iOS 11 Update Issues

Keyboard Lag in iOS 17/16 How to Fix?

by Sophie Green   Updated on 2023-07-30 / Update for  iOS 11

Many users reported that they are facing lag and typing delays on keyboard in iOS 17/16. This issue is not only appeared in one app but also reported in a lot of apps including Safari browser, Facebook, Message etc. If you have the similar case, then your iMessage lagging or will be solved today. Here we have 4 solutions for this keyboard lag issue of iOS 17/16.

Perform a Force Restart

The easiest way to fix iPhone 7s keyboard slowness, delays or lagging when Safari typing lag by performing 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 iPhone 8 or later: 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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Reset the Keyboard Dictionary

According to some reports, dictionary conflicts with the iOS 15/14 dictionary and its custom settings. So you can entirely reset keyboard dictionary to fix iPhone lagging on iOS 16/15/14, 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.

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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 15/14 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.

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Use ReiBoot to Fix Keyboard Lag in iOS 17/16

Actually, you have another option to fix the iPhone/iPad typing slow in iOS 16/15/14 with the help of a iOS system repair tool ReiBoot, which solves your iPhone 14/13/12/12 Pro/12 Mini/11 to iPhone 6 Plus lag keyboard without any threat of losing of data.

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

  • Launch ReiBoot when installation completed and connect your iOS device to computer. Then select 'Fix All iOS Problems' from the main interface.

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  • Click on ‘Fix Now’ to move.

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  • Next, hit the ’Download’ button to start downloading the matched firmware package.

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  • Once download completed, click on 'Repair Now' to fix your iPhone lag issue by repairing operating system.

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