There are several things you can do if your iPhone 12 Pro’s Keyboard is slowing down or becoming stuck.
Why is my iPhone 12 Pro keyboard so slow?
Although the issue of Keyboard Lag in iPhone 12 Pro is more common after an iOS upgrade, it can happen at any time on your iPhone.
Users have also reported that the Keyboard lag isn’t just a problem with iMessage. They were able to use WhatsApp, Facebook, and Safari browser without any problems.
How to fix slow typing on iPhone 12 Pro
To fix slow iPhone 12 Pro keyboard, follow these steps
1. Reset Keyboard Dictionary
Many users have been able to resolve the slow keyboard issue on iPhone 12 Pro by resetting their keyboard dictionary.
Go to Settings > General > Reset. On the next screen, choose Reset Keyboard Dictionary.
When prompted, enter your iPhone’s Passcode. To confirm, tap on Reset Dictionary.
2. Deactivate Predictive Text
Predictive text is a feature that makes typing on iPhone faster. This feature can slow down your keyboard.
Go to Settings > General > Keyboard. On the next screen, change Predictive’s toggle to the OFF position.
Test the Keyboard to see if it has improved in speed.
3. Allow for a Reduced Motion
Motion settings for iPhone can control visual effects such as popping up letters while you type, transitions between apps and other animations. The Motion can be reduced to speed up your iPhone 12 Pro’s virtual keyboard.
Go to Settings > Accessibility > motion > Next screen, toggle Reduce Motion to ON.
4. Disable all Keyboard Settings
There are many customization options available for the iPhone keyboard, including autocorrect, smart punctuation and spelling check.
You can try disabling each feature one at a time to see if it helps with the iPhone 12 Pro keyboard lag problem.
Go to Settings > General > Keyboard. On the next screen disable Auto-Correction and Auto-Capitalization. Finally, test your keyboard.
If that doesn’t work, you can turn off more features and try the Keyboard.
5. Get the latest update
Sometimes the problem can be caused by an update that is waiting to install on your iPhone. Go to Settings > General > Software update.
Wait for iPhone to check the Updates screen > Tap on Install (if an update becomes available).
6. Force Restart iPhone
Follow these steps to force restart your iPhone 12 Pro if you still experience keyboard lag
Release the Volume Up button and press and release the Volume Down button. Next, hold down and press the Side button (ON/OFF) until you see Apple logo.
iPhone 12 Pro Keyboard Slow? Problem Fixed
This guide should have helped you to fix the keyboard lag problem on your iPhone 12 Pro. If the problem continues, you can use a third party keyboard until Apple provides a permanent solution. Did this work for you? Leave a comment to let us know.