuffy Level 4 Level 4 (1,050 points)
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    May 2, 2012 11:15 AM (in response to 9alvaro7)



    If it is slower than the first days you used it you should restore it.

    You can read the Restoring your iOS device section on this page :


    Hope this will help.

  • James5wins Level 2 Level 2 (320 points)
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    May 2, 2012 11:36 AM (in response to 9alvaro7)

    just to add with mcbuffy,

    >double push "Home"

    -screen @ bottom will pop up

    >tab on any icon showing and hold for a few secs.

    >hit the delete mark to end that program


    to help you save some memory for your other apps.


    but if its really slow like very slow to switch to your other screen with others app, then ya, i would restore it.


    if you have Jailbroken your Device which means voiding protection plan/etc. , that can also due to the slowness.

  • BrandonThomas97 Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Jun 29, 2012 4:43 AM (in response to 9alvaro7)

    That depends. If your device is jailbroken that that is whats causing it to be slow. If not, restore your ipod to iOS 5.1.1 and try not to overload it with apps and games.

  • TheIPadMacAdvisor Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Nov 6, 2012 7:55 PM (in response to 9alvaro7)

    so the best you can do if you had jailbroken your ipod touch 4g

    (or every ipod) is to restore it and if you open any app and you don't use it then push the homebutton twice and in the lower part of your screen will be a list of opend apps. if there are any apps opend then press and hold the any app a few secs until they are shaking then you see a red close butten hit it to kill the task.

    Do it everyday to and your ipod will become faster then now

    by the way: If you don't use your ipod as an alarm clock then shut it down to safe more energy and do not charge it to much like oh battery is almoust empty but its only about 50%
    if you charge it in the morning for about 2 hours OK but not here a bit there a bit ==> this will kill the batterylife

    my ipod touch 4g is killed by this way i tried it out and its true

    now i have the ipod touch 5th gen and the ipad mini and 4th gen

    I hope my language is ok so you can understand it i often write some rubbish stences

  • ishi93 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Mar 30, 2014 9:52 AM (in response to 9alvaro7)

    my ipod touch is really slow i tried restore and i kill the apps that are on like everyday yet it is slow any helpfull ideas for that in the 4g ipod


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