Keyboard and Typing
1. Selecting an entire paragraph
This is a nice tip that you may not have heard. You might know how to select a word. For this you can double tap it. Do you know how to select an entire paragraph? Simply use quadruple tapping to do that easily.
2. Hidden characters
Here is a cool tip to reveal hidden characters. There are lots of hidden characters that you may reveal by pressing and holding some of the keys on the keyboard of your iPhone. Try these keys and you will see more characters.
- Letters: A, C, E, I, L, O, N, S, U, Y, Z.
- Safari ".com" button: .net, .edu, .org.
- Symbols: Period, Question mark, Exclamation point, Apostrophe, Percent, Dollar sign, Dash, Ampersand, and Quotes.
3. Easy tip to alternate between AZ and 123 keyboards
If you frequently alternate between AZ and 123 keyboards you may want to know how to change from one to the other. If you want to quickly alternate from AZ to 123 and again back to AZ use this tip. When you type using the AZ keyboard press and hold the 123 key and drag your finger to the required number or punctuation mark. Once you take your finger off you will be returned to the AZ keyboard. This is a useful iPhone tip that might save you a lot of time in the long run.
4. Keyboard speedups
You don't need to use the shift key to capitalize a new sentence. The iPhone does it automatically. Also don’t put apostrophes in contractions. The iPhone will put those in too.
5. Easy typing
When you type a punctuation mark, don’t lift your finger. Then this smart iPhone will return ABC layout automatically.
6. Caps lock
Do you know how to turn on caps lock on your iPhone? Simply double tap the Shift key. Many iPhone users are still unaware of this. To make it happen you need to make sure that Enable Caps Lock is turned on in the Keyboard section of General settings.