How to Fix Custom Keyboard Keep Switching to Default on iPhone/iPad


How to stop custom keyboard from switching to the default randomly? You can read this guide to get the method to fix this annoying problem.

August 30, 2016


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"After switching to SwiftKey, my keyboard keeps changing to default randomly. Any ideas what could be happening? Is this a known issue?"

A user from Reddit

Many people like to use the third-party keyboard like SwiftKey or Gboard instead of the default Apple keyboard. But you may also find that your new custom keyboard keeps switching back to the default one now and then just like the above user. You need to go back to your custom keyboard with the globe icon every time, which is kind of annoying. So there is a way that can stop such thing happening? Yes, there is. You can read the next part to get that method.

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How to Fix Custom Keyboard Keep Switching to Default on iPhone/iPad

Step 1. Go to Settings > Tap on General > Tap on Keyboard.

Step 2. Choose Keyboards > Tap Edit button.

Step 3. Tap Delete icon next your default keyboard > Tap Delete > Tap Done.

Fix Custom Keyboard Keep Switching to Default

Fix Custom Keyboard Keep Switching to Default


The third-party keyboards do not work in password fields, so when you are entering password it will go back to the default one.

If you want to add it back, you can go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard… > Choose the suggested keyboards or any language you prefer.

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