International keyboards let you type text in many different languages, including Asian languages and languages written from right to left. For a list of supported keyboards, go to www.apple.com/iphone/specs.php.Manage keyboards: Go to Settings > General > International > Keyboards. Add a keyboard: Tap Add New Keyboard, then choose a keyboard from the list. Repeat to add more keyboards. Remove a keyboard: Tap Edit, tap Edit your keyboard list: Tap Edit, then drag To enter text in a different language, switch keyboards.Switch keyboards while typing: Touch and hold the Globe key You can also just tap Many keyboards provide letters, numbers, and symbols that aren’t visible on the keyboard.Enter accented letters or other characters: Touch and hold the related letter, number, or symbol, then slide to choose a variant. For example: On a Thai keyboard: Choose native numbers by touching and holding the related Arabic number. On a Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic keyboard: Suggested characters or candidates appear at the top of the keyboard. Tap a candidate to enter it, or flick left to see more candidates.Use the extended candidate list: Tap the up arrow at the right to view the full candidate list. Scroll the list: Flick up or down. Return to the short list: Tap the down arrow.When using certain Chinese or Japanese keyboards, you can create a shortcut for word and input pairs. The shortcut is added to your personal dictionary. When you type a shortcut while using a supported keyboard, the paired word or input is substituted for the shortcut.
Turn shortcuts on or off: Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Shortcuts. Shortcuts are available for: Simplified Chinese: Pinyin Traditional Chinese: Pinyin and Zhuyin Japanese: Romaji and 50 Key