Follow The Extensive Guide To Fix PUBG Mobile Lagging On iPhone Or iPad And Play The Game Smoothly And Without Any Lag!
PUBG Mobile is one of the famous game apps that is played all over the world. It is available for both Android and iOS. There are many PUBG Mobile gamers who are facing lagging problems while playing the game and due to this they are unable to play the game properly. So, we are here to help those users to fix PUBG Mobile lagging on iPhone/iPad.
There are 3 parts in this tutorial. The 1st part will deal with the iPhone or iPad device settings. 2nd part will deal with PUBG Mobile Graphics settings. And the 3rd part will deal with PUBG mobile ping issues.
So, let’s discuss them one by one.
Note: All the solutions discussed in this guide will be applicable for all iPhone and iPad models including iPhone 13/12/11/X/XR/XS/8/7/6, iPad Air, iPad Pro.
Part 1: iPhone/iPad Device Settings To Fix PUBG Mobile Lag
Solution 1: Disable Fitness Tracking
Step 1: Head to Settings > Privacy.
Step 2: Open Motion & Fitness.
Step 3: Now, turn off Fitness Tracking.
Solution 2: Enable Reduce Motion
Step 1: Go to Settings > Accessibility > Motion.
Step 2: Then turn off Reduce Motion.
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Solution 3: Enable Reduce Transparency & Increase Contrast
Step 1: Navigate to Settings > Accessibility > Display & Text Size.
Step 2: Now, turn off Reduce Transparency and Increase Contrast.
Solution 4: Mobile Data Setting To Fix PUBG Mobile Lag In iPhone/iPad
If you are using mobile data to play PUBG Mobile game then you can follow the below-mentioned settings to fix the error.
Step 1: Open Settings app on your iPhone/iPad.
Step 2: Then tap on Cellular > Cellular Data Options.
Step 3: Now, turn off Low Data Mode.
Solution 5: Turn Off Unwanted Apps
Step 1: Head to Settings > Cellular.
Step 2: Now, you need to scroll down and turn off unnecessary applications that you don’t use with mobile data.
Solution 5: Free Storage Space On iPhone/iPad
Your device must have plenty of storage space to play big games such as PUBG Mobile. It creates and deletes files in the background when the PUBG game is running. And when your iPhone or iPad has low storage space then the process of writing and deleting data will be slow. So, you should check that your device has at least 5GB of free storage space.
If you find it lower than 5GB then you need to free up storage space by deleting unwanted data. You should also uninstall unwanted applications that you don’t use. You can also free up storage space on iDevice by transferring the files to your computer.
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Solution 6: Enable Guided Access (Gaming Mode) On iPhone/iPad
You can set or turn on gaming mode on your iPhone or iPad so that your device can provide the best gaming experience.
So, follow the below steps to turn on the gaming mode/guided access feature on iPhone or iPad.
Step 1: Head to Settings > Accessibility.
Step 2: After this, tap on “Guided Access” option in the General section.
Step 3: Now, switch it on to turn on this feature.
Step 4: Once the activation is completed, you will see the feature’s extension below. Hit on “Set passcode”.
Step 5: Next, tap on the line “Set HD Access passcode”.
Step 6: Set a password.
Step 7: Once you have set the password, go to the PUBG Mobile game and press the Home button three times to activate the app. On iPhone/iPad (without Home button), turn on more in “Accessibility Shortcuts” option.
Step 8: Once Guided Access is enabled, tap on “Options”.
Step 9: If you want to disable when playing the game then switch to on in setting. If you are satisfied then hit on “Done”.
Step 10: Now, you need to tap “Start” and then enjoy your PUBG Mobile game.
Solution 7: Disable Background App Refresh
Another way to fix lag in PUBG mobile app is by disabling background apps. When it is enabled then the apps can run in the background and can create problems for the PUBG Mobile app to run smoothly.
So, you should disable background app refresh to fix PUBG mobile lagging problem.
