1. ZMan3k's Avatar
    just like the safari browser, i have fat finger and typing with both thumbs is hard on the skinny little keyboard. Is there anything to turn the text message keyboard sideways????
    iPhone currently jailbroken running 2.0.1
    2008-08-17 09:32 AM
  2. Rated_R's Avatar
    No there is not. But I think that there should be an option to turn the whole UI into landscape. Like in setting you could choose landscape or portrait.
    2008-08-17 06:53 PM
  3. mac3194's Avatar
    how can u do that
    2008-08-17 08:45 PM
  4. DJ_McG's Avatar
    You cant do that, I think he was just saying you should be able to. Like Apple should put that in the next update.
    2008-08-17 09:33 PM
  5. halochamp's Avatar
    that would be cool
    2008-08-23 08:13 AM
  6. wgm214's Avatar
    there are so many threads about this, someone please just take on the challenge of making it to shut everyone up(i cant make it, im a newb)
    2008-08-27 05:24 PM
  7. danvicente's Avatar
    OMG NO!!!!

    haha but what Rated_R said about the whole UI being landscape... that I would just love..!
    17" MacBook Pro
    iPhone 3GS 16G 3.1 Jailbroken//AT&T
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    2008-08-27 06:08 PM
  8. trife66's Avatar
    U can type sideways, go to installers, download bitesms, keep your SMS carrier if u have a good plan, start to type a text, then turn Ur phone sideways, there u go for the fat finger people!!!!!! Ur welcome in advance.
    2009-03-02 08:14 AM
  9. danvicente's Avatar
    there are plenty of 3rd party apps that will let you do this for SMS and Mail. I agree the whole UI should be in landscape not just one or two apps. I have a feeling apple is working on it. Almost all the current touchscreen phones with accelerometers can do this so why cant the iphone? it's def capable.
    17" MacBook Pro
    iPhone 3GS 16G 3.1 Jailbroken//AT&T
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    2009-03-02 03:09 PM
  10. GregTheWang's Avatar
    Agreed, but that's also the case with MMS and copy and paste support, both of which are common features on most if not all smart phones, and neither of which Apple has considered apparently.
    2009-03-02 09:18 PM
  11. DeafMac's Avatar
    In iphone version 3.0, most of the native programs (like SMS, email, notes, etc) will be able to turn and type in landscape as well as copy and paste
    Macbook Pro 17" Unibody (Late 07) Leopard, Macbook Air 2nd Gen Leopard, Macbook 1st Gen CD Tiger, iPhone 3G 16GB 2.2.1
    2009-05-02 09:09 AM
  12. cheeyahdude's Avatar
    i don't know if this is old news because the latest comment was in 09 but i have the 3g and the only way i can type w/ a landscape keyboard is by turning my phone to silent with that little lever on the side by the volume buttons. after i do that, my keyboard turns sideways... it's weird and slightly annoying.
    2010-07-14 03:17 AM