How to Turn on TTY on the iPhone 5

The TTY feature on the iPhone 5 is meant to assist individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It allows for communication through typing and texting.

This feature is not turned on by default, however, so if you need to use it on the iPhone 5, then you will need to locate the option with the iPhone’s Settings menu.

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Enable TTY on the iPhone

You will know that TTY is enabled on an iPhone because there will be a new symbol displayed in the status bar at the top of the screen. That symbol is indicated with the arrow below –

how to turn on TTY on the iPhone 5

So if you need to turn on TTY on your iPhone then you can follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open the iPhone 5 Settings menu.

open the settings menu

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Phone option.

open the phone menu

Step 3: Scroll down and locate the TTY option, then move the slider from the left to the right. There will be green shading around the slider when it is turned on, plus the previously mentioned symbol will be displayed at the top of the screen.

turn on the TTY option

You can use an Apple TV to mirror your iPhone 5 screen on your TV, plus stream videos from Netflix, Hulu Plus and more.

Now that you know how to turn off TTY on an iPhone 5, you will be able to use this feature on your device when necessary.

You can delete a text message conversation on the iPhone 5 if your messages app is working slowly, or if your messages are taking up a lot of space on your device.

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