How to Install External Third Party Keyboard for iPhone (iOS9)

This tutorial will show you how to add external third party keyboard for iPhone.

Introduction: Such keyboards are available to download from the App Store.

You’ll need to download a third party keyboard before being able to add it to iOS, and when you download a keyboard, you must activate it separately. Here is the multi-step process

Step # 1 – Head to the App Store and download a third party keyboard like Swype, Swiftkey, or another

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Step # 2 – Open the Settings app and go to “General” and then choose “Keyboard”.

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Step # 3 – Tap on “Keyboards” and then select “Add New Keyboard”

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Step # 4 – Select the keyboard you downloaded in the first step.

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Tap on the newly added keyboard and flip “Allow Full Access” to ON*.

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Step # 5 – Exit out of Settings and head to anywhere with a text input, like Notes app to enable the New Keyboard.

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Tap and hold on the keyboard icon and choose your newly added third party keyboard.

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You can switch back any time by holding down the little keyboard icon again, and choose normal QWERTY keyboard.

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