iOS Auto Correction Tips

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Sometimes iOS auto-correction can be very helpful and make iOS even easier to use on a daily basic but it can also get annoying from time to time. Below we have listed some tips and tricks for iOS auto-correction.

Disable Auto Correction
  1. Navigate to Settings => General => Keyboard
  2. Change Auto-Correction from ON to OFF you can also tap, or slide left.
Adding Words
  1. To add a new word to the dictionary, navigate to Settings => General => Keyboard
  2. At the bottom of the screen, you should see a Shortcuts heading. Don’t be put off by the name; this is the place to teach iOS new words.
Reset Auto Correct
  1. Navigate to Settings => General => Reset => Reset Keyboard Dictionary

Additional Notes
  1. Disable Auto Correction Tip - Sometimes you just don't need Apple's iOS dictionary telling you how to spell. The feature can be helpful but sometimes it's not the best at recognizing certain words and proper names, etc.
  2. Reset Auto Correction Tip - This clears out the entire auto correct and keyboard dictionary letting you start over from scratch. Open up Notes or any other app that lets you type and you can start teaching iOS the proper words again.

This article applies to the following:
  • iOS 10 (formerly iPhone OS) - Is the intuitive, advanced, intelligent and secure mobile operating system. It’s the foundation of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It comes with a collection of apps and features that let you do the everyday things, and the not-so-everyday things, in ways that are intuitive, simple and fun.

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Updated 19/05/14 @ 19:51 PM Steven Leonard (Editor)