You may disable the iPhone 14 predictive typing feature by navigating to Settings > General > Keyboard > and then clicking the Predictive button on the right.
Our article continues below with further information about adjusting the iPhone keyboard’s predictive option, as well as screenshots of these procedures.
For more information, watch this video on how to turn off predictive typing on iPhone 14.
How to Turn Off iPhone Keyboard Predictive Text
The instructions in this post were carried out using an iPhone 14 Plus running iOS 16.6.
These methods are also applicable to many other versions of iOS and most other iPhone models, including the following:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
Step 1: Locate and tap the Settings icon on your Home screen.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the General tab.
Step 3: From this option, choose Keyboard.
Step 4: Toggle off Predictive by tapping the button to the right of it.
When there is no green shading surrounding the button, the setting is disabled. In the image below, I have switched off predictive.
You won’t have to worry about mistakenly using some of those suggestions when writing an email or text message now that you know how to switch off predictive typing on iPhone 14.
If you discover that you genuinely like using the predictive option, you may always return to this menu and re-enable it.
If the prediction bar remains visible after altering this setting, you may need to close and re-open the app. Swipe up and to the left from the bottom of the screen (like drawing a “7” with your finger) and then swipe the Messages app off the top of the screen.
iPhone Predictive Typing Video
Summary – Disabling Predictive Typing
- Select Settings.
- Select General.
- Choose Keyboard.
- Disable Predictive.
Related: How to Adjust iPhone 14 Font Size
While the iPhone screen has become larger and sharper over time, typing precisely and effectively can still be tough.
One option is something called predictive typing. Essentially, your iPhone will estimate what you’re trying to type based on what you’ve already typed, and a series of guesses will appear in a gray bar above the keyboard.
Then, touch on one of the predictions to include it in whatever you’re composing.
However, if you aren’t using this feature, it could be taking up screen space and mistakenly picking forecasts.
Hopefully, our post on how to switch off predictive typing on iPhone 14 has given you the information you need to identify and alter this setting so that you may improve your phone’s typing experience.
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