Samsung Phone Keyboard Working Slow

I have a Samsung Galaxy On5 phone, and I have had it for around three years.
Recently, whenever I open the keyboard, it freezes for a couple of seconds before I am able to type.

Usually when I open the keyboard, the first thing I do is double-tap the uppercase button in the bottom left corner of the keyboard to go directly to lowercase mode.
(It is set default on Uppercase, then 1 tap makes it go to permanently uppercase, second tap makes it go to lowercase, it defaults to uppercase for starting sentences)
However, the keyboard simply freezes for a few seconds whenever I open the keyboard, and often freezes for a second or two when clicking the uppercase/lowercase button.

I have tried turning off the phone and it did not solve this problem.
Is there any solution? The storage of the phone is not outrageously full and the keyboard has worked fine with it more full than it currently is. The phone doesn't need any updates or anything, has no physical damage to it, and no viruses or anything on it.

Any solutions? This problem is really inconvenient.

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Just like any electronic device.....

...your phone may have started to fail. You could have it evaluated at a local phone repair store to see if it is easily fixable. Could be as simple as loose cable inside or a complex as a broken circuit board. Too difficult to determine over the internet.

The average lifespan of a cell phone is about 2 years although I have had some last much longer.

Post was last edited on August 20, 2019 11:58 AM PDT

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What we do after the client backs up the phone.

We factory reset it. Sometimes the clients install a toxic combination or ... an antivirus.

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Keyboard Working Slow

Keyboard lags in smartphones can be pretty frustrating. When you swipe the text or type out the words, it won't appear on your screen instantly making you to lose cool. Let's first try to understand why this happens.

Like every other desktop computers, we have a CPU(Central processing unit) for our smartphones too. Every smartphone has a processor mostly Snapdragon if you're using an Android phone. Most Android processors don't run with full power in order to reduce battery consumption.It's not like apple iPhones were it spends 100% of it's processing power for its UI. So that is the reason your keyboard is not able to comprehend with the typing speed. Besides that keyboards today come with different functionalities and new amazing features. So your processor could handle the workload of your keyboard.

Things you can do to fix it.

1.Change your keyboard. There are tons of keyboard in the PlayStore & AppStore which could resolve the issue. I recommend Swiftkey keyboard.

2. Check whether you have any battery saver on as this could limit the processing potential of your phone to decrease the battery consumption.

Try this out . Hope this helps!

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Thanks for the detail. it really works.

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