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Facebook app causing input lag

Silvarro

Newbie
Sep 13, 2018
24
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Since a couple updates the Facebook app is causing input lag on my keyboard app. I use Gboard but it happens with Swiftkey as well. I tried reinstalling Facebook and even a factory reset¹ but nothing worked. I simply can't be the only one having this problem.

P.S. I was already planning to factory reset my phone cause of all the clutter. The issues with Facebook had nothing to do with it.

Device info:
Brand: Nokia
Model: 8.1
OS: Android 10
 
It all depends on how much of this depends on your phone model rather than just the Facebook app (I say "just" because Facebook write some really poor software, and never show the slightest concern with how poorly it runs or what else it interferes with). I rarely post on Facebook, but I've just confirmed that I see no problem with my Pixel 2 (same age as the Nokia 8.1, same RAM, slightly higher-end processor and Android 11).

Have you tried installing the "Facebook Lite" app instead? Or used a browser (which means you'll miss the notifications, but as nothing on Facebook is urgent and the app's notifications are stupid and annoying, especially when it notifies you of stuff they know you've already read, I'd not personally consider them any loss at all ;)).
 
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It all depends on how much of this depends on your phone model rather than just the Facebook app (I say "just" because Facebook write some really poor software, and never show the slightest concern with how poorly it runs or what else it interferes with). I rarely post on Facebook, but I've just confirmed that I see no problem with my Pixel 2 (same age as the Nokia 8.1, same RAM, slightly higher-end processor and Android 11).

Have you tried installing the "Facebook Lite" app instead? Or used a browser (which means you'll miss the notifications, but as nothing on Facebook is urgent and the app's notifications are stupid and annoying, especially when it notifies you of stuff they know you've already read, I'd not personally consider them any loss at all ;)).
I switched to a Facebook wrapper called Simple Social which is basically a browser with extra features built in it.
 
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