You may disable auto-correction on the iPhone 14 by navigating to Settings > General > Keyboard and then turning off Auto-Correction.
Our explanation continues below with further information about altering auto correct on an iPhone, as well as screenshots of these procedures.
For more information on this issue, see this video about how to turn off iPhone 14 auto correct.
How to Disable Auto Correct on an iPhone 14
The instructions in this post were carried out using an iPhone 14 Plus running iOS 16.5.
These methods will also work on most other recent iOS versions, as well as most iPhone models, including the following:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
Step 1: Launch the iPhone Settings app.
Step 2: Scroll down and click on the General tab.
Step 3: From this menu, select the Keyboard option.
Step 4: Toggle off Auto-Correction by tapping the button to the right of it.
In the image below, I have turned off autocorrect on my iPhone.
You will be able to update this setting whenever you want to change whether or not your iPhone can correct what you type now that you know how to stop auto correct on iPhone 14.
Changing the Auto Correct Setting Video
Summary – Disabling Auto Correct on iPhone 14
- Go to Settings.
- Select General.
- Choose Keyboard.
- Disable Auto-Correction.
Related: How to Remove an App on iPhone 14
You should be aware that there are various other choices on this Keyboard menu that you can change to affect how you type. Among these alternatives are the following:
- Check Spelling
- Enable Caps Lock
- Smart Punctuation
- Slide to Type
- Delete Slide-to-Type By Word
- Character Preview
- “.” Shortcut
Typing on the iPhone 14’s small keyboard can be tough, and it’s quite common to make mistakes while sending an email or a text message.
The iPhone’s auto-correction feature can help with many of the troubles you may experience while typing, but it can also be unpleasant when this tool fixes things you don’t want it to.
Fortunately, the steps in our guide above demonstrated how to disable auto correct on iPhone 14 so that you may prevent the iPhone from attempting to correct anything that it believes has been mistyped.
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.
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