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You’re typing on iPhone WRONG – simple hack changes how you text forever

IF you’ve ever struggled to text with one hand on an iPhone, there’s a trick that you need to know.

It instantly makes it much easier to type – and it’s so simple to activate.


The one-handed keyboard is very usefulCredit: The Sun

Apple’s iPhones have grown in size over the years, so using one with a single hand can be tricky sometimes.

Maybe you’re holding a strap on the tube, or wielding a coffee cup – it’s all the same frustration.

Thankfully TikTok whiz @mannytechlife has revealed a clever Apple trick to make your life much easier.

You can quickly activate a one-handed keyboard on your iPhone.

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First, make sure you’re running iOS 11 or later – check in Settings > General > Software Update.

You almost certainly are, given that we’re currently up to iOS 15.6.1

The one-handed keyboards could have been hiding in your phone for a while and they’re very easy to access on any app you want to type in.

First you need to go on the app you want to type in and make sure the keyboard is open.

Then look in the bottom left hand corner and touch and hold the emoji face or world symbol – newer phones will have the emoji face symbol.

When you hold the emoji or world symbol down, a small “Keyboard Settings” box should appear and on the bottom row you will see three different keyboard symbols.

Tap the symbol on the left to get a keyboard that’s easier to type on with just your left hand.

Tap the symbol on the right to get a keyboard that’s easier to type on with just your right hand.

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Once you’re finished using your one handed keyboard, you can return it to normal by holding down the bottom corner emoji or world symbol and selecting the middle keyboard option.

It’s a great trick that every iPhone owner should know.

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