Did you know there are several variations of the standard QWERTY keyboard? QWERTY gets its name by the five letters across the top of the letter keys, and two popular variations (QWERTZ and AZERTY) get their name the same way. You can easily change your iPad Keyboard Layout to either of these variations in the Keyboard Settings.
If you haven't followed along with this keyboard guide, you can get to the keyboard settings by going to your iPad settings, choosing general settings and then scrolling down the right-side page to find Keyboard settings.
Once you are in the keyboard settings, you can access these alternative layouts by choosing "International Keyboards" and then choosing "English". Both of these layouts are variations of the English layout. In addition to QWERTZ and AZERTY, you can choose from other layouts like U.S. Extended or British.
What is "QWERTZ" layout? The QWERTZ layout is used in Central Europe, and it is sometimes known as a German layout. It's biggest difference is the exchanged placement of the Y and Z keys.
What is "AZERTY" layout? The AZERTY layout is often used by French speakers in Europe. The main difference is the exchanged placement of the Q and A keys.