1. pappy53's Avatar
    Just a question to throw out there. What would be your opinion of Apple changing the keyboard to lowercase letters, and only show uppercase when the shift key is activated? This seems like it would be a logical move to me, as then I wouldn't have to look at the shift key to see if it was in upper or lowercase.
    01-09-2014 09:04 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    That would definitely be the logical thing to do, and like you, I've a wondered about the exact same thing. I think I'd welcome the change if Apple were to apply it.
    01-09-2014 09:06 AM
  3. John Yester's Avatar
    Always wondered this since I first moved over to Apple...


    Now I feel if it has not happened, it won't happen.
    01-09-2014 09:24 AM
  4. Spencerdl's Avatar
    That does make sense and I for one would welcome the change
    Susan Filtrante likes this.
    01-09-2014 09:54 AM
  5. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    I've tried a jailbreak tweak that does exactly that and I found it much more distracting to have the letters switching case when pressing shift. So I uninstalled it.
    01-09-2014 09:58 AM
  6. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I've tried a jailbreak tweak that does exactly that and I found it much more distracting to have the letters switching case when pressing shift. So I uninstalled it.
    Distracting in what manner, Karen? I mean, we still have to press the shift key to capitalize letters while typing. I'm just trying to get a better understanding that's all...
    01-09-2014 10:22 AM
  7. AgentHeracles's Avatar
    It would make sense for this to happen.
    01-09-2014 10:43 AM
  8. rayz336's Avatar
    In theory, it would make sense for Apple to do that but as Karen said the tweak that did it was distracting. It was odd because it seemed as if they cases switching would always catch the edges of your glance and shift your focus while typing.
    01-09-2014 10:58 AM
  9. pappy53's Avatar
    I don't understand the distraction.
    01-09-2014 12:19 PM
  10. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    In theory, it would make sense for Apple to do that but as Karen said the tweak that did it was distracting. It was odd because it seemed as if they cases switching would always catch the edges of your glance and shift your focus while typing.
    Yeah this is why I didn't like it.
    01-09-2014 12:25 PM
  11. pappy53's Avatar
    For my use, I had rather have a tiny bit of that distraction, rather than having to look at the shift key to see what case that I am in. But that's just me. ☺

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    Susan Filtrante likes this.
    01-09-2014 12:29 PM
  12. jerrykur's Avatar
    It makes sense to me.
    01-09-2014 07:16 PM
  13. Bj007pro's Avatar
    Err am I missing something here?
    I mean each time I hit the shift key the letters change to lower case to high.
    01-10-2014 12:28 AM
  14. Mikaella11's Avatar
    It does sound like a logical thing to do; I'd love it if they changed the keyboard to lowercase letters!

    I'm not sure what the "distraction" is exactly, but if I find myself having a difficult time with a new lowercase keyboard, then I'll probably look for an app that will revert to the uppercase.
    01-10-2014 03:29 AM
  15. Amy wineBerry's Avatar
    Err am I missing something here?
    I mean each time I hit the shift key the letters change to lower case to high.
    They are referring to the keyboard itself and not what is shown while typing. If you look at the keyboard, the letter are all uppercase regardless of whether you hit shift.
    01-10-2014 03:33 AM
  16. Amy wineBerry's Avatar
    Just a question to throw out there. What would be your opinion of Apple changing the keyboard to lowercase letters, and only show uppercase when the shift key is activated? This seems like it would be a logical move to me, as then I wouldn't have to look at the shift key to see if it was in upper or lowercase.
    I definitely understand the logic. But I guess Apple has been treating the software keyboard like a physical keyboard. Physical keyboard keys don't change appearance when shift is activated.
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    01-10-2014 03:35 AM
  17. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I'd welcome it. I'd more so welcome the option to have it to make both parties happy.
    01-10-2014 04:03 AM
  18. taz323's Avatar
    Would welcome it, would be very useful.
    01-10-2014 04:15 AM
  19. swarlos's Avatar
    I'd welcome it. I'd more so welcome the option to have it to make both parties happy.
    I agree it would be nice if Apple started implementing features like this but also keep the option to use the original keyboard if the user wanted. I think that would benefit Apple greatly to compete more with Android as that camp seems to like to beat the customization and ability to choose default apps horse to death as the advantage over iOS.
    01-10-2014 04:17 AM
  20. icu's Avatar
    It's one of the most frustrating things for me since getting an iOS device (rMini + Android phone). It's especially frustrating when entering in passwords as my passwords always involve long strings of upper and lower case letters and symbols. Any kind of indication would be nice no matter how subtle, but it just makes total sense (by the same token allowing the use of 3rd party keyboards just makes sense as well so ...).
    01-10-2014 12:52 PM
  21. jburke82's Avatar
    It has never been an issue to me, and honestly I don't even know if I have really noticed it until reading the OP's comments! Haha. But now it makes sense; I wouldn't mind it either way. I am so used to the iPhone keyboard as is.
    01-10-2014 05:36 PM
  22. mbar9607's Avatar
    I'd welcome it as well
    01-10-2014 07:56 PM
  23. wolfedude88's Avatar
    I would welcome the change. It doesn't drive me insane but it can be a nuisance.

    I would like an option for those that don't so well with change.
    01-10-2014 08:14 PM
  24. RobertAdams313's Avatar
    I agree it would be nice if Apple started implementing features like this but also keep the option to use the original keyboard if the user wanted. I think that would benefit Apple greatly to compete more with Android as that camp seems to like to beat the customization and ability to choose default apps horse to death as the advantage over iOS.
    I love apple but when have they given us customization for anything? I mean the most customization we get is turning the white down and more contrast throughout the system and making font bigger/smaller. A lot of these jailbreak tweaks should be built in. Like the option of putting whatever you want in the control center.

    Getting back on topic I've never tried it but it hasn't ever bothered me. I usually don't watch the keyboard when I type.


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    01-10-2014 11:15 PM
  25. swarlos's Avatar
    I love apple but when have they given us customization for anything? I mean the most customization we get is turning the white down and more contrast throughout the system and making font bigger/smaller. A lot of these jailbreak tweaks should be built in. Like the option of putting whatever you want in the control center.

    Getting back on topic I've never tried it but it hasn't ever bothered me. I usually don't watch the keyboard when I type.


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    I wasn't saying they've given us customization. I was saying that's what the Android camp likes to hold over us as something that makes Android better 'hands down' which in my opinion customization gets boring after a while.

    Apple should though start giving users the option to customize to a point.


    Carried by a raven from the Wall.
    01-11-2014 12:25 AM
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