IOS 17: How to Turn On Keyboard Clicking Sound on iPhone


Tom Michaelson

Want to hear that satisfying click every time you type on your iPhone’s keyboard? It’s easy to enable the keyboard clicking sound on iOS 17, and I’m here to walk you through it. In less than a minute, you can have those clicks back and feel like a typing wizard. Let’s get started!

iOS 17: Enabling Keyboard Clicking Sound Tutorial

Before we dive into the steps, it’s important to know that turning on the keyboard clicks can make typing more tangible and help you know that your keypresses are registering. Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Open Settings

Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

The Settings app is your gateway to customizing your iPhone experience. It’s where you can tweak everything from your wallpaper to privacy settings.

Step 2: Tap Sounds & Haptics

Scroll down and tap on Sounds & Haptics.

This section of the Settings app is where you can control all the sounds your iPhone makes—from ringtones to text tones and, of course, keyboard clicks.

Step 3: Toggle Keyboard Clicks On

Scroll down to the Keyboard Clicks option and toggle it on.

You’ll find the switch for Keyboard Clicks near the bottom of the Sounds & Haptics menu. Simply tap it so that it turns green, and you’re all set!

After you’ve completed these steps, every time you type on your keyboard, you’ll hear the click sound. It’s as simple as that!

Tips for Keyboard Clicking Sound on iOS 17

  • If you’re in a quiet environment, remember to turn off the keyboard sounds to avoid disturbing others.
  • The keyboard clicks will not work if your iPhone is in silent mode, so make sure the ring/silent switch is not engaged.
  • Keyboard clicks can provide haptic feedback, which can be helpful for those who find it difficult to type on a touchscreen.
  • If you find the clicking sound annoying over time, it’s just as easy to turn it off—simply follow the steps above and toggle off.
  • Consider using keyboard clicks as an auditory cue to help improve your typing speed and accuracy.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if the keyboard clicks are not working after I enabled them?

Ensure that your iPhone is not in silent mode and that the volume is turned up.

Can I adjust the volume of the keyboard clicks?

The keyboard click volume is tied to your iPhone’s system sounds volume, so adjust that to change the click volume.

Will enabling keyboard clicks drain my battery faster?

No, the effect on battery life by enabling keyboard clicks is negligible.

Can I have keyboard clicks sound with a Bluetooth keyboard?

Keyboard click sounds only work with the iPhone’s on-screen keyboard, not external keyboards.

Will keyboard clicks work if I have a screen protector on my iPhone?

Yes, keyboard clicks are an audio feature and are not affected by screen protectors.


  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Sounds & Haptics
  3. Toggle Keyboard Clicks On


The beauty of iOS 17 lies in its customization capabilities, and enabling keyboard clicking sounds is just one of the many ways you can personalize your iPhone experience. Whether you find the clicking sound satisfying or you need an auditory cue while typing, following the simple steps outlined above will get you there. While it’s a small change, it can make a big difference in how you interact with your device. Plus, it’s always good to know you have control over these settings—whether you want those clicks or prefer a silent typing journey. So go ahead, enable those keyboard clicks, and enjoy every tap and swipe on your iPhone with iOS 17.