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iOS 5 Has Secret Autocorrect Keyboard Bar That You Can Enable

Instead of the once hidden, now officially confirmed bugs that are causing battery issues for iOS 5 users, the operating system contains something else that is hidden, but helpful. After performing a few simple steps using iBackupBot, users can unlock an autocorrect keyboard bar for regular use, seen to the left.

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  1. Download iBackupBot
  2. Backup your iOS device in iTunes
  3. Open iBackupBot, then find and load the backup
  4. Navigate to Library/Preferences/ and open the file (Note: If your software isn’t registered, you’ll have to press cancel in order to open the file)
  5. Add in the code: <key>KeyboardAutocorrectionLists</key><string>YES</string>
  6. Save your changes, then restore from backup using iBackupBot

If done correctly, you should now have an autocorrect keyboard bar in iOS 5. Happy autocorrecting!

(Sonny Dickson via 9to5Mac)

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