1. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    Does reduce motion makes your phone feels slow? Also people says that if ur phone is slow its better u turn on reduce motion to remove the lag in animations? Issit true? Hope to hear from u guys.
    10-04-2014 05:14 AM
  2. kataran's Avatar
    Animation will slow down older devices so I would suggest trying the Reduced setting and see if it helps you out. You can always turn it off if it doesn't make any difference
    10-04-2014 07:56 AM
  3. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    As in when i use the reduced motion i feel its so much slower to open foldrs in terms of animations. Do u use it?
    10-04-2014 08:29 PM
  4. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I have reduce motion enabled, but it does not make my iPhone 5 feel slower, in my opinion.
    10-04-2014 08:33 PM
  5. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    Oh okay. But does it really saves battery? Cause in my opinion it does for a bit, because if theres is motio the accelerometer will be working all the time when u tilt ur phone. So do u feel it does saves battery? Even a bit.
    10-04-2014 09:11 PM
  6. Rolandh's Avatar
    Animation will slow down older devices so I would suggest trying the Reduced setting and see if it helps you out. You can always turn it off if it doesn't make any difference
    I've got motion & animations enabled and it doesn't slow my 4S down and it's the oldest of the supported devices for iOS 8, also it never slowed my 4S down when using iOS 7.

    Roland
    10-05-2014 11:23 AM
  7. finn5975's Avatar
    Oh okay. But does it really saves battery? Cause in my opinion it does for a bit, because if theres is motio the accelerometer will be working all the time when u tilt ur phone. So do u feel it does saves battery? Even a bit.
    I have read in several articles that enabling reduce motion saves battery. I have no idea how much, and it would be a challenge to test it given all of the variables you would need to account for. I enabled it just in case it does save on battery, and because I prefer the much more subtle transitions it provides.
    10-05-2014 12:33 PM
  8. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    So should i turn on reduce motion on my 4S?
    10-05-2014 09:51 PM
  9. Rolandh's Avatar
    So should i turn on reduce motion on my 4S?
    It's really matter of personal preference as I've got it turned off and have not noticed any excessive battery drain other than what having Bluetooth switched on for my fitbit Flex creates, also having it switched off hasn't impacted the performance of my 4S.

    It really comes down to wether you like the animations e.t.c that having it switched off produces or if you like the iOS 6 lack of animations.

    Roland
    10-06-2014 04:14 AM
  10. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    Oh turning on reduce transparency does removes lag right? People have been saying this helps on older devices.
    10-06-2014 04:21 AM
  11. iDivergent's Avatar
    It makes your phone or other Apple iOS8 devices more fast but it's making it so ugly looking, all the animations are one of the biggest contributions to the iOS OS's .
    The reduce of animations reminds me to pure Android that i really hate.
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    10-06-2014 04:46 AM
  12. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    So u like ios animations?
    10-06-2014 10:02 AM
  13. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    The one without reduced motion?
    10-06-2014 10:02 AM
  14. iDivergent's Avatar
    The one without reduced motion?
    Yes the iOS8 animations are beautiful, you don't think so?
    10-06-2014 03:25 PM
  15. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    The performance in iphone 4s is slow. Do u guys feel so? In terms of animation. Should i turn on reducr e transparency?
    10-07-2014 09:27 PM
  16. MarkY3130's Avatar
    Yes the iOS8 animations are beautiful, you don't think so?
    I turned off the animations soon after iOS 7 was downloaded and only turned them back on yesterday to give them a go again, after reading this thread. It's been 20 hours or so and I just can't take it. Turned those animations back off and don't plan to turn them on again. Who knows, maybe I'll like iOS 9 animations better someday.

    Glad we were given the option to turn them off.
    10-08-2014 12:02 AM
  17. rayz336's Avatar
    I turned off the animations soon after iOS 7 was downloaded and only turned them back on yesterday to give them a go again, after reading this thread. It's been 20 hours or so and I just can't take it. Turned those animations back off and don't plan to turn them on again. Who knows, maybe I'll like iOS 9 animations better someday.

    Glad we were given the option to turn them off.
    I'm glad we are given the option as well. I'm not a fan of animations
    10-08-2014 12:29 AM
  18. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    So u guys prefered to turn on reduce motion?
    10-08-2014 01:28 AM
  19. iDivergent's Avatar
    So u guys prefered to turn on reduce motion?
    Not me
    10-08-2014 02:57 AM
  20. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    So having animations on iphone 4s in ios 8 does not make the phone slow?
    10-09-2014 09:37 AM
  21. Brandonlowsklow's Avatar
    Do u guys turn on reduce transparency?
    10-09-2014 09:37 AM
  22. jburke82's Avatar
    I have reduce motion on, but have not touched reduce transparency.

    I think the animations are cool looking, but I don't need that to happen all the time. Every now and then I will switch it off, but 99% of the time I have it on.
    10-09-2014 09:57 AM
  23. acerace113's Avatar
    I have reduced motion on but I have reduce transparency off on my 5S and my 5th gen iPod touch


    Sent from my Surface 2 using Tapatalk
    10-09-2014 10:18 AM
  24. iDivergent's Avatar
    So having animations on iphone 4s in ios 8 does not make the phone slow?
    My iPod 5G is a bit slower with animations enabled so it's the same with iPhone 4S i guess since it has similair hardware.
    The difference in speed is really tiny so you won't really have issues with that probably.
    10-09-2014 11:55 AM
  25. austriak's Avatar
    I don't like reduce motion. I wish I could turn off the parallax effect without turning off all the other animations.
    10-09-2014 12:40 PM
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