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Fix: iPhone Not Typing “I” – Types Boxed Question Mark or “a”?

Fix: iPhone Not Typing “I” – Types Boxed Question Mark or “a”?

While typing on your iPhone or iOS device, you may notice the letter “i" turning into a “?” with a box and shows the letter “A”. This is a bug in the latest version of iOS 11.1 and Apple will likely release a fix for it sooner than later. In the meantime, you can add a text replacement to fix this from happening. Follow the steps below.


  1. On your iOS device, go to Settings -> General -> Keyboard -> Text Replacement
  1. Select +
  1. For Phrase, type an upper-case “I”. For Shortcut, type a lower-case “i".
ios text replacement settings
  1. Click Save.


For more information, go to Apple’s website here.


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Wednesday, 15 August 2018
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