Here's How To Use The One-Handed Keyboard In iOS 11

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Apple's iOS 11 update is now out and users seem to be loving it. There are quite a few visually pleasing features to go through, but one of the more useful ones is the one-handed keyboard.

For people with either of the 'Plus' phones, or just people with smaller hands, iOS 11 hands a handy function that pushes the keyboard over to one side of the phone, so it's completely accessible from your typing hand.

Here's how it's done:

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1. Open up your iPhone keyboard in the Notes or Messenger apps.

2. Press down and hold the emoji button (located in the bottom left of the standard keyboard).

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3. Three keyboard options will appear in the settings: Left-handed, standard, and right-handed. Select what works best.

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4. Once a one-handed keyboard is selected, a “chevron” sign will appear on the side of the keyboard. Selecting that will allow you to return to normal (aka standard) keyboard settings. 

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One-handed keyboards can also be made a default option:

1. Go to the settings app.

2. Select “General > Keyboard.”

3. Tap one-handed keyboard and choose either right or left. Or return here to turn it “Off” if you’d like to return the advanced world of two-handed keyboard typing. 

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Heads up to Mashable for the guide.