Friday, December 9, 2022

How To Make Keyboard Bigger On iPhone?

To make typing & reading easier on iPhone, you can tweak a few settings and enlarge the keyboard.

This is mostly helpful for the iPhone having smaller screens like iPhone SE, iPhone 7 or 8 models.

Read through this article to know how to make the keyboard bigger on iPhone.

How To Enlarge Keyboard On iPhone?

Follow the methods described below to get a bigger keyboard for iPhone.

1) Change Display Zoom Settings

You can increase the keyboard height and button size on your iPhone. This will make the fonts and icons bigger on your iPhone. To do so, follow the steps given below:

  • Open iPhone Settings by tapping on the gear icon.
  • Choose Display & Brightness from the Settings window.


  • Under the Display section, choose the Display Zoom option.


  • Go to the Zoomed section and tap on the Set button from the top right corner.


  • From the next pop-up, choose the Use Zoomed option.


2) Enable Zoom In Accessibility

Using the Zoom in accessibility feature, you can easily zoom in or out when typing with the keyboard on your iPhone.

To do that, follow the steps given below:

  • Open iPhone Settings and tap on Accessibility.
  • Tap on Zoom and turn on the Toggle button.


  • Exit Settings. While typing, tap twice using three fingers to Zoom in.

You can drag up and down using three fingers to adjust the zoom size.

You can also drag your three fingers to move around the screen. Double tap on anywhere on the screen to return to the standard view using your 3 fingers.

3) Make All Text Appear Bold 

iOS provides a built-in option that can make all text appear bold. This will make the alphabet on the keyboard appear bigger.

To enable the option, follow the steps given below:

  • Open iPhone Settings and tap on Accessibility.
  • Select Display and Text Size.


  • Turn on the toggle button for Bold Text. It will turn green in color when enabled.


4) Turn Off The Lowercase Keys

Lowercase keys appear smaller compared to the Uppercase keys.

So, disable the Lowercase keys from your keyboard and shift to uppercase keys following the steps given below:

  • From iPhone Settings, open Accessibility.
  • Tap on Keyboards.


  • Under the Software Keyboards section, turn off the toggle button for Show Lowercase Keys.

5) Use Landscape Mode 

You can also use landscape mode to type on your iPhone keyboard. This will make it easier and more convenient for you to type.

Follow the instructions given below to do so:

  • Go to the Control Center and tap on the Lock Module. This will turn it off.
  • Now, you will be able to rotate the screen and use the keyboard in landscape mode.

6) Use Third-Party Tools

You can also use some third-party tools to change the size of your native iOS keyboard.

Many such tools are available in the market, like TuneKey, Typewise, or Reboard.

These are user-friendly tools and are easily available on Apple Store.

Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]

Here are some frequently asked questions by iPhone users who want a larger keyboard while typing:

  1. Why should I enlarge the keyboard on my iPhone?

You can enlarge the keyboard on iPhone to make typing and reading easier on iPhone.

2. Can I enlarge the keyboard on my iPhone?

Yes, you can increase the keyboard on your iPhone. To make the keyboard appear bigger, change zoom settings, select the bold text, use uppercase keys and use landscape mode.

  1. How do you customize your iPhone keyboard?

To customize your iPhone keyboard, tap on Settings > General > Keyboard. Then choose to Add a keyboard and select one from the provided list.

Closing Up

If the above article was helpful to you in enlarging the keyboard on iPhone, send us feedback in the comments section.

For more queries, feel free to ask us. We shall revert soon with answers.

Sanchita Das
Sanchita Das
Creative and focused. Always ready to learn new techniques and improvise accordingly. Loves to meet new challenges and explore new possibilities.


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