Reset the keyboard on iPhone

How To Reset The Keyboard On iPhone (5 Ways To Try)

If you have a lot of words added to your keyboard dictionary and lost track, or if you have a lot of text replacements in your keyboard settings that you don’t use, but they keep popping up, then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, you will learn how to completely reset your keyboard to default and add or delete phrases, inbuilt keyboards, and third-party keyboards.

How to Reset Keyboard Settings on iPhone – Summary

  1. How to reset keyboard dictionary on iPhone
  2. How to delete/create text replacements
  3. How to delete keyboards on iPhone
  4. How to add new keyboards
  5. How to add keyboards from third-party

1. How to Reset Keyboard Settings on iPhone?

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to reset the keyboard dictionary on iPhone:

Step 1: Select the settings app.

Step 2: Select the “general” option.

How to reset keyboard settings on iPhone

Step 3: Swipe up and select “reset.”

Swipe up and select reset
Transfer or Reset iphone

Step 4: Select the “Reset Keyboard Dictionary” option.

Select the Reset Keyboard Dictionary

Step 5: Enter your passcode.

Step 6: Select “reset dictionary”

Select reset dictionary

Your keyboard dictionary will be back to default.

2. How to delete keyboards on iPhone?

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to delete keyboards on iPhone:

Step 1: Select the settings app.

Step 2: Select general.

Step 3: Select the keyboard option.

How to delete keyboards on iPhone

Step 4: Select “Keyboards.”

Select Keyboards

Step 5: Click on the edit option as shown below in the screenshot.

Click on the edit option

Step 6: Select the “-” button in red to remove the keyboard of your choice.

Select the Grammarly button

Step 7: Select “delete” on the right side.

 Select delete on the right side

The keyboard you selected will be deleted from your keyboards list.

3. How to delete/create text replacements on iPhone?

Here is a step-by-step process on how to delete/create text replacements on iPhone:

Step 1: Select the settings app.

Step 2: Select the general option.

Step 3: Select the keyboard option.

create text replacements on iPhone

Step 4: Select the “Text Replacement” option.

Select the Text Replacement option.

Step 5: Tap the “+” option on the top right-hand side.

Tap the Plus option

Step 6: Enter the shortcut and phrase.

Step 7: Select the save button on the top right-hand side.

Save Text Replacement

Your text replacement will be saved.

To delete text replacements, swipe right on the phrase you want to delete and tap on the “delete” option in red.

4. How to add new keyboards on iPhone?

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to add/delete new keyboards on iPhone:

Step 1: Select the settings app.

Step 2: Select general.

Step 3: Select the keyboard option.

add new keyboards on iPhone
add new keyboards

Step 4: Select “Add new keyboard…”

Select Add new keyboard

Step 5: A list of keyboards of different languages will appear, select your preferred keyboard.

keyboards of different languages

The keyboards you added will appear when you hold the Emoji“😀” icon or the world “🌐” icon while typing.

Hold World Icon
Select language

5. How to add keyboards from third-party on iPhone?

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to add/delete third-party keyboards on iPhone:

Step 1: Select the app store.

Step 2: Search and download the keyboard app which you’re planning  to use.

Grammarly Keyboard

Step 3: After the download is complete, select the settings app.

Step 4: Select general.

Select general

Step 5: Select the keyboard option.

Select Keyboard
Iphone Keyboard

Step 6: Select the “add new keyboard” option.

Select the add new keyboard

Step 7: Search for the keyboard you downloaded from the list.

Search for the keyboard you downloaded

Step 8: Tap on the keyboard to add it.

Tap on the keyboard to add it

Your selected keyboard will be added to your list.

Conclusion

We hope that this guide has helped you with all your keyboard settings. If your want your keyboard to be at default settings like it was when you first purchased your phone, you can follow the first three methods in this article to reset the dictionary, delete other keyboards, and text replacements. This will help with resetting the keyboard settings to factory default.

FAQs

How do I change my keyboard to normal?

Follow this article to reset your keyboard back to normal.

Follow this article to reset your keyboard back to normal.

Select Settings → General → keyboard.

Select Settings → General → keyboard.

If your iPhone keyboard is showing up on either side, press and hold the world “🌐” icon and keyboard options will appear,  select the center keyboard option, it’s the last option in the list.

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