Why & How to Fix iPad Keyboard in Middle of Screen

It is wired that your iPad keyboard stuck in middle of screen. This guide will give you possible reasons and solutions to help you out of the iPad keyboard in middle of screen issue.

Demi by Demi Updated October 8, 2023
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The iPad is a versatile device that offers a variety of features, including a virtual keyboard. However, some users have reported an issue where the iPad keyboard appears in the middle of the screen instead of its usual position at the bottom. This can be frustrating and disrupt your workflow.

ipad keyboard in middle of screen

In this article, we will explore the reasons behind this issue and provide effective solutions to fix the iPad keyboard when it's stuck in the middle of the screen.

Why is my iPad keyboard in the middle of the screen?

Before diving into the fixes, let's understand why your iPad keyboard might be misbehaving:
⛔ Software Glitch: One of the most common reasons for this issue is a temporary software glitch. This can occur due to various reasons, including software updates, app conflicts, or system errors.
⛔ iPad Orientation: The iPad's keyboard behavior can change depending on the device's orientation. For instance, the keyboard might shift to the middle of the screen when you're using the iPad in landscape mode.
⛔ Third-Party Apps: Certain third-party apps may have keyboard-related settings that can affect its position on the screen.

Fixes to iPad keyboard in middle of screen

Now, let’s explorer the solutions to get your iPad keyboard back to its normal position at the bottom of the screen. Try them one after another until your issue gets fixed.

1# Check Undock or split option

It seems that you have enabled the Undock or split option accidentally. To move keyboard to bottom of screen, you can simply check the dock and split option to have a try.

Simply tap and hold the iPad keyboard icon in the lower right corner > Choose Dock to make it.

tap dock in the keyboard

2# Force restart iPad

A force restart (also known as a hard reset) can be an effective solution for resolving various issues on an iPad, including problems like iPad keyboard floating in the middle of screen. To perform a force restart on an iPad, follow these steps:

• For iPad without a home button
Quickly press and release the Volume Up button > Quickly press and release the Volume Down button > Press and hold the Top button and release until you see the Apple logo on the screen.

• For iPad with a home button
Press and hold both the Home button and Top/Side button > Continue holding both buttons and release both buttons when you see the Apple logo.

force restart iPad


That’s all for how to fix iPad keyboard in middle of screen. It may be not a serious problem to troubleshoot. If you sill have any questions, just feel free to contact us, and we will help you out as soon as possible.

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