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Hey there! If you're looking to enable a one-handed keyboard on your iPhone XR, I've got you covered. Apple has included a feature called "Reachability" that makes it easier to use your iPhone with one hand. Let me walk you through the steps:
1. Open the "Settings" app on your iPhone XR. It's the gray icon with gears on your home screen.
2. Scroll down and tap on "Accessibility." It's in the third group of options.
3. In the "Physical and Motor" section, tap on "Touch."
4. On the next screen, you'll see an option called "Reachability." Toggle the switch to turn it on. When enabled, this feature allows you to bring the top half of the screen closer to your thumb for easier access.
5. Now, go back to your home screen or any app where you want to use the one-handed keyboard.
6. To activate the one-handed keyboard, simply swipe down on the bottom edge of the screen. This gesture will bring the top half of the screen down, making it easier to reach the keys with one hand.
7. You'll notice that the keyboard has shifted to the left or right side of the screen, depending on your preference. You can switch between left and right-handed mode by tapping on the arrow icon at the bottom of the keyboard.
That's it! You've successfully enabled the one-handed keyboard on your iPhone XR. Now you can type more comfortably with just one hand.
It's worth mentioning that not all apps support the one-handed keyboard feature. However, most native iOS apps, such as Messages and Safari, should work just fine. Keep in mind that third-party apps may have their own keyboard layouts and may not support the one-handed mode.
I hope this helps! If you have any other questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask.