How to Turn Off Caps on iPhone

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of accidentally typing in all caps on your iPhone? Don’t worry, it’s a common frustration that many iPhone users face.

Fortunately, there’s a simple solution to this problem. In this article, we’ll show you how to turn off caps on your iPhone and type in lowercase like normal.

Method 1: Using the Shift Key

If you want to turn off caps on your iPhone temporarily while typing, you can use the shift key. Here’s how:

  1. Step 1:
  2. Open any app that allows text input, such as Messages or Notes.

  3. Step 2:
  4. Tap on the text field to bring up the keyboard.

  5. Step 3:
  6. To turn off caps lock and type in lowercase, simply tap on the shift key once. The shift key is located at the bottom left corner of the keyboard and is represented by an upward arrow.

Note: Turning off caps lock using the shift key only applies to the current word or sentence you’re typing. The next word or sentence will return to uppercase unless you tap the shift key again.

Method 2: Changing Keyboard Settings

If you want to permanently turn off caps lock on your iPhone and have all your typing automatically in lowercase, follow these steps:

  1. Step 1:
  2. Go to your iPhone’s Settings app and tap on “General”.

  3. Step 2:
  4. In the General settings menu, scroll down and tap on “Keyboard”.

  5. Step 3:
  6. In the Keyboard settings, you’ll see an option called “Enable Caps Lock”. Tap on the toggle switch next to it to turn it off. The switch should no longer be green.

    Note: Disabling caps lock in the keyboard settings will permanently turn off uppercase letters when using the shift key. You can always re-enable it by following the same steps.


    Now you know how to turn off caps on your iPhone and type in lowercase effortlessly. Whether you prefer a temporary solution using the shift key or a permanent change in your keyboard settings, it’s up to you. Say goodbye to accidental caps lock and enjoy a smoother typing experience!

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