How to trick your phone into letting you curse

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It's ducking hard to express emotion when your iPhone plays Mom and auto corrects curse words. It's easy to imagine some priggish programmer in a Cupertino cubicle, smiling at the thought of having saved the world from profanities thanks to this feature.

Most of us get a forceful auto correct to some iteration of "duck" whenever we try to type out a choice swear word, but it can get irritating to feel like your phone is censoring you.

Screenshot tricking phone into cursingCaroline Cakebread/Business Insider

Luckily, there is an easy way to get around Apple's built-in censor - just create a new contact in your phone's address book with as many versions of your favorite curse words as you want.

Screenshot for tricking your phone into swearingCaroline Cakebread/Business Insider

You'll be able to curse to your heart's content. Just be careful when texting your boss - the auto correct feature is actually there to protect you from any serious texting debacles.

Screenshot tricking your phone into cursingCaroline Cakebread/Business Insider

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