Whether you are on iMessages, Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp, predictive text will prompt you with possible suggestions as to what you should or would like to type in next.
But at times, predictive text may irritate you especially when you are typing something in a language other than English or in your mother tongue, which may not be there your iPhone Language list. At this, you wish you had better disabled predictive text in your iOS 9-enabled devices. So we are now dealing with helpful information on how you can get rid of that predictive text.
You can also check our information on enabling and disabling predictive text in iOS 8.
There are two options to shut down the predictive text: either you can disable it temporarily or permanently.
How to Disable Predictive Text on iPhone or iPad Running iOS 9 Temporarily
Step #1. Launch any message app on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on the blank space to type.
When the keyboard appears on your phone’s screen, you can see a gray bar on which you will find suggested predictive text.
Step #3. Put your finger on the gray bar and swipe down.
Later, if you want to restore the predictive text, just swipe the bar up.
There is another method to disable predictive text in iOS 9.
Follow the first two steps as mentioned above.
Step #3. Tap and hold the world icon located on the left of Mic on keyboard.
Three options will pop up: Predictive, Language and Emoji.
Step #4. Toggle the Predictive option OFF.
You can see that the predictive text will disappear from the keyboard. Now, let’s see how you can permanently disable predictive text on iPhone/iPad in iOS 9.
How to Disable Predictive Text in iOS 9 Permanently
Step #1. Launch Settings app → Tap on General.
Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Keyboard.
Step #3. Now toggle Predictive OFF.
That’s done. You won’t be able to see any predictive text on any app in your iPhone.