How to Hide the Predictive Text Feature on Your iPhone Keyboard

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When Apple announced that its keyboards would have a predictive text feature, the general reaction was, "About time, Apple!" But it turns out there are some iOS users who find the feature really annoying. Fortunately, it's easy to remove the predictive text feature on your iphone.

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You need to turn off predictive text in your Settings. For more ways to customize your iMessage experience, check out our Tip of the Day.

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Tap General.

  3. Tap Keyboard.

  4. Toggle off Predictive.

You can also access these settings when you have your keyboard open.

  1. Long press on the globe icon to the bottom left of your keyboard.

  2. Tap Keyboard Settings.

  3. Toggle off Predictive.

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Sarah Kingsbury

As the Editorial Director at iPhone Life, Sarah Kingsbury manages the online editorial team and oversees all website content. She is a long-time Apple enthusiast who never goes anywhere without her Apple Watch and owns way too many HomePods. Since joining iPhone Life in 2013, Sarah has done everything from writing hundreds of how-to articles to founding the Daily Tip newsletter. She even co-hosted the early episodes of the iPhone Life Podcast. When not at work, Sarah can be found hiking in the mountains and canyons around Las Vegas, where she lives with her partner and dogs.