Use Typing Feedback on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

With Typing Feedback in iOS 10, your iOS device can give you feedback as you type as well as speak text corrections and word suggestions.

Set up Typing Feedback

On your device, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Speech > Typing Feedback. From here, you can turn on the following:

  • Character Feedback: Turn on Characters to have your device speak letters as you type. Turn on Character Hints to have your device speak the phonetic name of the letter.
  • Speak Words: Have your device speak a word as you type it.
  • Speak Auto-text: Have your device speak auto-corrections and auto-capitalizations as they appear.  
  • Hold to Speak Predictions: You can touch and hold on a word to hear text predictions as you type.
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