Feedback: Mobile forums slow

Discussion in 'Site Feedback and Support' started by zmanzbo, Oct 9, 2016.

  1. 1100011CS

    1100011CS Well-Known Member

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    I know it's been said before (and turned down) but I'd love to pay a subscription and get rid of ads.
     
  2. Jiub

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    Started using Opera mini on android. The mobile CF forums work significantly better on opera mini than in the chrome app.

    Unforunately it does block the ads (which i recognize CF needs to keep content free).
     
  3. jbhtexas

    jbhtexas Well-Known Member

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    #43 jbhtexas, Nov 29, 2016
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    On my Android 4.3 phone, I finally installed an ad blocker in FireFox, and it at least makes the site usable, but still slow.

    I have a couple of "cheap" Chinese Android 5.1 tablets, one with a low-end AllWinner processor and one with a higher-end Intel processor, and both of them seem to have no problems without any ad blockers. The AllWinner is noticeably slower than the Intel, but it doesn't do that freeze up thing like the Android 4.x devices do when loading a page.
     
  4. Stewo

    Stewo Well-Known Member

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    I just got a new Android 6.0 phone and the lag is completely gone.
     
  5. NATEizKING

    NATEizKING Well-Known Member

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    My last update on 11/14/16 gave me 6.0.1 and it was still slow last night.
     
  6. ChrisMWilliams

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    I made some adjustments with our ad networks today. Will cut CPMs in about half but should help things considerably.
     
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  7. zmanzbo

    zmanzbo Active Member

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    Slow site is slow! Too busy buddy.
     
  8. C.John

    C.John Optimistically Optimistic
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    I've noticed the site has been slow loading again over the last week on chrome mobile.
     
  9. Acylum

    Acylum Well-Known Member

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    Mobile and full site have been flat out horrible for me for a while now. Nearly unresponsive at times. Mobile is worse though.
     
  10. Skyh13

    Skyh13 Well-Known Member

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    Full site works just fine for me on computers. Less so on my tablet, and is basically unusable on my phone. The mobile experience (at least for me, and has been this way every since the big redesign) is awful.
     
  11. Chipper

    Chipper Well-Known Member

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    Mobile site constantly crashes on Chrome iOS
     
  12. Judoka

    Judoka Well-Known Member

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    Mobile has been especially bad the last week or so. It hangs for a good 20 seconds or so to finish loading and in the meantime it is basically unresponsive.
     
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  13. stormchaser2014

    stormchaser2014 Well-Known Member

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    Even after it's done loading, scrolling is sometimes impossible. Takes about 30 seconds a letter when typing too.
     
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  14. farminclone

    farminclone Well-Known Member

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    Mobile has been slow for me as well the last few days, especially typing posts, it's nearly impossible at times. Safari on an iphone.
     
  15. Judoka

    Judoka Well-Known Member

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    I get that to. I type out a full sentence before the first letter appears.
     
  16. CyArob

    CyArob Well-Known Member

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    I've given up on mobile. Too slow and really hasn't changed since August.
     
  17. urb1

    urb1 Well-Known Member

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    I thought this just my issue. In additions to the freezing, I submitted an issue the first week, and still go nuts about it. When going to the last post read on a thread, I can sometimes read 10-12 posts and then get taken back to the last post read. Sorry to complain about a free site, Chris, but this is beyond frustrating.
     
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