A new iOS 13
The QuickPath feature changes the way you tap on your . Even after began allowing third-party keyboard apps on the and its own keyboard lacked the ability to input gestures. If you've used an Android phone or one of the on your iPhone, you already know how much faster it can be to slide your finger across the keyboard to spell a word, instead of tapping on every single key.
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Please note that iOS 13 is still in beta and features can and will be changed before final release this fall. We update this post with the most up to date information we have. If you want to helpyou can install it according to the instructions . Let's take a look at how the new gestures input in iOS 13 is used.
QuickPath is enabled by default after installing iOS 13. All you have to do is place one finger on the keyboard and slide your finger across the screen. For example, if you want to type "avocado", first place a finger on the "A" key and then draw a line to the "V", followed by "O" and "C", and so on, until you connect each letter of the word. When you're done, lift your finger off the keyboard. The next word (or words) is entered the same way.
As with traditional typing, you do not have to be precise about your gestures – iOS predicts what you're trying to say as you swipe the keyboard. Do the following: As long as you are in the general area of a letter before proceeding to the next, the likelihood that iOS will do this will either be right, or at least you have the right option in the QuickType bar.
As you can see in the above GIF, I could "How are you?" With three quick swipes via the keyboard, two of which moved back and forth on the same row of keys, and iOS 13 did it right.
The more you use QuickPath, the better you will handle it, and the better iOS 13 can tell you what to say.
If you absolutely hate QuickPath and you do not want it to be an option at all, you can turn it off in the Settings > General > Keyboard > Slide to Type .
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