How to Turn Off Autocorrect on iPhone (iOS 7)

Autocorrect feature on iPhone is widely famous for changing words, intentions, lives and destinies since Apple introduced the feature.

Autocorrect is the perfect excuse for cursing someone and for nasty messages that you wanted to send for a long time to your friends and partners and to whatever you might have slipped in your conversation by sending the text. There are some funny, sad or horror stories connected to Autocorrect.


Step 1. When we tap “Notes” from home screen and tap “New” to start writing a new travel note, we can see Autocorrect is on and in action. It does not know about certain geographical names and replaces them with rather weird word choices.

Autocorrect feature in action on iPhone running iOS 7

Step 2. When Autocorrect provides you more trouble than help, it’s time to disable it. Press home button to return to home screen. Tap “Settings” app and select “General”.

Step 3. Tap “Keyboard”.

Step 4. Turn the Auto-Correction slider to OFF: from green to white.

turning Autocorrection off on iPhone running iOS 7

Step 5. Now when Auto-Correction function was disabled, press home button to return to home screen and tap again Notes app. Let’s tap the name of the previous note that we did not manage to write properly. Now we can enter any geographical name, any nickname or slang word without fear of being autocorrected.

checking the disable Autocorrect function on iPhone running iOS 7

Result: Congratulations! You have received the right of making your mistakes when typing, not someone else’s.