How to Get iPad Keyboard Caps to Unlock

Typing in all caps in an email or text message is like shouting.
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Just like standard desktop and laptop computers, the iPad can be set to type in all capital letters; occasionally, you might turn on the Caps Lock function accidentally. Because the iPad's keyboard is different, however, the process to turn off Caps Lock is not the same. Fortunately, if your iPad is stuck typing in capital letters, you can turn it off in seconds.

1 iPad Caps Lock Shortcut

When your iPad's Caps Lock function is turned on, the Shift key on the iPad keyboard, which looks like an up arrow, is dark gray. To turn off Caps Lock, tap the Shift key once. It will turn back to the pale gray color of the other keys. To turn Caps Lock back on, tap the Shift key twice.

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