My wife has one of those annoying names with a “special” symbol in it (she’s got one of those weird “e’s” with an accent over it). It’s not her fault, I blame her parents, but it doesn’t mean I don’t have to deal with it.
“Option+e+e” on the computer is not an option on the iPhone’s keyboard.
If you’re new to the iPhone and its multi-function keyboard, you may not know that it is capable of generating far more characters than you see by default. Sure, hitting that “123″ button will give you some numbers and a couple punctuation symbols, and sure, from that screen hitting the little “#+=” button will give you even more characters, but did you know you can type all sorts of freaky characters with a simple trick? Here’s how:
If you’re looking for a wacky international symbol or upside question mark, try pressing and holding on a keyboard key. You never know what you might find!