In this guide, we will show you a nifty workaround to fix the stutter and lags on iOS 17. The latest OS build has recently been told out by Apple and so has been a plethora of intriguing features. On the flip side though, it isn’t free from its fair share of bugs either. In this regard, issues with Contact Posters, iMessage Search, Reminders, and Sleep Focus have given quite a tough time to the end users. Unfortunately, this isn’t the end of the road.
Numerous users have also voiced their concern that they are witnessing a relatively higher degree of stutter and lag on their iPhones after updating to the latest iOS 17 build. Two of the most prominent locations where it tends to happen include scrolling between the pages on the home screen and the swipe down to check the notification center.
It’s really astonishing to note that users are having to deal with such issues on such high-end flagships because after spending such an astronomical amount of money, a poor usage experience is probably the last thing that would want to have, even though the OS side likely to blame instead of the hardware. On the fortunate side, there does exist a nifty workaround that might help you rectify this issue. So without further ado, let’s check it out.
Fix Stutter and Lag on iOS 17
As surprising as it may sound, the culprit behind this issue is the search bar on the Home Screen. So all you need to do is simply disable it from Settings > Home Screen & App Library and disable the toggle next to Show on Home Screen. While this will remove the search bar, but you can still swipe down to search, and more importantly, the stutter and lags on iOS 17 would be rectified. So it is definitely worth a trade-off.
On that note, we round off this guide. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.
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