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When I rotate my iPhone while in Messages, a totally different input area appears. I never use this, can I turn it off?

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Assuming you're talking about the Handwriting Input panel in iOS 10:

Rotate the phone to show the input area, then tap the keyboard icon, showing the keyboard, and it will keep the setting.

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Image / info via: https://www.gottabemobile.com/how-to-turn-off-the-5-most-annoying-ios-10-features/

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    Thank you! I didn't know what this was called so my Google-fu failed. – Maury Markowitz Mar 17 '17 at 15:53

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