Here is how you can set up and use multilingual typing on your iPhone

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iOS 10 includes the remodel of the Messages app with a lot of changes and new features, thereby making your daily messaging activities much quicker and easier. With iOS 10, Apple’s QuickType predictive keyboard has enormously improved, as it has become more useful for typing. Basically, QuickType predictive keyboard suggests you words in accordance with your conversation style.


Noticeably, with iOS 10, QuickType predictive keyboard now supports multiple languages without even switching keyboards. This is really a handy feature, as it lets you type in multiple languages simultaneously on your iPhone. Besides, you can fully take advantage of the auto-correct function to get appropriate word suggestions.

In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to set up and use multilingual typing on your iPhone. Before we begin, make sure that you are now running iOS 10 or newer.

  1. Steps to set up multilingual typing on your iPhone

Step one: You first need to head to the Settings app from your Home screen, select General and tap on Dictionary to proceed

Step two: Once you are done, all you need to do is to select any languages you wish to use with the QuickType keyboard on your iPhone

Step three: Wait a few seconds for the download to finish. After that, go to the Settings, select General, scroll down a little bit to Keyboards, tap on it and select Keyboards

Step four: You are now supposed to tap Add New Keyboard and select the language you downloaded earlier

Step five: Once you are done, close the Settings app

  1. Steps to use multilingual typing on your iPhone

Once you have successfully added keyboards and downloaded dictionaries, you now can use the QuickType as usual. Besides, you can easily change your preferred languages by heading to Settings > General > Language& Region > Preferred Language Order. Once you are done, the QuickType keyboard will suggest appropriate words in your preferred language.

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