Correct writing is something that teaches us since we are little, however not time and the new ways of communicating have meant that many users have modified this correct way of writing to adapt them to their needs, such as a higher writing speed or new ways to express yourself. This causes that for example, some users decide not to use Capital letters at the beginning of each sentence.
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By default, the iOS keyboard of your iPhone has a setting that will automatically capitalize the first letter of the first word of a sentence after a period either period and followed or period and apart. The inclusion of the capital letter applies to the first character of any word written after a paragraph or period, and while many iPhone and iPad users love this feature as it can make writing faster and more correct, others Users don’t like it that much as they prefer the writing to be displayed as they do it rather than self-correcting.
If you want to disable the automatic capitalization of the first words of a sentence written with your iPhone or iPad, this is the tutorial you are looking for. However, you must bear in mind that the automatic capitalization function is a totally different configuration from the auto-correction. In fact, they are two different features controlled by two different settings.
That said, below we want to show you step by step how to activate or deactivate the automatic capitalization of the first words of the sentences written with the iOS keyboard of your iPhone or iPad:
How to disable the use of automatic capitalization on iPhone with iOS.
– To disable the use of automatic capitalization at the beginning of a new sentence, or after a paragraph, you will simply have to do the following:
– On your iPhone, open the application: Setting
– Go to option: general
– Then: Keyboards
– Locate the option: Automatic Capitalization.
Deactivate this option so that from now on when you write text with the iOS keyboard of your iPhone, capital letters will not appear unless you do it manually. This means that now, when finishing a sentence and starting a new one, or when inserting a period and writing a new word, the letter with which the word begins will not be automatically capitalized.
How to activate the use of automatic capitalization on iPhone with iOS.
To activate the use of automatic capitalization at the beginning of a sentence or after a paragraph on your iOS device, you will have to do the following:
– Open the app: Setting.
– Go to: general.
– Line followed you will have to select the option: Keyboard.
– Under it you will find the option Automatic capitalization which you must activate.
Enabling or disabling these settings will be entirely a matter of personal preference, so use what you like best on your iPhone or iPad.
Important note: If you are using an external (third party) keyboard, you may have noticed that the changes made to your iOS device settings do not apply when using these third party keyboards. This is because the system settings only affect the default keyboard of your iPhone or iPad and not the third-party keyboard. For example, if you use an external physical keyboard on your iPad, you will have to go to the settings: Hardware Keyboard to deactivate or activate automatic capitalization.
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