Here, learn how to disable background app refresh on iPhone/iPad.
Step 1: Open Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2: Then tap on General > Background App Refresh.
Step 3: Now, turn it off.
Solution 8: Disable Unnecessary Services
You can also fix your PUBG Mobile game lag on your iPhone by turning off unwanted services like Bluetooth, location, hotspot, auto-rotate, unwanted sounds, Wi-Fi (if you are playing with mobile data), etc. When these features are enabled on your device then they run in the background and affect the device performance as well as battery life.
Hence, you are advised to turn off the feature that you don’t need at this time.
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Solution 9: Try These Tips To Fix PUBG Mobile Lag On iPhone/iPad
Step 1: Run Safari on your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2: Find the TweakBox App.
Step 3: Download TweakBox App and install it on your iOS device.
Step 4: Now, open it.
Step 5: Then go to Apps > Tweakbox Apps > Filza escaped and install it.
Step 6: After this, download Custom.ini.
Step 7: Launch it and copy all the text in it.
Step 8: Now, open Filza Escaped, and then go to Apps manager > PUBG Mobile.
Step 9: Next, go to My Lightspeed > Doc > Shadowtracker > Saved > Config > iOS and open userCustom.ini.
Step 10: Clear all the stuff in that file and paste what you have copied from the custom Config.ini file.
Step 11: Save it and close Filza.
Step 12: Now launch the game and check if it is lagging or not.
Part 2: PUBG Mobile Game Settings And Options
Solution 10: Use GFX Or BAGT Tool
There are 2 graphics optimization tools – GFX tool and BAGT tool for PUBG Mobile that work best. I would suggest you to use the GFX tool as I like it.
Note: You don’t get banned for using both tools until you are using old versions of these tools. Therefore, always use the latest version of both tools. Install them from App Store. If there is a new update to update wait for a few days.
Follow the below steps to use GFX tool for PUBG Mobile.
Step 1: Run App Store on your iPhone or iPad and then enter GFX Tool in the search box.
Step 2: Then download and install GFX Tool from there.
Step 3: Once it is downloaded, open it.
Step 4: Choose “Game Version” that you have installed on your iPhone (select according to version you are playing).
In-depth Guide for GFX TOOL for Graphics Settings
The short version
- Resolution: 1280(HD) or 1440(HD+)
- Graphics: So smooth or smooth
- FPS: 60
- Anti-aliasing: Disable
- Styles: Classic or Colorful
- Rendering Quality: Low
- Shadows: Disable
- Shadow Distance: Low
- Moving Shadows: Disable
- Texture Quality: Default
- Effects Quality: Low
- Improvement for Effects: Low
- Objects LOD Distance: Low
- Foliage LOD Distance: Low
- Color Format: 32bit
- Detail Mode: Default
- Light Effects: Disable
- Graphics API: Vulcan
- GPU Optimization: Enable
- Sound Quality: Low or High
- Save Controls: Enable
Now, save the settings and launch the game.
I hope, you are getting the maximum FPS that you need while playing PUBG mobile game. The GFX tool is known for fixing PUBG Mobile lagging issue.
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Now, follow the below steps to use BAGT Tool for PUBG:
Step 1: Launch App Store on your iPhone/iPad and search “BAGT Tool” in search box.
Step 2: After this, install it and then open it.
Step 3: Choose “Game Version” that you have downloaded on your device (select the version that you are playing).
In-depth Guide for BAGT Tool for Graphics Settings
The Short Version:
Now, you need to choose the following settings as per your need.
- Graphics Quality: Smooth
- Shadow Quality: None
- Resolution: Medium or High
- Shadow Render distance: Low
- Color Style: Classic Or Colorful
- Moving Shadows: Disabled
- Frame Rate: 60fps
- Rendering Quality: Low
- Light Effects: None
- Antialiasing: None
- Detail Render Distance: Low
- Texture Quality: High
- Sound Enhancement: Low or High
- GPU Optimization: Enabled
Save these settings and launch PUBG Mobile game.
