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2 Useful Feature of Globe Button on the keyboard

If you have more than three keyboards installed, the keyboard will show a globe icon next to the spacebar. With globe icon, you can quickly switch the keyboard language, as well as turn on or off predictive text in iPhone/iPad. Here will show you how to make full use of globe icon in iPhone/iPad.


Option 1: Switch Keyboard Input Language

If you have iOS 10 or later, your keyboard automatically switches between the two languages you type with the most, when tap on globe button. While if you touch and hold the globe button, it allows to quickly switch to a different keyboard, like a third-party keyboard, emoji or a language keyboard.

Step 1: Go to an app and tap a text field to access the keyboard.

Step 2: Touch and hold Global icon to display a menu of keyboards.

Step 3: Move your finger to choose a new keyboard.

Quickly switch keyboard input language

Option 2: Quickly Turn Off Predictive Text

Predictive text is an input technology used where one key or button represents many letters. If you don't like this feature, use these following ways to disable predictive text.

Way 1: Quickly turn off predictive text in onscreen keyboard

To turn off predictive text, touch and hold Global icon, then tap Predictive.

Turn on or off predictive text

Way 2: Easily disable predictive text in Settings

Go to Settings > General > Keyboard, tap Predictive disable it.

Enable or disable Predictive in Settings