How to stop iPhone correcting UK to I'm

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by joe8232, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. joe8232 macrumors regular

    Jun 21, 2005
    Does anyone else have the problem where their iPhone keeps correcting uk to i'm - this is particularly annoying when typing web addresses. Is there a way to add words to a list that will not get auto-corrected? Also get it with st (I live in St. Andrews) which it corrects to at. Very annoying.
  2. Moi un Mouton macrumors 68000

    Mar 18, 2008
    Bracknell UK
    I think that if you refuse a specific auto-correction about 5 times, by pressing the bubble each time before accepting it, it will stop doing it after that.
  3. mickbab macrumors 65816


    Sep 13, 2008
    Sydney, Australia
    the iphone has a "smart" dictionary so if you keep typing words and x-ing the recommendations it will learn your words.
  4. NekoFever macrumors member

    Apr 29, 2005
    BTW, if you're typing 'uk' in URLs as part of '', hold down on the '.com' button and it'll offer a shortcut to '', assuming your keyboard is set to UK English. If you can't solve a problem, find a way around it ;)
  5. atiffarooq macrumors 6502


    May 27, 2006
    I didn't know this and I thought I had worked out all the little shortcuts. Thanks!
  6. ajnicho macrumors 6502a

    Sep 24, 2008
    I've typed millions of times and clicked the x bubble but it continues to correct it to I'm.

    the .com button is not always present when typing in email addresses in forms etc.
  7. joe8232 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 21, 2005
    I agree that the is quite handy but I also type quite a bit but sadly apple doesn't let you customize the shortcut options :(
  8. hollerz macrumors 6502a


    Sep 13, 2006
    Durham, UK
    This annoys me too, I've been refusing the auto suggestion since the phone came out and it still hasn't stopped doing it!
  9. Shad0w59 macrumors member

    Jun 24, 2008
    Jailbreak plus the appropriate package can turn off auto correct.
  10. JAWWC macrumors regular

    Jun 1, 2008
    I have this problem. I don't want to turn off auto correct completely, I just wish this function people say was true, but it never seems to remember when I press the x.

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