Switch Keyboards on the iPad Air 2
Edited by Grimm, VisiHow, Eng
You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to switch keyboards on the iPad Air 2. In order to change one keyboard type to another on the iPad, you'll need to be in application that allows you to type. This can be any sort of application, such as Notes, Reminders, Calendar, and even the search option in "Settings". It doesn't matter what the application is. All that matters is that you should be able to type.
This is where some people type the most. You will have a message already started.
In order to open the keyboard, tap on the "Message" field
This will allow you to type text.
Let's type "Hi". This will give us pop-up predictive text options.
You can tap on a predictive text option
Tap on the globe sign to switch the keyboard
In this video, the keyboard will be switched to the emoji
layout. You can add an emoji
note such as a music icon or a smiling-face icon.
From the emoji layout, tap on the "ABC" icon to get to the next keyboard layout
Tap the globe sign again
This will take you to the next keyboard layout that you may have. In this video, it's the Russian keyboard.
In this video, you can type something in Russian
This will show pop-up predictive text options. This is how you switch keyboards.
If you want to quickly switch keyboards, you can tap and hold the globe button
Then, drag the finger up or down through the keyboard layouts to select the one that you want
Release the finger to select the keyboard
In this case, "English (US)" has been selected. This is particularly helpful if you have a number of keyboards on your iPad.
This has been a VisiHow tutorial on how to switch keyboard layouts on the iPad Air 2. If you have additional questions, comments, or suggestions about changing the keyboard from one type to another on your own iPad, please leave something in the section below; and we'll get back to you. Thanks for choosing VisiHow! Have a great day!
Video: Switch Keyboards on the iPad Air 2
Recent edits by: VisiHow, Grimm