Keyboard & typing

Keyboard & typing

How to use the keyboard, use speech-to-text, access keyboard settings, and more.

  1. Tap a text field to see the onscreen keyboard, and then tap letters to type.
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  2. Tap and hold the text until the highlight with two end points appears and then expand/reduce selection by dragging, the tap Copy. To paste, tap the cursor in the desired text field, then tap Paste.
    Note: Copy and paste is as simple as creating an insertion point, making a selection, copying the information, and then pasting it in the desired location. (Requires iOS 3 or greater)
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  3. If you touch the wrong key, you can slide your finger to the correct key.
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  4. Tap the Shift icon to capitalize the next character entered.
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  5. Double-tap the Shift icon to enable caps lock.
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  6. To access numbers and symbols, tap the .?123 key.
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  7. To access additional characters, tap the #+= key.
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  8. To return to the alphabet, tap the ABC key.
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  9. To copy and paste, tap and then touch and hold the desired text.
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  10. Touch and drag the Text Selection handles to highlight the desired text.
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  11. Tap Copy.
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  12. Touch and hold the text field, then drag to select the desired location.
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  13. Tap Paste.
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  14. To access the keyboard settings, from the home screen, tap Settings.
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  15. Tap General.
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  16. Scroll to, then tap Keyboard.
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  17. Tap to toggle the desired settings.
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