Fixed – QuickPath Typing Not Working on iOS 14/13.5.1 and iPadOS: Hanging, Crashing, Won’t Type

Last Updated on Jul 16, 2019

Fix QuickPath not working on iOS 13 and iPadOS. After the Update your iPhone, iPad Every one Eger to know about how to QuickPath typing works on iOS and iPadOS. Before that People are using Third-Party Keyboard app on iPhone such as Gboard and other Alternatives. Now Time to use uninstall or Switch Third-Party to Apple Keyboard, However, now if you own iPhone and iPad updated with iOS 13 then, it is quite easy to use swipe keyboard on iPhone. Apple’s Official keyboard is Very smart but Some times internet software issues creating a problem like Keyboard Won’t understand the Quickpatch Word or Low Accuracy.

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Swipe type on iPhone allows us to type blindly and with double speed. No need to press alphabet on the keyboard, just swipe over and get done with your phrase. Recently, iPhone and iPad users have complained that Swipe type not working on iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. If you belong to one of them, they probably should start troubleshooting with the following tricks.

QuickPath Not Working on iOS 13 and iPadOS, How to use Smoothly?

Solution 1: Disable/Enable Slide to Type on iPhone and iPadOS

QuickPath Not working on iOS 13 and iPadOS 13? Are you sure there is a problem with iOS update? I think you should re-check that you have enabled Slide to Type on your iPhone. without turning on Slide to Type, iPhone won’t allow you to use QuickPath. Here’s how to enable Slide to Type,

Step #1: Go to the “Settings” app on iOS 13 iPhone/iPad.
Step #2: Tap “General”.
Step #3: Open “Keyboards”.
Step #4: Toggle on “Slide to Type”.

Enable Slide To Type on iPhone keyboard

Enable Slide To Type on iPhone keyboard

For iPad option is “Slide on Floating Keyboard to Type

That’s it.

Solution 2: Use Apple Keyboard on iPhone, iPad [Relevent Settings]

To use Swipe keyboard on iPhone in iOS 13 and iPadOS, you should be using Default Apple Keyboard only. Previously, we were using third-party keyboards to use swipe keyboard on iPhone, however, with iOS 13 the default Apple Keyboard allows you to use swipe keyboard. So make sure to use only Apple Keyboard on iPhone and remove all third-party keyboard applications to save storage.

How to Use QuickPath on iPhone and iPad

How to Use QuickPath on iPhone and iPad

How to Use Apple QuickPath Keyboard On iPad in iPadOS

In the latest iOS Update, Apple Added New Swipe Keyboard that named QuickPath. This Keyboard Function can work on iPhone, iPad running on iOS 13 and iPadOS or Later Version. But iPhone, iPad Users are quite confused about how to use and What Should I do if QuickPath is disabled under the settings. Some people don’t like this feature, So we can enable and Disable QuickPath on iOS and iPadOS under the Settings app.

Enable QuickPath Floating Keyboard to Type on iPadOS

Enable QuickPath Floating Keyboard to Type on iPadOS

Here’s is the Settings for iPadOS. Go to the Settings App > General > Keyboard > Scroll to last and Enable the toggle Slide on Floating Keyboard to Type option. Once you enable on your iPad, This QuickPath is only working on a Floating keyboard. So first convert Normal big iPad keyboard to Floating Keyboard like iOS Keyboard. Next Point is how to use a floating keyboard on iPad.

First Convert your iPad Keyboard to Floating Keyboard

Pinch Zoom in to use Foating Keyboard on iPadOS in iPad

Pinch Zoom in to use Foating Keyboard on iPadOS in iPad

To use QuickType Keyboard or QuickPath on iPadOS keyboard, First, convert Normal Keyboard into the Floating keyboard. Using Two fingers, Pinch Zoom in and Pinch Zoom Out the Keyboard On iPad to Enter or Exit Floating keyboard respectively.

Pinch Zoom in using Two fingers on Keyboard collapse keyboard in to small like iOS, Check the below image. and move it on screen using Two fingers or Drage it using Bottom Keyboard bar.

