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5. As You Type, Your iPad Creates Errors, But Thinks It's Auto-Correcting

Your iPad has a few features designed to make data entry faster and easier using the tablet's virtual keyboard. For example, there's an Auto-Capitalization, Auto-Correction, and Check Spelling feature that will automatically fix what you're typing.

However, some users experience problems with these featured turned on. Their iPad tries to automatically guess what the user is typing or attempts to automatically correct misspellings, but winds up changing the intended word altogether.

To turn off these features, launch the Settings app from the Home Screen. On the left side of the screen, tap the General option. Then, on the right side of the screen, tap the Keyboard option. When the Keyboard screen appears within Settings, turn the virtual switches associated with Auto-Capitalization, Auto-Correction, and/or Check Spelling to the off position.

Depending on which of these features you deactivate, exactly what you type using the iPad's virtual keyboard is what will appear and remain on the screen within whatever app you're using. You may discover that keeping the Check Spelling option turned on is helpful because it notifies you of misspelled words, but does not automatically correct it.

Before sending out a document, email, text message, or other file created on your iPad, be sure to proofread it first to avoid potentially embarrassing mistakes

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