iOS Memory Warning in UIViewController

Memory warning(above iOS6)

When memory is short and app is background, system calls didReceiveMemoryWarning of all UIViewController

- (void)didReceiveMemoryWarning {
  [super didReceiveMemoryWarning];   // Should call Super class method

  if (self.isViewLoaded && [self.view window] == nil) {
     // Remove notification receiver here
     // Release (mainly created by viewDidLoad) = nil;
     // contents view
     self.view = nil;

You don’t need to release weak property here.

How to test

We can simulate Memory Waring using simulator.
Menu > Hardware > Simulate Memory Warning

Set break point in -(void)didReceiveMemoryWarning
You can see behaviour of memory warning
Memory Warining