Get word suggestions & fix mistakes

You can use suggestions to type faster.

Important: Gboard is available for iPhones and iPads with iOS 9 and up. Only supported languages will offer suggestions. Learn whether your language is supported.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, install Gboard.
  2. Open any app that you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.
  3. Tap where you can enter text.
  4. Type a word. At the top of your keyboard, you’ll see suggestions:
    • If you see the word you want, tap it.
    • If you don’t like a suggested word, touch and hold it, and then tap Ok.

Use proofread with Gboard

Important: When you enter text with Gboard, proofread automatically corrects spelling and grammar mistakes.

  1. Enter text.
  2. At the top of your keyboard, tap Fix it.

Add words to your dictionary

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open any app you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.
  2. Tap where you can enter text.
  3. Enter the word you want to add.
  4. Tap the word underlined in red.
  5. Tap Add to dictionary.

Tip: Misspelled words might be corrected as you type. To undo any corrections that may have been made automatically, tap Backspace Delete.

Change the types of suggestions you get

You can choose the types of suggestions you see, like next words or emojis.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open any app you can type with, like Gmail or Keep.
  2. Tap where you can enter text.
  3. At the bottom of your keyboard, touch and hold Globe Globe.
  4. Tap Settings Settings and then Keyboard settings.
  5. Choose from the options.

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