Now, Use QuickPath Type on Floating iPad Keyboard

Use QuickPath Swipe to Type Keyboard on iPadOS on iPad

Use QuickPath Swipe to Type Keyboard on iPadOS on iPad

To start Using QuickType on iPad Keyboard, Your iPad Keyboard must be float and Floating Keyboard to Type must be enabled under the settings app. Refer above Two points to understand more in deep. Now, Select the First key and Swipe the finger on Keyboard keys that cover all the Character in Word or line.

Solution 3: Hard Reboot iPhone

Since you have verified both the prerequisites to use QuickPath and still Swipe keyboard not working on iPhone after updating to iOS 13? Sometimes our iPhone got stuck with minor glitches and basic functions like keyboard not working on iPhone occur. To fix such problems, hard restart the iPhone and try your luck.

For iPhone 8 or later and iPad (Without Home Button),

Step #1: Press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
Step #2: Press and quickly release the Volume Down button.
Step #3: Press and hold the Side button, until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

For iPhone 7/7Plus,

Step #1: Press and hold the Volume Down button and Power button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

For iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPad,

Step #1: Press and hold the Sleep/wake button and Home button until the Apple logo displays on the screen.

Delete Third-Party Keyboard

Your iOS keyboard is lagging because of too much load coming while you wipe the finger on the keyboard. I recommend to delete or uninstall a third-party keyboard from an iOS device or iPadOS.

1: On your Keyboard panel, Touch on Hold on Globe icon At the bottom left corner of the Keyboard. A keyboard will show a popup menu with the first option is Keyboard Settings, Just go through this option and directly jump into your device’s keyboard settings.
2: On the Keyboard Settings, the First option is Keyboard, with a number of Active keyboards, Tap on it. and Find all Third-party keyboard installed and activated for use.
To Delete, particular keyboard, Tap on Edit button option at the top right of the screen.
Now, Swipe to left for uninstalling and Delete Keyboard app completely from your iOS device & iPadOS.

QuickPath to type crashing app on iOS and iPadOS

Most convinced reasons behind Quickpath on Keyboard keeps crashing app while you start typing. That means sometimes wrong with your particular app. Maybe the problem with App Development or Outdated IOS version. The app is compatible with the Latest iOS keyboard. I recommend updating your app from the app store.

Unluckily the problem still not fixed after use on updated app, Contact App Developer and Share your problem with them.

Solution 4: Reset All Settings

When you Reset All Settings on iPhone, it resets all the customized settings that you have made in your iPhone. In case, if you have created issue unknowingly on the settings app, then also QuickPath will not work in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. For once, perform this action, you won’t lose any data. Later, you can customize and change settings as per your convenience.

Step #1: Navigate to the “Settings” app.
Step #2: Tap “General”.
Step #3: Scroll down to the last and select “Reset”.
Step #4: Lastly, go for “Reset All Settings”.

Solution 5: Update iPhone

To use QuickPath, it is necessary to update the iPhone and iPad to iOS 13. As you know, QuickPath is a newly introduced feature for iPhone users and it only comes with iOS 13. Why don’t you turn on auto-update on iPhone and iPad that will keep your iPhone up to date. Make sure to connect the iPhone and iPad to good Wi-Fi network before updating.

Turn on Auto-Update on iPhone/iPad,

Step #1: Launch “Settings” app.

Step #2: Tap on your name.

Step #3: Select the “iTunes & App Store”.

Step #4: Enable the “Automatic Downloads” for Apps, Updates and more.

How to manually update the iPhone and iPad,

Step #1: Open the “Settings” app.

Step #2: Then, tap “General”.

Step #3: Lastly, select “Software Update”.

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Solution 6: Check iPhone/iPad Compatibility

iOS 13 brings hundreds of new features, but also eliminating support for some iPhone and iPad. If you don’t know what are the iOS 13 supported devices, then check it out the list.

iOS 13 compatible iPhone,

  • iPhone 6S/6S Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 7/7Plus
  • iPhone 8/8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone XR/XS/XS Max

iOS 13 compatible iPad,

  • 9-inch iPad Pro
  • 11-inch iPad Pro
  • 5-inch iPad Pro
  • 7-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad (5th and 6th Generation)
  • iPad Mini 4
  • iPad Mini (5th Generation)
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air (3rd Generation)

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