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Keyboard & Messaging tips on iOS 8.1

With change in user demand, iOS 8.1 have introduced some cool features when it comes to keyboard and messaging. They have introduced the third party keyboard option in iOS8 and that was one of the awesome move from Apple to give the user a freedom to type the way they want. Similarly quick reply option from notification panel for message is a cool add on.
 
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Today we are going to share some cool tips regarding keyboard and Messaging on iOS 8.1, hope you will enjoy and will help you in making maximum out of your Apple device. So let’s start first we will go through the tips of Keyboard:

Adding Emoji Keyboard

One of the common used keyboards in this social networking and instant messaging app world is Emoji Keyboard. So let’s start how you can add the Emoji Keyboard in your iOS8.1.
Setting > General > Keyboards > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard (its presence is after the Dutch Keyboard).


Adding third Party Keyboards:

As I said earlier third party keyboard was the best thing that Apple has done when it comes to keyboard, so let’s see how we can add the third party keyboard in iOS8.1.
Setting > General > Keyboards > Keyboards and then the select the third party keyboard which you have downloaded.

Hiding or Showing auto Suggestions

The New Apple keyboard shows word suggestions on what you type. If you don’t use this you can hide it to give you more space on the screen. Gently press and hold at the top of the auto-suggest bar and drag it towards the top row of keys. You can bring it back by dragging up from the top of the keyboard if you change your mind.
Now let’s talk about some cool tips from Messaging app.

What Time?

See when a message was sent by dragging the message bubble to the left.

Reply from Notification Panel

When you receive the message from someone and notification comes in your phone now you can reply to the message from there directly. Just drag it down and type the quick reply to send.

Quick Photo



If you are talking on iMessage you can press and hold the camera icon to reveal a new menu. Swipe up to take a picture or left to record a video.

See attachments

Go into a message from them >Details > and scroll down to reveal all the attachments you’ve sent them via iMessage.

Delete Messages

As before swiping from right to left in the Messages hub and you can quickly delete a conversation.



Delete older Messages automatically

Settings > Messages and then scroll down to Message history. Here you can opt to keep Messages forever, 1 year, or 30 days.

Blue VS Green

Blue is for iMessage and Green for SMS Messages.


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