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How To Turn ON And OFF Autocorrect On iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr

Fixing typos is a welcomed addition and knowing that you can rely on it as an automatic feature is supposed to bring you extra comfort. Nevertheless, some Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr users complained about getting wrong corrections from this feature. This, obviously, completely changes the entire situation. Because now you know that while you’re not paying attention, the Autocorrect can make adjustments that will actually make your texts look bad. And you don’t want this to happen, right?

To avoid this kind of stress, it is best if you turn off this feature and simply focus on writing your texts as correct as you can. That way, if mistakes do happen to slip, at least you know it’s your fault alone. How to handle this feature and turn it On or Off as per your own desire will, consequently, be our topic for today. The “hardest” part will be to get to that feature because the activation and the deactivation are just a matter of one, simple tap. Here’s what we mean…


The exact steps to better controlling the Autocorrect on iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus:

  1. Turn on the screen of your Apple phone;
  2. Open up the Settings section;
  3. Swipe to the General settings;
  4. Select the Keyboard options;
  5. Identify the option labeled as Auto-Correction;
  6. Tap on it to switch its toggle from On back to Off.


As suggested, when you want to turn the Autocorrect back on, return to these settings and switch its toggle to On. Hoping that you’re still using the Apple stock keyboard app, your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max or iPhone Xr should be very intuitive when it comes to adjusting these options. If you’re already using an alternative keyboard, there may be some slight changes in the process, though, nothing that you won’t be able to anticipate.

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