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Predictive emojis have been quite helpful to pep up your conversations on Messages app, which has been updated in the latest iOS 10. For some, predictive emojis can be intrusive in their interesting chat. But to my mind, this is quite helpful to smooth your chat as they save time by sending emojis instead of text.
For example, if you want to type in CAR in the text, the Predictive QuickType keyboard offers you an emoji of a car; this gives your communication an eye-soothing visual touch. At the same time, your message is conveyed and understood quickly and happily. But note that these predictive emojis appear only when you type a related word. If you enter ‘Happy’, you will notice a smiley; if you enter iPhone, you will find an emoji of an iPhone. How interesting, isn’t it?
While you are having an interesting conversation with your loved ones, predictive emojis should be working smoothly. If there is any hiccup, it would spoil your mood. To ensure that you resume your tête-à-tête quickly, you can follow a few solutions mentioned below.
How to Fix Predictive Emojis Not Working in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad
Toggle Predictive Keyboard ON/OFF
Users may clean forget to turn on Predictive keyboard from Settings.
Step #1: Launch Settings app on iPhone.
Step #2: Tap on General.
Step #3: Scroll down and tap on Keyboard.
Step #4: Here, you will find an option of Predictive. Toggle it ON, if it is OFF.
If the option is already turned ON, toggle it OFF and then turn it ON after a few minutes.
In final step, hold the Power and Home buttons simultaneously for ten seconds to reboot your device. This should solve the problem of Predictive keyboard.
Reset Keyboard Dictionary
There is another solution if the above workaround doesn’t work.
Step #1: Open Settings app on iPhone.
Step #2: Tap on General.
Step #3: Scroll down and tap on Reset.
Step #4: From the list, tap on Reset Keyboard Dictionary.
Step #5: If you have set a passcode, enter the code.
Step #6: Tap Reset Dictionary from the pop-up that is swiped up from the bottom of your phone screen.
Step #7: Now go back to Settings → General → Keyboard → Keyboards.
Step #8: Tap Edit button from the top right corner of phone screen.
Step #9: A red button will appear before Emoji; tap on that round red button.
Step #10: A new square in red will appear from the right side of phone screen; this is a Delete button. You need to tap this button to Delete Emoji option from keyboards.
Step #11: Now you need to bring back Emoji option in the Keyboards section.
Step #12: Launch Settings → General → Keyboard → Keyboards → Add New Keyboard.
Step #13: Select and tap on Emoji option from the list of keyboards list. Now come out of the Settings.
Finally, reboot your phone and then open Messages app on your iPhone. Now type in entries like Happy and Car to see whether corresponding emojis appear or not. Most probably, you should see emojis now.