iOS 9 keyboard tip: hide the microphone button for easier typing

Hide Microphone Icon from iOS 9 keyboard

The microphone button on the keyboard is important for users who often text voice message. However, it takes a little space and and makes the other keys smaller. Look at our tip to remove the microphone button from the keyboard on iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S plus or any older iPhone generations upgraded to iOS 9.

How to Hide Microphone button from Keyboard in iOS 9 on iPhone and iPad

Take the following steps to remove the Microphone icon from the keyboard in seconds.

  • From Setting > General
  • Tab Keyboard section
  • Scroll down, and disable “Dictation” at the bottom
  • After that, remove microphone button should be removed from keyboard.

Of course, that turns the Dictation on will show it again.

Remove the microphone button from keyboard


Just a little keyboard tip, but it would help since you always touch the microphone icon accidentally when typing the message.