How to reduce motion on iPhone and Apple Watch

Animation effects on iOS and Apple Watch can make an interface look nice in some situations, but it can also annoy some users. If you have been using iPhone/Apple Watch and suffer from nausea and vertigo, you can enable a feature called Reduce Motion. Once enabled, it greatly limits the animations. And here’s how to enable the feature on iPhone and Apple Watch.

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How to reduce motion on the iPhone

Step 1: Delve into Settings on your iPhone.

Step 2: Tap on General > Accessibility.

Step 3: Tap on Reduce Motion, and then toggle to ON.

To turn off it, just repeat the same steps and toggle it OFF.

Now, you won’t see parallax effect, as well as animation and effects in certain apps.

How to reduce motion on the Apple Watch

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch.

Step 2: Tap on General > Accessibility.

Step 3: Tap on Reduce Motion, and then toggle it ON.

To turn off it, just repeat the same steps and toggle it OFF.

How to reduce motion using the Apple Watch app for iPhone

Step 1: Open the Watch app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Tap on General > Accessibility.

Step 3: Tap on Reduce Motion, and then toggle it ON.

To turn off it, just repeat the same steps and toggle it OFF.

From now on, all the app icons on your Apple Watch’s Home screen have become of the same size, making it a bit easy for you to interact with them.

It’s worth to be aware that Reduce Motion in iOS appears to make the devices feel faster, however, that effect isn’t especially noticeable on Apple Watch.

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