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IOS 6 vs IOS 7 on iPad 3

by jiml / October 4, 2013 10:48 PM PDT

Is there a way to go back to IOS 6 after I have updated to IOS 7? It has slowed my iPad down considerably. For example maps have slowed considerably. I have 5GB of free mem left. IOS 7 is fine but not at the price of performance. I have tried several things, but is still unacceptable.

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From what I have read,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 4, 2013 11:18 PM PDT

there is no way to go back to iOS6

You could try a factory restore but I suspect that it will just load iOS7 because that is what is stored on your computer


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Reduce the number of apps you have open
by Pepe7 / October 7, 2013 2:41 AM PDT

Also, turn off as many as notifications as possible for various apps. That does wonders IME when you upgrade from 6 to 7 on various iPads.

In addition to a factory restore, you can also 'reset all network settings'. Sometimes that can be glitchy on iOS IME and O.

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