Copy and paste, use speech-to-text, and access keyboard settings.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:
• Access the keyboard
• Access symbols and numbers
• Use swipe
• Copy and paste text
• Use predictive text
• View one-handed operation options
• Access keyboard settings
• Use scroll bar scrubbing
• Use Dictation
Select a text field to see the onscreen keyboard, then select letters to type.
Select and drag across each letter of the desired word without removing your finger from the screen. Words will automatically be entered into the text field.
To copy text, select and hold the text, then select Select or Select All. Two end points will appear. Select and drag the end points to expand or reduce selection. Select Copy.
Note: Alternately, iOS 15 features gestures that make cut, copy, and paste a snap. Pinch up with three fingers to quickly copy, pinch up with three fingers two times to cut, and pinch down with three fingers to paste.
To paste, select the desired location in the text field then select Paste.
As you write, QuickType uses predictive text to anticipate your next word. Select a word to choose it.
Note: Accept a highlighted prediction by entering a space or punctuation. Reject a suggestion by selecting your original word (shown as a QuickType option with quotation marks).
From the Home screen, select the Settings app > General > Keyboard > One-Handed Keyboard > desired option.
From the General screen select Keyboard > edit Keyboard settings as desired.
Instantly navigate long documents, web pages, and conversations by selecting and dragging the scroll bar.
Use Dictation to draft messages using your voice. Select the Microphone icon. Say the desired message when the audio waveform appears on-screen. The message will be entered. Select the Send icon to send the message. To return to the keyboard to edit the message, select the End Dictation icon.
Note: Upon initial access, you will need to enable Dictation. select the Microphone icon then select Enable Dictation.
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