1. Chairman Honeycrisp's Avatar
    The original mini works quite well with 8.1, however, I still felt the need to turn on Reduce Transparency and Motion. It's also partly a visual preference, I liked the fade animation enough to turn it on my mini 2.
    10-25-2014 10:53 PM
  2. jlb21's Avatar
    .......The only app that seems sluggish is Facebook. Everything else seems to run fine. .......
    I can't remember a time when the FB apps were ever NOT sluggish......
    robertk328 likes this.
    11-10-2014 12:29 PM
  3. ewheeler1's Avatar
    I installed iOS 8 to my original iPad mini and later installed 8.1.1. It is still noticeably slower, apps continuously crash, and web pages continue to crash in Safari. I tried several times doing a restore both from cloud backups and iTunes backups. Still no help. Any suggestions?
    12-03-2014 11:23 AM
  4. bcopeland97's Avatar
    Still on iOS 7.1.2
    12-19-2014 08:10 PM
  5. widdlewade's Avatar
    Yes, I went from 7 to 8.3. (On the ioriginal iPad mini)now I can't plug into my PC to synch.i was hoping it would be a smooth transition. call me a philistine, but I hate using the cloud.
    04-26-2015 11:34 PM
  6. cwilliams706's Avatar
    I have iOS 8 installed on mine and it operates just fine. I notice decreases in performance if I have a few apps open in the background, but we have to consider it's an A5 processor.
    04-29-2015 05:59 PM
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