iPhone SE – How to Get the Caps Lock Option on My Keyboard

Have you ever tried to type a text message in all capital letters on your iPhone? Repeatedly pressing the Shift key before each letter can be cumbersome, so you may be wondering if there is a way to do a caps lock, like on a full-sized computer keyboard, so that you can type in capital letters a little more efficiently.

Fortunately it’s possible for you to do this by pressing the Shift key twice. This will put a horizontal line under the Shift key to let you know that the keyboard is in “Caps Lock” mode. However, this setting can possibly be turned off, so follow the steps in the tutorial below to find the Caps Lock setting for your iPhone keyboard so that you can enable it and stop using this handy little feature.


How to Enable Caps Lock on an iPhone SE

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone SE, in iOS 10.3.2. Enabling this option will let you put the iPhone keyboard into “Caps Lock” by pressing the Shift key twice. You can then tap the Shift key again when you are ready to exist Caps Lock.

Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

open the settings menu



Step 2: Select the General option.

select the general option



Step 3: Scroll down and choose the Keyboard option.

open the iphone se keyboard



Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Caps Lock to turn it on. When there is green shading around the button, Caps Lock is enabled. I have turned on Caps Lock in the picture below.

how to enable caps lock on an iphone se



As mentioned previously you can use Caps Lock by pressing the Shift key on the keyboard twice, and exit Caps Lock mode by pressing the Shift key again.


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