How to Clear Keyboard Dictionary and Cache on iPhone, iPad

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

iOS keyboard is an incredible and flow lees performance typing pad compared to other Smartphone in worldwide. From iOS 8 and later, we found many changes on iPhone and iPad Keyboard. Major tow functions revolutions are Predictive text (Quick type) and Third-party iOS keyboards support. Another unknown function is that the iOS keyboard created a user’s typing history and at all that make a dictionary for the purpose to suggest spelling and to make writing experience very fast than ever before. Whenever you reject Apple’s suggest words by choosing your words, then it will add all your words to a dictionary. If you want to remove/ Clear Keyboard history on iPhone and iPad, then you can do that by the following guide.

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The advantage of Reset Keyboard Dictionary

To delete words from the Predictive text on the iOS keyboard.

To reject unwanted correction words or spelling.

Instead of added dictionary words, your phone will get more space to show up professional words as a suggestion. Here precise keyword history equal to Reset Keyboard Dictionary.


You can’t do Undo your iPhone Reset Keyboard Dictionary.

Four Steps to Reset/Clear keyboard History on iPhone, iPad

Step #1. Go to Settings from your iPhone Home screen (Settings App appear likes a Gear icon)

Step #2. Tap General. Then scroll down the screen to Reset.

Reset Keyboard Dictionary iOS 10 on iPhone

Step #3. Inside Reset Screen, choose Reset Keyboard Dictionary. You’ll be asked to enter your device passcode for confirmation.

Step #4. You’ll get a message to Reset Dictionary.

how to Reset Keyboard Dictionary iPhone

Because you will lose all custom words those you have typed on your iOS keyboard and you are returning the keyboard dictionary to factory Settings. If you agree, then tap Reset Dictionary and click on the home button to go back and do your task.

keyboard dictionary to factory settings

Don’t worry. This way can’t affect iOS Text Replacement which is created by you under the keyboard settings, as well as Predictive text and other settings of the keyboard. By the way, by using the above steps, you can be deleted keyboard History manually whenever you want in future.

For that guy who is facing the problem that your iPhone reset keyboard dictionary doesn’t work? You should restart your iPhone. Then try it again.

You can also try alternative third-party iOS keyboard. If I’m talking about me, I’m using Switching keyboards on my iPhone XS Max phone on keypad needed Applications such as WhatsApp, iMessage, Facebook Messenger, Instagram comment, Snapchat and more.

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