Click each step to see the action, click the picture or use the arrow keys

  • In this example we will be using the Messages app but these steps apply to any text entry screen

  • 1.

    Tap letters to enter text

  • 2.

    Tap Space to enter a space

  • 3.

    Double-tap Space to enter a period followed by a space

  • 4.

    Tap the Shift Key to enter uppercase letters

  • 5.

    Double-tap the Shift Key to turn caps lock on

  • 6.

    Tap the Delete Key to delete text

  • 7.

    To enter alternate keys for a character, tap and hold on the letter

  • 8.

    Drag your finger over the character you wish to use and then lift your finger

  • 9.

    To enter numbers and symbols, tap 123

  • 10.

    Tap #+= to view additional symbols

  • 11.

    Tap ABC to return to the keyboard

  • 12.

    As you type, the phone will suggest words it thinks you may be typing. The most likely suggestion will be highlighted. Tap the Space Bar to use this word

  • 13.

    Tap another suggestion to use it instead