Last Updated: May 16, 2014
These steps help identify and resolve the underlying cause. After completing each step, test to see if the issue is fixed. If not, continue to the next step.
A soft reset deletes any temporary files that may be causing the issue.
Performance issues can arise when the device has low internal memory. Troubleshoot low memory issues.
Most widgets such as weather or clock widgets on your home screen automatically update.
If you have too many widgets updating and gathering information at the same time, the device's operating system and available memory may not perform at its best.
You can remove some widgets to help improve performance.
Some applications may freeze or slow your device's performance.
Some applications may require you to accept a variety of permissions that allow the application to control or modify your operating system.
If the performance issues began after you installed a particular application, try uninstalling it. See if the issue has resolved.
Note: To optimize device performance, be sure the device is running the most recent device software. Upgrade the device software.