17 Keyboard that helps you type faster on iPhone
Looking for short cuts and what would aid you in typing faster on your iPhone? Below may be what you are actually looking for – tips and tricks to assist you in making the best out of the iPhone’s on-screen keyboard.
the numbers like on Android phones, but it is surprisingly nimble once you get
used to it.
you are typing and invisibly adjusts the size of each key for better accuracy?
If you type ‘t’ for instance, it will know that you are very likely to type ‘h’
next and it will invisibly adjust the ‘h’ key to be bigger, so you are more
likely to hit it.
tips and tricks.
1. Turn the keyboard
into a giant touchpad using 3D Touch
Touch (that would be the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus).
Simply use 3D Touch on the keyboard and you will see it transform into a
key-less trackpad. Move your finger around this trackpad to adjust the position
of the cursor and precisely select the exact part of the text that you want to
Globe key to go directly into Keyboard Settings
Settings menu. Long hold the ‘Globe’ key (that you usually press to switch
keyboards) and you will see a bunch of shortcuts, including a direct path to
the Keyboard settings menu.
to get special characters associated with it
something in the most grammatically correct way: you can long hold a letter to
get all special symbols associated with. That’s exactly how you type entrée and
‘Dot’ key in browser for a website domain extension shortcut
thing, but now it’s just a bit of a hassle differentiating between a long press
and a 3D Touch. If you are better-skilled than us, though, feel free to try it:
long hold the ‘dot’ key when you type a page name in the browser to quickly add
an extension like “.com” or “.net”.
Yes, this is definitely not the most transparent or user-friendly way to do
this, but for some reason Apple keeps on using this.
to undo is definitely a leftover from the past and it feels very weird using
this in 2017. But it works, so feel free to try and shake that phone thang.
that apostrophe right
lack of an apostrophe is a lazy mistake that way too many people do. If you
want to be lazy, yet still have proper spelling and punctuation, this is the
shortcut for you. After you type something like ‘hed’ simply add another ‘d’ at
the end, and the iPhone keyboard will automatically transform this into the
much more sensible ‘he’d’ contraction.
bar for a full stop with a space bar
using all the time, because a full stop without a space bar just looks wrong.
for ALL CAPS
of screaming when you type, so do not use this often. And no, it’s not easier
to read text in all caps, all companies.
toggle and slide to quickly add 1 symbol or a number
number or a special symbol, you can quickly hold down the number toggle and
slide over to the number, and then the iPhone will automatically switch back to
the regular keyboard.
from the Caps Lock button to Capitalize a letter
and slide your finger to a letter to have it capitalized.
to look up its meaning
iPhone? Simple double tap a word to get its full definition from the built-in
commonly used words
that you use most often. Go into Settings > General > Keyboards > Text
Replacement, and feel free to experiment.
hyphen) twice to get a long dash (or En Dash), or three times to get the
longest dash (Em Dash).
that’s most universally used as it can replace colons, commas, parentheses
months after I ordered it — I had already lost interest.”
usually notes a time period, as in “2011–2015”.
ill-minded, check-in desk, and so on.
add (or if you are too annoyed by emoji and want to remove) the emoji keyboard,
go into Settings > General > Keyboard > Keyboards > Add new
keyboard… and select the Emoji option.
emoji to change its skin colour