In this podcast, Scott Davert demonstrates using the Misspelled Words rotor option in iOS. He notes some of the limitations, what to do when a misspelled word does not have the replacement word you want, and proves to us he doesn't always know what he's talking about. Note that as of iOS 12.1, this rotor option appears in text fields with Safari, Mail, and Messages. At this time, it's not available in Notes, Pages, or Microsoft Word.
By AppleVis, 4 November, 2018
AppleVisPodcast1184.mp3 (8.93 MB)
Spell checking using the misspelled word rotor option
Excellent informative podcast explaining the feature and how it works. Thanks for this Scott!
Nice but it would had been better also if show how to do it without using the braille. Most of you do not use any type of Bluetooth keyboard be it braille or regular keyboard. Using the iPhone itself would be better.
He explained the steps for
He explained the steps for all input methods. A really well done podcast. Now we wait on Apple to implement this feature everywhere.
Not working for me
Thanks for the informative Podcast, but I'll be stuffed if I can make this feature work.
On an iPhone 6S, IOS 12.1, with Check Spelling enabled and working within the Messages App I only hear a "Thunking "sound every time I swipe down after activating this feature in the rotor.
I even tried using the same words misspelled as in the Podcast... :(
I am not sure whether this feature is not supported on my 6S or if there are other Keyboard settings I need enabled. Any thoughts appreciated....
Use English US keyboard
Just check whether you are using English US keyboard. If the English keyboard for another region is set, that may be the reason why it's not working.
Well, Crikey ...
Crikey Mate, I've been flat out like a Lizard drinking trying to fix this, but I think me old Cobber Tripolice has hit the nail on the head
I'm using Orstraylian English, which is 64% more locker than regular Australian English, so I recon I'm stuffed like a Jumbuck into a Tucker Bag.
Anyway, like a bucket of prawns in the sun, I'll be off...
Misspelled Word Rotor Option Now in Notes
As Scott noted in the podcast, the misspelled word rotor option was originally not present in many apps, including the notes app. I have just discovered that it is now present in the notes app. To me, this makes the feature much more useful.
This podcast is still good 4 years later
This is still an excellent podcast 4 years later. It works a lot better today as well. Nice to see.
Question About Misspelled Words
I've been using this feature happily since it first appeared in iOS. I do have one question though. Is there a way to get VoiceOver to spell out the suggestions? Most of the time it's obvious what the correct suggestion is, but sometimes words can sound similar. It would be nice if there was a way to spell the suggestion without a Braille display. That's why I thought I'd ask here in case I was missing something.