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How to clear learned words on your iPhone

Reset iPhone Dictionary

If you're getting odd spelling suggestions when you type on your iOS keyboard you can reset your dictionary to factory defaults and start all over. This is helpful to erase "learned" misspelled words, joke spellings, common typos and words you have typed in a foreign language. Unfortunately there is no way to edit single words in iOS. You instead have to reset everything or create your own word shortcut.

How to turn off Keyboard Clicks on the iPhone keyboard

iPhone keyboard iOS 12

The never-ending tap, tap of physical keyboards has been replaced by a sound effect on the iPhone. Apple provides familiar clicking noises with its virtual iOS keyboard, which are enabled by default. While Keyboard Clicks may help to confirm that a character key is pressed, the sounds are not necessary. Some iPhone users may prefer to silence the iOS keyboard once and for all.

How to turn off Character Preview on the iPhone keyboard

iPhone virtual keyboard

The iPhone virtual keyboard made waves at its introduction over 10 years ago. To help iPhone users transition from a physical keyboard, Apple includes Keyboard Clicks and Character Preview with iOS. While the first feature provides audio feedback, the latter inflates the size of keys as they are being tapped. Some would prefer the keyboard character animation switched off, for privacy or other reasons.

Does my iPhone support Group FaceTime?

Group FaceTime

Apple is set to launch Group FaceTime with the release of iOS 12.1. The latest firmware, expected to roll out next week, will be publicly available sometime after Apple's October 30th press event in NYC. According to the iOS 12.1 user guide, Group FaceTime promises to bring video conferencing for up to 32 participants. So which iOS devices are compatible with Group FaceTime?

How to clear your Apple Podcasts app and save storage space

Podcasts Storage

Apple's stock Podcasts app is a great way to follow and support your favorite podcasters, but it can also be a drain on your storage. Subscribing to a podcast through Apple's app automatically downloads new episodes to your device. While this is a great feature to keep you updated with all the latest episodes, it is also a strain on your device's storage capacity. You can navigate to Settings > General > iPhone Storage to see just how much space your Podcasts app occupies on your device.

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