How to Stop an iPhone 7 from Automatically Capitalizing Words

The steps in this guide are going to show you how to change a setting on your iPhone 7 so that it stops automatically capitalizing some of the words you type.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Choose the General option.
  3. Select the Keyboard option.
  4. Tap the button to the right of Auto-Capitalization to turn it off.

We continue this article below will pictures for each of these steps.

How to Stop Auto Capitalization on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.3.1, but will work on other iPhone models using this same version of iOS, as well as many earlier versions of iOS.

Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

open the Settings app

Step 2: Scroll down and select the General option.

open the General menu

Step 3: Choose the Keyboard option.

open the Keyboard menu

Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Auto-Capitalization.

how to stop automatically capitalizing words on an iPhone 7

Your iPhone will no longer automatically capitalize words when there is no green shading around that button.

Now that you know how to stop an iPhone 7 from automatically capitalizing words, you can control what letters in your texts and emails are capitalized manually.

Would you like to be able to send emojis to people, but you don’t seem to have that option? Find out how to get emojis on an iPhone by adding a keyboard that is included with the device by default.

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