It is not easy for a lot of people to type on the small keyboard on an iPhone. This problem often isn’t fixed by using a bigger phone, like the iPhone 7 Plus. It can also be difficult to proofread the information that you have typed with that keyboard, and you may be worried that you will make a spelling error that could be problematic.
Fortunately your iPhone has a built-in spell checker for its keyboard, you simply need to enable it for it to start working. Our guide below will show you where to find the spell checker setting on your iPhone 7 so that you can turn it on and begin benefiting from its assistance.
How to Turn on the Spell Checker on an iPhone 7
The steps below were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 10. You can also enable this option in earlier versions of iOS, although the method is slightly different, as the Check Spelling option was located on a different part of the menu in the last step.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.
Step 3: Scroll down and select the Keyboard option.
Step 4: Scroll down and tap the button to the right of Check Spelling. You have turned on the spell checker when there is green shading around the button. Spell check is enabled in the picture below.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.