How to enable or disable the lowercase keys on iOS 9's keyboard

Up until a short time ago, the stock iOS keyboard was all caps. This got changed in iOS 9, the most recent major iteration of the OS, which introduced a dynamical case-shifting keyboard that switches between lower and capital letters. 

While it's a most useful feature that makes it easier to see what case you're about to be typing in, it might not suit just everyone. In case you've grown accustomed to the classic all-caps uppercase keyboard that has been cutting it well until iOS 9, worry not! You can either disable or enable the lowercase keyboard by simply flipping a switch.

As usual, we'll be showing you the ropes on how to do so.



1. cheetah2k

Posts: 2293; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

"dynamical case-shifting keyboard" HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA​HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHHAHA Android users be like WTF? This is just like the omission of MMS with the original iPhone, when everyone else had MMS... ah man this just made my day.. So you actually mean iPhone users just got a shift key...... boomshuckalucka.. woohoo

2. Hatshipuh

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

It's just about the keyboard dynamicaly display the case shifts, before it displayed things just like a hardware keyboard, it nevertheless still had a shift key ;)

5. zelase

Posts: 59; Member since: Apr 20, 2014

u copied iphonedo!! Boomshuckalucka!!

6. AlikMalix unregistered

Are you an idiot? Or acting like one. iOS always had a shift key, but the keyboard would change color not the letters when you switch between shifts.

3. gaming64 unregistered

Next guide: How to lock/unlock your phone.

4. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

If users of any OS need such guides, then something is wrong with that OS. I thought that iOS is most intuitive system, but with such guides, I'm not sure. Not trolling, just point on that useless article. Look how many articles phonearena posted related to iPhone - more than 70% of total articles. And that is for system with 25% market share worldwide.

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