Typing one-handed with QuickType keyboard

Apple iPhone 6S Plus on iOS 15.4.0

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Your device has multiple keyboard modes for typing with both hands or just one hand. Learn how you can change your keyboard so that you can type with just your left or right hand.

  1. Step 1/7

    From the Messages app, select a conversation.

    The indicator is in the center.
  2. Step 2/7

    Tap the Text Message field.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 3/7

    Touch and hold the Emoji key.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  4. Step 4/7

    Select a QuickType keyboard option.

    Note: QuickType has right and left-handed options. To exit, tap the Arrow icon on the keyboard.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  5. Step 5/7

    Compose your message.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  6. Step 6/7

    Tap the Send icon.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  7. Step 7/7
    Step 7 of 7:

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