Google addresses Gboard lag issues in latest update

Google addresses Gboard lag issues in latest update
Google completely redesigned its keyboard application for Android devices and renamed it to Gboard back in December. One month later, Google announced that the application has hit 500 million downloads in the Google Play store.

However, since the application was released in the Google Play, many users complained about lag issues. Although the interface is smooth and very intuitive, many Android fans using Gboard keyboard have experienced lags at times.


Fast forward one month and Google releases an update for the Gboard, which is suppose to address these lag issues that some users complained of since the app's release.

The official changelog of Gboard hasn't bee updated in the Google Play, but some of those who've experienced these problems claim they have been addressed.



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9 Comments

1. TBomb

Posts: 1484; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

The only issue i've experienced with gboard sicne december is sometimes the swipe and autocorrect/word suggestion features dont work for 10 seconds or until i type a certain amount of characters. Does this fall under the "lag" complaints?

2. Takeharu

Posts: 285; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Yes! I had the same issues but they are now removed in the latest update.

4. Andr01d

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 08, 2016

I am also experiencing such issues, waiting for the update now.

6. vincelongman

Posts: 5691; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

3. SmartPhoneMobiles

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 16, 2016

HATE laggy keyboards.. ! even swift is laggy Btw thnx GOD dat google didn't named their app Gayboard ..

8. aegislash

Posts: 1495; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Was the slightly homophobic bit really necessary?

5. antonmassoud

Posts: 89; Member since: Oct 22, 2016

Much needed update.

7. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

i tried gboard for a week before i couldn't take it anymore i returned to my beautiful sammy keyboard

9. Tizo101

Posts: 539; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

haven't experienced this... am I using it wrong?

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