One core theme with each new edition of iOS is the introduction of one or two features that fans have been hoping to see for years. With iOS 13, that feature is swipe typing, a first for the native iOS keyboard. Gboard for years, you might find yourself swiping is not quite your style. Luckily, the feature is easy to disable.
Swipe typing, or "Slide to Type" as Apple calls it, is just off the new and exciting addition to iOS in 2019. System-wide dark mode, a redesigned reminder's app , and "Look Around" in Maps are just over 200 new features you'll find on iOS 13. If you're not a fan of Slide to Type, you'll likely find yourself enjoying plenty of other changes the latest iPhone update has to offer.
Disabling Slide to Type is as simple as a few taps. First, head to Settings -> General -> Keyboards. Alternatively, you can launch the keyboard switcher, then by tapping "Keyboard Settings." That switcher wants to appear as either the Emoji icon or the icon, depending on your keyboard setup. How to Disable Swipe Typing in Apple's iOS 1