How to Add a Spanish Keyboard to the iPhone 5 in iOS 7

Typing in a foreign language is a pretty difficult thing to do with programs and devices that were designed for the English language. There are usually options that make it possible to add language-specific characters while you are typing, but they are often cumbersome or inconvenient. But if you find that you need to type a lot in a language other than English, such as Spanish, you can add a Spanish keyboard to the iPhone 5, which you can then access from any screen where a keyboard is available.

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Type on a Spanish Keyboard in iOS 7

This same method can be used to add language keyboards from other languages as well. All of the keyboards can be accessed by touching the globe icon to the left of the space bar, as in the image below.

touch the globe icon to the left of the space bar


This will switch the keyboard to the Spanish option, which looks like this –

how to add a spanish keyboard to the iphone 5 in ios 7


Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

touch the settings icon



Step 2: Select the General option.

select the general option



Step 3: Scroll down and touch the Keyboard option.

touch the keyboard button



Step 4: Touch the Keyboards button.

touch the keyboard button



Step 5: Touch the Add New Keyboard option.

select the add new keyboard option



Step 6: Scroll down and select the Spanish option.

select the spanish option



Then, to type with the Spanish keyboard, you can touch the globe icon to the left of the space bar, as described above.

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There is also an emoji keyboard that you can add in a similar way. Click here to learn how to add the emoji keyboard in iOS 7.

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