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Special Characters are not sent on my iPhone. What can I do?

    Symptom

    On an iPhone connected to a host computer, special characters are not sent.

    Cause

    A new iOS 11 feature called Smart Punctuation can block special character input.

    Resolution

    1. On your iOS device, tap Settings.
    2. Under General, select Keyboard.
    3. Disable Smart Punctuation.
    Article last updated: 27 September, 2022