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
Select a text field to see the onscreen keyboard, then select letters to type.
Select the desired option:
• STICKERS: Select the Stickers icon.
• CAPITALIZE TEXT: Select the Shift key to type uppercase. Double-select the Shift key for caps lock.
• NUMBERS AND SYMBOLS: Select the 123 key.
• EMOJIS: Select the Emoji key.
• SPEECH-TO-TEXT: Select the Microphone key and begin speaking your desired message.
Note: To access more symbols, select the 123 key, then select the #+= key. To return to the alphabetical keyboard select the ABC key. iOS 14 or later offers new Memoji and sticker features such as new age options, face coverings, over 20 new hair and headwear styles, and more so you can personalize your Memoji to reflect your hobby, profession, and personality.
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 14 or later 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 > scroll to and select 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.
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