iOS Device Tips
ArtRage is a processor intensive app that does a lot of work behind the scenes to generate realistic paint effects. This means that it is sensitive to situations where your iPad is using processor time on other tasks. In addition, if the OS detects that memory is low when you are using an app it may shut that app down without warning.
If you are experiencing any speed issues or crashing when using ArtRage for iPad or iPhone, it may help to clear out any parked applications and reboot your device (all versions).
How To Close Parked Apps:
Applications that you have run previously will not be automatically closed when you quit them, instead they are ‘parked’ in the background. Rebooting your device does not close these apps for you. While most apps should sit in the background without using too many system resources, it can help to close them if you are experiencing speed or crashing issues.
Here’s how you do it:
1. Double tap the Home button on the iPad/iPhone. This brings up the list of parked applications which scrolls from right to left.
2. To close an application, tap and drag upwards on its screen preview to drag the screen off the top. When the screen vanishes off the top, the app has been closed.
3. Repeat this process to close all applications then tap the small ‘home screen’ preview to return to the home screen.
iOS 6 and earlier
1. Double tap the Home button on the iPad/iPhone. This brings up the Parked Apps bar with all of the currently ‘parked’ apps listed.
4. Press the Home button twice to return to the normal home screen.
Rebooting the iPad/iPhone
- Press and hold down the Home and Power buttons.
- Keep holding them until the device shuts down (ignore the Power Off slider and keep holding the buttons, the device will shut down a couple of seconds later).
Note: Release the Home button as soon as the device powers down, as holding down the home button during reboot if you have a USB cable plugged in to your iPad causes it to go in to recovery mode.
- Press and hold the Power button until the device starts to reboot.
This clears out the device memory and gives applications a more stable base to run from.