Unlock the Power of Handwriting Mode on your iPhone

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Are you looking for a way to write on your iPhone without having to type it out? Then look no further than Handwriting mode!

With Handwriting mode, you can enter text directly onto your device’s screen with your finger or an Apple Pencil. This is a great way to quickly and silently enter your iPhone passcode or open apps from the Home Screen. It also works in word-processing documents, text boxes, shapes, and table cells in word-processing or page layout documents.

To get started with Handwriting mode, first make sure it is added to your device’s rotor by going to Settings > Accessibility > VoiceOver > Rotor. Once it is added, you can select the character type you want to use (lowercase, numbers, uppercase, or punctuation) by swiping up or down with thre fingers. To hear the selected character type, tap with three fingers.

Using an Apple Pencil in a document? Just tap where you want to write in the body of the document and then tap on the Scribble tool in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen before you start writing. With this handy feature it’s easy to turn handwriting into text so that others can read what you wrote!

Handwriting mode is a great way to speed up typing time on your iPhone wile still being able to express yourself clearly and accurately. Try it out today and see just how much faster you can get things done!

Enabling Handwriting on an iPhone

To enable handwriting on your iPhone, first go to Settings > Accessibility > VoiceOver. Then, scroll down to the Rotor section and tap on it. Make sure Handwriting is selected in the list of rotor options. You can then swipe up or down with three fingers to choose a character type (lowercase, numbers, uppercase, or punctuation). To hear the selected character type, tap with three fingers. Once you have enabled handwriting on your iPhone, you can use it anywhere that VoiceOver is enabled.

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Does the iPhone Support Handwriting?

Yes, iPhone does support handwriting! With the Handwriting mode on iPhone, you can enter text by writing characters on the screen with your finger. This feature is especially useful when you need to enter your iPhone passcode silently or to quickly open apps from the Home Screen. Apple’s Handwriting mode also recognizes many popular languages including English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

Turning On Handwriting Mode

To turn on handwriting mode on your Android phone or tablet, open any app that allows you to type, like Gmail or Keep. Tap whee you can enter text and at the top left of the keyboard, tap Open features menu. Tap Settings and Languages. Swipe right to turn on the Handwriting layout and then tap Done. This will activate the handwriting mode and allow you to write instead of type when entering text.

Using Apple Handwriting

Using Apple Handwriting is easy and intuitive. To begin, open the Trackpad Handwriting window by clicking the Input menu in the menu bar and selecting the Handwriting input source you added, or pressing Control-Shift-Space bar. If your Mac has a Touch Bar, you can also tap the customized Handwriting button to open the window.

Once the window is open, simply write out your words with one finger on your trackpad or finger on your Touch Bar, and watch as they magically apper in text form. Your handwriting will be converted into digital text, so you don’t have to worry about perfecting each letter or worrying about spelling. As you write, Apple Handwriting will even suggest words for you to choose from if it detects that you’ve made a mistake.

Once finished writing out your sentence or phrase, click Done in the top right corner of the Trackpad Handwriting window to insert your words into whichever document or application you’re usig at the time. With Apple Handwriting, it’s never been easier to type without lifting a finger!

Using an Apple Pencil on an iPhone

No, unfortunately it is not possible to write on an iPhone with a pencil. The Apple Pencil and Apple Pencil 2 are designed to work exclusively with iPads and thir displays, which have been specifically built to interact with the Apple Pencil. iPhones do not have the necessary display technology for the Apple Pencil to be compatible.

Writing on an iPhone Screen with a Finger

To write on an iPhone or iPad screen with your finger, you will first need to install a keyboard app like Gboard. Once installed, open any app that allows text entry (such as Gmail or Keep). Tap the text box and use your finger to slide across the letters of the word you want to type. Lift your finger after each letter, and the word will appear onscreen.


In conclusion, Handwriting on iPhone is a great feature that allows you to enter text without needing to type. It is a convenient way to enter your passcode silently or open apps from the Home Screen. Additionally, you can use the Scribble tool to turn handwriting into text in documents. With Handwriting mode, you can easily and quickly enter text with just your finger.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.