Is Chrome on iPad Pro laggy?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by mclld, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. mclld macrumors 68020

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    i have been using an iPad Pro 9.7 and it is very laggy when doing almost everything in Chrome, is this common?
     
  2. sjleworthy macrumors 65816

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    i prefer safari, but find chrome, on my 12.9 a lot smoother
     
  3. Channan macrumors 68030

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    Chrome on iOS almost feels too smooth for me. That sounds weird and it's hard to explain, but I just prefer how Safari scrolls.
     
  4. mclld thread starter macrumors 68020

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    I never use Safari but I tried it and it was way better
     
  5. beernut macrumors 6502

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    on iphone & ipad, i had avoided chrome initially because safari was buttery smooth compared to chrome (i think i got on iOS around iOS 5).

    then somewhere around late iOS 8 / early iOS 9, safari started having issues with loading pages during scrolling (you know, that issue with blank white space while scrolling down a page and takes a second before it loads that content). so at that point I gave chrome another shot and turns out they had worked on a lot of the issues and was a lot smoother. And on the ipad pro, it FLIES.

    now on iOS 10, looks like they fixed the safari scrolling issue so i use chrome / safari about 50-50

    (btw, if chrome still appears laggy for you, try clearing its cache every once in awhile. it can get a bit...bloated)
     
  6. pat500000, Oct 20, 2016
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    pat500000 macrumors G3

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    Really? I don't use chrome...maybe i'll try it.
     
  7. mclld thread starter macrumors 68020

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    It was laggy from the first day of install
     
  8. bensisko macrumors 65816

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    I don;t know about laggy, but Chrome is noticeably slower on any iPad I have (12.9 Pro, 9.7 Pro, and mini 4). I find Chrome on the desktop to be great, but lags behind Safari on the iPad.
     
  9. masotime macrumors 68020

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    Which web site are you visiting that is laggy?
     
  10. mclld thread starter macrumors 68020

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  11. Marshall73 macrumors 65816

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    I don't use chrome but I loaded it on my iPad Pro 12.9. Didn't seem laggy, not as fast as safari scrolling through macrumours forums but not jerky or anything. Removed it now though.
     

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