The function of swiping keyboard on iPhone is newly added in the iOS 13 version, which can make one-handed typing become much easier than before, you just need to use your thumb to swipe across QuickPath keyboard instead of pecking the keyboard with the individual key. In this article, we will teach you how to use QuickPath swipe keyboard iPhone and how to turn on this feature on your iPhone. Maybe you cannot get used to typing on the QuickPath keyboard if you are new to it, but once you have got into a habit of swiping keyboard on your iPhone, you will get the words and sentences browsed through in a quick way. It sounds interesting if you can master this typing skill, you will surely find that words typing is much quicker than before.

Part 1: Advantages of QuickPath keyboard on iPhone

The features of textual manipulation have been augmented and improved by Apple in the version of iOS 13, which are available for the users of iPad and iPhone and help make text handling work much easier. The newly added features called QuickPath, which is based on the native swipe keyboard. It is known well by the people who had got familiar with the extension of the third-party keyboard such as SwiftKey.


You don’t need to get your finger removed from the swipe keyboard when you are typing a word on QuickPath keyboard. For example, when you type “Apple”, you would put your finger on the letter A, then get your finger swiped across the keyboard on your iPhone screen from letter P to P, then letter L and the like. Once the word has been spelled out or a sentence has been finished with a point, you just need to get your finger lifted off the phone screen, then space will be added automatically by iOS to let you get ready to begin another new word or sentence. This above is one advantage of QuickPath. Another advantage of it is that it is smart enough to help you handle the word which includes double letters. For example, when swiping across the keyboard with three letters “cal”, the entire word “call” will show up once you get your finger removed from the screen. You may take time to get used to QuikPath keyboard, but when you become skillful in using it, the words can be typed in a quick way. Most of time, if you just hold your device in one hand, QuickPath is particularly convenient for you to compose the text by using your thumb. It should be noted that punctuation is also supported by QuickPath, so you don’t need to get your thumb lifted from the screen and then can end a sentence with a full stop by swiping your finger on the keyboard.


Part 2: How to turn on the swipe keyboard on iPhone

Here we will show you how to enable the feature of QuickPath on your iPhone. It is easy to find that this feature has been enabled by default, but if you want to turn on it, it can be done with ease. You can follow the steps as below:
1. Enter Settings app and then tap on “General” tab.
2. Tap on “Keyboard” option.
3. Ensure that the option Slide to Type is switched to On position for enabling the QuickPath feature. You also can get button toggled to Off position to disable the feature.

turn on QuickPath

You may notice that there is another option named Delete Slide-to-Type by Word in this setting part. When you tap on the backspace button, this feature will get the whole word deleted in an automatic way. It is great when you get used to using QuickPath, but you might take time in practicing and getting familiar with it to make your typing become more perfect.

Part 3: How to backup imessages to PC with Leawo iTransfer

Leawo iTransfer is a professional and intelligent transfer program which offers a great solution to the transfer issue between iOS devices, iTunes and computer. Not only iPhone transfer, but also iPod and iPad transfer can be done in no time without any data loss. Multiple kinds of files, such as SMS, apps, contacts, videos and more can be transferred between iOS devices and PC or iTunes. In addition, not only the data from iPhone, but also iPad or iPod files can be backed up to computer in a simple way. Apart from this, Leawo iTranfer is an excellent music management tool for music lovers, they can get the playlist of their iOS devices or iTunes well managed without any limit with Leawo iTransfer. The updated iOS devices and iTunes are also supported by this program.

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The key feature of Leawo iTranfer:
* Up to 12 kinds of files are supported to transfer between iOS device, iTunes and computer.
* It is a wonderful backup tool to get the files from iPhone, iPad and iPad backed up to PC.
* It is an outstanding music management tool to get playlist well organized and managed.
* It is a great iOS device manager to help users control fully on the multiple kinds of files, like media files, contacts, notes, SMS and more in an effective way.
* Based on the advance technology of scanning and transferring, Leawo iTransfer can transfer the data in a rapid and safe way.
* All the selected files can be transferred to the destination folder within several clicks in a few seconds.
* With the help of Leawo iTransfer, transfer and backup task can be done without any data loss, 100% safety and reliability are guaranteed during the transfer/backup process.
* Easy operation and intuitive interface are particularly designed for the users, even they are novice to this program, they still can use it skillfully without professional technology.

Hereby, we will show you a full tutorial of how to backup imessages from iPhone to PC with Leawo iTransfer step by step as below, let’s move on and learn.

Step 1. Finish downloading and installation of Leawo iTransfer on your computer Launch Leawo iTransfer on your computer and then plug in your iPhone to the computer via USB cable. After that, Leawo iTransfer will recognize and detect your iPhone in an automatic way. Then the library of your device will be displayed in the left column of the program window.

connect your iPhone to computer

Step 2. Select the imessages tab from the library in the left sidebar
Choose “SMS” tab below your iPhone library from the left sidebar and then you will see each single message is listed on the right part of the program window.

choose SMS in the left sidebar

Step 3. Select the messages which you would like to back up from iPhone to computer Click on every single message in the list and the related content can be viewed beside as well. Select the imessages you need to back up by checking the square box beside it. Then press on the “Export” button from the middle top menu.

choose the specified messages

Step 4. Choose a target folder to save the backed up imessages. After you click on “Export” button to get the imessages exported to your computer, a window will pop up and ask you to choose a target folder for saving the imessages that you want to back up. When you choose the location for the backed up imessages, name the files and press on “Save” button, then the imessages that you have chosen will be backed up to your computer. From then on, once your imessages get lost from your iPhone, you easily can retrieve them from the target folder which you have saved previously on your computer.

Now that you have learned how to use the QuickPath swipe keyboard on iPhone, your words typing will be quicker than before once you get used to it. And more important imessages will become worthy for you to back up from your iPhone to computer to prevent against data loss. Go to try on Leawo iTranfer and you will have an enjoyable experience in backing up your imessages effectively.