Among other secret features like Panorama Mode, iOS 5 also hides android-like aurtocorrect keyboard bar. This hidden aurtocorrect keyboard bar in iOS 5 activates a bar on top of your keyboard that suggest autocorrected options based on what you type. You can insert those autocorrect suggestions into the text body.
Hit the jump to learn how to enable autocorrect keyboard bar in iOS 5 on iPhone 4S/4, iPad 2/iPad, iPod Touch without jailbreak.
Sonny Dickson is the man who discovered this hidden autocorrect keyboard feature in iOS 5. In a post published on his Posterous blog, he talks about the hidden feature and guide you through the steps to enable autocorrect keyboard bar in iOS 5.
From Sonny Dickson’s post:
iOS 5 hides another secret feature: an Android-like autocorrect keyboard bar. As you can see in the screenshot above, courtesy of Sonny Dickson, the bar lets users pick from a series of word choices.
Enable Autocorrect Keyboard bar in iOS 5
***Works on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPad and iPod Touch 4G/3G running iOS 5. No jailbreak required!
Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your computer, open iTunes and backup your iDevice by right clicking on the device from the left navigation pane.
Download iBackupBot [Download Link] and Install it.
Now launch the iBackupBot, find the backup you took in Step 1, Load it.
Go to: Library/Preferences/com.apple.keyboard.plist and open the file.
Add the following code to the file:
Save & Close the file.
Now right click on the backup within iBackupbot and Restore.
Your iPhone, iPad or iod Touch will reboot. If everything is done correctly, the Android-like autocorrect keyboard bar will now be enabled in your iOS 5 running iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
We have tested this method on iPhone 4 and iPad 2 and can confirm that autocorrect keyboard bar works fine. Here’s the end-result:
Have you managed to enable autocorrect keyboard bar on your iDevice? Leave your feedback in the comments section below…
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