How To Fix Animation Lag On iOS 16.4 (Quick Fix!)

How To Fix Animation Lag On iOS 16.4

If you are experiencing animation lag issues on your iPhone that has the iOS 16.4 software running on it, there is a solution for you in this guide.

The iOS 16.4 is the latest software build for iPhones, though it has wonderful features there are still a few things wrong with it.

Issues like this have come up since its recent launch, for example, the weather app issue that was just fixed on the 4th of April, 2023.

Some users believe a lot more issues might emerge, we do not doubt that at all, till then let’s fix this issue of animation lag.

Why Is Animation Lagging on My iPhone?

When you are facing the animation lag issue on your iPhone that is running the iOS 16.4 software, you might notice that the device becomes slower or even stuttering.

Some users even complained that the lagging usually brings up the keyboard on the home screen page and that on some occasions opens a random app from the app drawer.

The reason behind this issue isn’t specific as it could be a result of a series of bugs joined together.

How to Fix Animation Lag on iOS 16.4

To fix the issue of animation lag on iOS 16.4, you will need to update it to the latest iOS software build.

At the moment of writing this, the latest iOS software build is iOS 16.5; however, it is a beta build which makes it less stable than the iOS 16.4 build but from our research, a lot of users haven’t complained of any bugs while using it.

Here is how to fix the animation lag issue on iPhone:

1. Enroll in the Apple Developer Program

The first thing you need to do is to enroll in the Apple Developer Program.

Doing this will give you fast access to new beta software by Apple technologies even before the general public.

To enroll, go to on your browser, and click on the dropdown menu in the top-left corner.

Next click on “Account”, there you will be asked to sign in using your Apple ID details.

2. Go to your iPhone settings

The next step will be to go to the Settings app on your iOS device, tap on “General” and then on “Software Update”’

After that tap on “Beta Updates” and select the iOS 16.5 Developer Beta.

3. Install the latest available update

After selecting the iOS 16.5 Developer Beta, you will need to follow the on-screen instructions to install it on your device.

Once you have installed it, the issue of animation lag, slow iPhone, keyboard appearing on the home screen, and random apps opening on their own should be fixed.


And those are the steps you can take to fix animation lag on iOS 16.4.

Although there have been rumors that Apple developers are already looking into the issue, no one is sure.

But this guide is the only way you can fix the issue for now till we get a permanent solution from Apple devs, and if they do we will update this guide accordingly.

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