Despite the company’s efforts to promote it, not everyone likes Siri—and some folks like the Dictation key that comes with her even less, as it shrinks the iPhone’s space bar. Luckily, there’s an easy way to get rid of it—you just have to disable Siri in the process. To do so, open the Settings app, tap on General, and tap on Siri, then turn the slider to off. Once this is done, you’ll have your pre-4S keyboard back, larger space bar and all.
Removing the Dictation key from iPhone 4S
Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.