Steps to get Multilingual Autocorrect on iPhone

The good news for iPhone users who are multilingual: iOS 10 does offer you autocorrect suggestions for multiple languages that you have enabled. To specify, users are now able to type text in multiple languages without even switching to a different keyboard. When you are typing a word in another language, the autocorrect will automatically correct you.

Previously, iOS 9 also let users to use write in multiple languages, but they had to switch between different keyboards manually, and the autocorrect would then understand which language you are typing.

In this post, we will walk you through steps to get multilingual autocorrect on your iPhone. Have a look.


Steps to Add a Language to iPhone Dictionary

To turn on this feature, the first and foremost thing you need to do is add another language to the Dictionary. Here’s how:

Step 1: Launch the Settings app > General > Dictionary.

Step 2: Scroll around to select the language you would like to add to your iPhone.

Step 3: Your iPhone should download the new language right away. Note that this might take a while.

Steps to Add a Language Keyboard

Once you are done downloading the dictionary for the language, you will need to add the language keyboard. To do this, follow these steps:

Step 1: Launch the Settings app > General > Dictionary.

Step 2: Next, select Keyboards again and tap on Add New Keyboard.

Step 3: Lastly, select the language you just added.

Steps to Use Multilingual Text with Autocorrect

When you are typing in another language, regardless of what keyboard you’re using, Autocorrect will offer you suggestions for multiple languages. You don’t have to switch to another keyboard.

That’s it. You are all done. Anything we missed? Run into any trouble getting multilingual autocorrect on your iPhone? Let us know by commenting below!

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