**Here are the steps to set your iphone to have the capability to type Chinese:
- Go to setting
- click on “General”
- Click on “Language & Region” or select “keyboards”
- Add “Chinese, simplified” for simplified Chinese
To text Chinese, go to message:
For iphone, simply click on the “globe” image to select “Chinese” to type Chinese character. Toggle it back to English if you want to type English.
Once you select Chinese by selecting “简体拼音” (Simplified Pinyin), you can spell out the pinyin for any character, vocabulary or the entire phrases and sentence, then, the corresponding characters will pop up in the screen. Select the right characters you are looking for on the screen.