While auto-correct frustrates every iPhone user at one time or another, I imagine it’s an insanely complex feature to get right. After using it for 13 years now, I find that I have a list of small things I’d love to see change rather than a few number of really big changes.
I wanted to make this more a list of suggestions that to just rip into auto-correct. Note that I can always keep a very close eye on the completion bar but to have to look at three possible spellings as I type a word is cumbersome.
1) Never auto-correct a word that is already a valid word
Auto-correct likes to outsmart us by choosing a more common word than we actually typed.
In some cases, it might be a welcome surprise, but I feel it’s outweighed by the frustration when it changes my valid word. If I really …