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Keyboard Lag in iOS 11, How to Fix?

February 26, 2018 03:22 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iOS 11 Problems and Fixes
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Many users reported that they are facing lag and typing delays on keyboard in iOS 11. This issue is not only appeared in one app but it’s reported in a lot of apps including safari browser, Facebook, Message etc. If you have the similar issue, then you are in the right place. Here we have 4 solutions for this keyboard lag issue of iOS 11.3/11.2.5/11.2.2/11.

1.Perform a Force Restart

The easiest way to fix iOS 11 keyboard slowness, delays or lagging when typing is perform a force restart. You just need to:

For iPhone 6S or lower, press Home and Power at the same time until you see the Apple logo.

For iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: Press and hold both the Side and Volume Down buttons for at least 10 seconds until you see the Apple logo.

On an iPhone X or iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus: Press and quickly release the Volume Up button. Then press and quickly release the Volume Down button. Finally, press and hold the Side button until the Apple logo appears.

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2.Reset the Keyboard Dictionary

According to some reports, iOS 11 dictionary conflicts with the iOS 10 dictionary and its custom settings. So you can entirely reset keyboard dictionary to fix iPhone lay in keyboard iOS 11, which requires the following steps to do it.

Head over to Settings >> General >> Reset >> Reset Keyboard Dictionary

Then enter your passcode and tap on Reset Dictionary.

reset dictionary

3.Disable Predictive Keyboard

Predictive typing is the feature that enables the keyboard predict the currently typing and next words, if you have enabled this feature, then you may have the keyboard sluggish issue on your iOS 11 iPhone. You can disable the predictive keyboard to have the iPhone keyboard lagging fixed. Now just perform the following steps:

Go to Settings >> General >> Keyboard. Scroll down and you will see a Predictive toggle. Simply move it to Off position to disable Predictive keyboard.

disable predictive keyboard

4.Using ReiBoot to Fix Keyboard Lag in iOS 11

Actually, you have another option to fix the Keyboard not working properly in iOS 11 without restoring your iPhone with the help of a third-party tool, Tenorshare ReiBoot, which solves your iOS 11 keyboard not working without any threat of losing of data.

To get started, please download and install ReiBoot to your PC/Mac.

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Step 1: Launch ReiBoot when insatallation completed and connect your iOS device to computer. Then select “Fix All iOS Stuck” from the main interface.

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Step 2: Click on “Fix Now(All iOS 11 Stuck)” to move.

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Step 3: Next, hit the “Download” button to start downloading the matched firmware package as the repair drive.

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Step 4: Once download completed, click on “Start Repair” to fix your keyboard lag issue by repairing operating system.


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