Solution 11: Use Correct Graphics Settings
All the PUBG gamers that play PUBG Mobile on emulators need to use the right settings while playing the game. If the settings is not properly set then you will lag the game.
Those gamers who don’t want to use GFX and BAGT Tools, they can set the correct Graphics settings.
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Solution 12: Turn Off The Mic When You Don’t Need
You should also disable the mic when it is not needed while playing PUBG Mobile. Because your mic users unnecessary bandwidth to switch your voice when you are playing the game.
If you are facing continuous lag or internet lag then disable the mic and use text chat, because to transfer voice, you must have a good internet connection. You should only enable the mic when it is very important for you.
Solution 13: Repair And Reinstall PUBG Mobile
If there is an issue with the PUBG installation or the apk file itself then it can also lag the game. And if the game data and APK files are corrupted or damaged when you downloaded or updated the game then it can also create lagging issue on PUBG Mobile.
So, to fix PUBG lagging/PUBG Mobile not working issue, you need to uninstall PUBG Mobile game app and reinstall it from App Store.
You can also repair PUBG Mobile option to solve the lagging problem.
Part 3: Fix Ping Issue On PUBG Mobile
Solution 14: Turn On Airplane Mode And Use Wi-Fi To Play PUBG Mobile Game
When you play an internet-based live game like PUBG Mobile then the phone signals and messages interfere with it and due to this PUBG Mobile game starts lagging.
Therefore, you should enable Airplane mode and use Wi-Fi connection for playing games. Enabling Airplane mode will turn off all the network-related services and you can enjoy the PUBG Mobile game without lagging.
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Solution 15: Use A Good ISP
To play online games like PUBG mobile, you need a good ISP (Internet Service Provider). When you have good ISP then you get the lowest ping while playing PUBG Mobile game or other online games.
If you have a fiber connection with 5GHZ Wi-Fi and a good router then it will lower the ping compared to the gamers who are using mobile connection/cellular data for playing games. This low ping will help you to solve the problem and you will get the chicken dinner.
You can also try to speed up your internet connection.
Solution 16: Use Pinger Latest Version
Pinger is an app that is available for iOS as well as Android. It decreases ping by providing a direct route to enter the main server.
You should update the Pinger to the latest version to fix the error. The latest version is Pinger Version 2.
Here, follow the steps to install Pinger.
Step 1: Firstly, download and install Pinger V2 from App Store. You can also get the app outside the App Store.
Step 2: Now, clear all recent applications running in the background.
Step 3: Then open Pinger V2 app.
Step 4: Choose your SCRIPT (select a superscript as they work better).
Step 5: Next, enable the superscript and then you need to wait unless Pinger gets activated and the new settings are applied.
Step 6: After applying the settings, close the Pinger app.
Step 7: Now, run the PUBG Mobile game and play it without lagging problem.
Note: There are lots of ads and scripts on the Pinger application and you need to check which script works best for you. We suggest using superscript but they can change depending on your device. Therefore, you need to check and find it.
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Solution 17: Use A Gaming VPN
If you have tried all the solutions but still PUBG Mobile is lagging then you should use a gaming VPN for playing PUBG Mobile games. You need to pay money for a good VPN. And they are expensive.
Many of these VPNs are good in terms of speed and reliability but they are expensive also.
So, if you are ready to afford it then go for it. This will solve the ping problem.
Note: VPN is not for all gamers therefore be careful. First, read the review and then purchase it. VPN’s performance is different according to areas. So, select a VPN that you find best for you.
So, you have learned the different solutions to fix PUBG Mobile lagging on iPhone/iPad. I hope they will help you to solve lagging issue and after this, you can enjoy playing PUBG game smoothly and without lagging.
Max Field is a founder of recoveriphone-data.com. He is an iOS lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to iOS, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iTunes and iCloud.