[How To] Easily Reset iPhone/iPad Keyboard Dictionary to Defaults

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Apple has introduced all new keyboards in iOS 8 that learns as you type and with passage of time, it saves all kind of words you use and stores them in its memory. Now with predictive text option enabled, it will tell you which word you want to use, thus saving both your time and efforts. Read on for simple steps on how to reset iOS keyboard dictionary.

iOS Keyboard Dictionary

However, sometimes this feature of iOS keyboard dictionary can be frustrating sometimes, like it has auto correct words which you didn’t want it to correct or remember words like some abusive ones. What to do in such cases? It can be very bad if your children is using your iPhone and iPad and he accidentally learns that word? Well, this is where you want to reset your iPhone and iPad keyboard dictionary back to its default. How? We have put together a detail step by step tutorial to help you achieve this.

Those who are thinking that we will have ability to individually remove a perticular word from iPhone keyboard dictionary, let me clear that it is not possible and you have to completely reset Apple keyboard dictionary, which we will be doing here.

Guide to Reset iOS Keyboard Dictionary on iPhone/iPad

So by resetting the iPhone/iPad dictionary, all the words that it has learnt over the time with your usage, will be erased from its good memory and it will be like a children on its first day at school. To achieve this, you need to follow the instructions posted below:

  1. Launch the Settings app.
  2. Go to General.
  3. Scroll down and go to Reset section.
  4. There you will see option “Reset Keyboard Dictionary”.
  5. Tap on that.
  6. Now you will be asked your iPhone passcode.
  7. Give that passcode.
  8. As soon as your passcode is confirmed, the memory of your iPhone keyboard dictionary will be erased and it will be brand new.

That’s it.

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