iPhone/iPod Touch: Two Caps Lock Methods

   Posted November 13, 2008 by David Kirk in Apple iPhone

Using cap locks on iPhone or iPod Touch devices is a useful feature that most people never use. When twittering I use this all the time… LOL, BFF, ABITHIWTITB, XOXOXO, etc…

For some reason with the iPhone, to type a series of upper case letters most people do the following: press shift key -> let go and press the letter, press shift key -> let go and press letter -> rinse, repeat, etc.

However, just like a real keyboard, you can just hold the shift key while you press the keys you want to be upper case:

press and HOLD shift key -> press letter, press letter, etc.

Alternatively, you can enable double tab shift lock:

Settings -> General -> Keyboard -> Enable Caps Lock

Once this is enabled, tapping the shift key twice will turn on caps lock. When the caps lock is enabled, it will glow blue.

caps lock on iphone


About David Kirk

David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
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