I can't see my keyboard when in Author mode. I am trying to edit and need the keyboard.
Most likely you have a switch enabled using Bluetooth.
Although switches are a valuable tool that Mytalk 3.1 utilizes, many users have noticed the inability to enter author mode or edit text while the switch is linked to your iDevice. This issue is caused by the design of some switches and the way it connects to your iDevice. RJ Cooper's switch is actually designed as a one button keyboard that is bluetooth capable. When linking to your RJ Cooper switch, your iDevice will recognize your switch as a keyboard and will not display the iDevice's touch keypad. The device assumes, because you have linked a "bluetooth keyboard", there is no need to present the user with a second keyboard. The device does not realize you completely lack a full keyboard now. Not only will you lack a keyboard in mytalk, but you will also have difficulty accessing any other function within your IDevice that requires a touch keypad.
When your switch is active, if you attempt to log on, you will be presented with a screen like this.
As you can see, the app lacks a keyboard as you would normally expect to find to be able to enter your User Name and Password.
To fix this issue, you will have to temporarily disconnect your blue tooth link to your switch. This is easily done by entering Settings on your iDevice.
Select Bluetooth. Your screen should look similar to this with your connected switch. We want to temporarily turn bluetooth off.
With bluetooth turned off, we are now able to reenter MyTalk and enter author mode with the iDevice keyboard now visible.
Remember, if you wish to continue use of the switch after editing, you mest reenter settings, turn on bluetooth and reconnect your device as directed by your switch manufacturer.