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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip's default keyboard has a bug that can get quite annoying

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip's keyboard does not seem to like letters in caps. (Image Source: Samsung)
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip's keyboard does not seem to like letters in caps. (Image Source: Samsung)
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip's default keyboard seems to have a bug that automatically lowercases any letter typed in uppercase and this behavior is persistent even after fiddling around with the settings. It is not a big deal-breaker though, as users can still install third-party keyboards such as Gboard or SwiftKey.
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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is an interesting take on the once-popular flip phone concept. The device looks to correct some of the shortcomings of the Galaxy Fold while aiming to take on the Moto Razr 2019. While most reviewers could manage to have only a short time with the Galaxy Z Flip, some issues have already started becoming apparent.

Windows Central's Zac Bowden tweeted what appears to be a peculiar issue with the Flip's keyboard. He noticed that the Flip's default Samsung keyboard would automatically lowercase any uppercase letters that are typed. Interestingly though, it did not seem to lowercase the word "Samsung". 

Bowden says that he tried resetting the settings and even turned autocorrect on and off, but that apparently didn't solve the issue. It's not a deal-breaking problem but can get quite annoying if you need proper letter-casing in your texts. 

We expect Samsung to easily fix this via an app update, but those who have already spent nearly US$1,400 and are annoyed by this bug can use Gboard or SwiftKey in the meanwhile. 

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Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 2020-02-15 (Update: 2020-02-15)