Space bar not working for a TextField in iPhone(Safari as well as Chrome) in Flutter Webapp


I have a Flutter Web app deployed on Firebase.

On AndroidPhone/Laptop/Macbook everything is working fine whether it may be on Safari or Chrome.

But on iOS, the space button does nothing when inputting text in a TextField.

The issue is pretty similar to Flutter #79082, but this time it’s on iPhone(iOS) only!

Doctor summary (to see all details, run flutter doctor -v):
[√] Flutter (Channel master, 2.3.0-13.0.pre.73, on Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19042.985], locale en-US)
[√] Android toolchain - develop for Android devices (Android SDK version 30.0.3)
[√] Chrome - develop for the web
[√] Android Studio (version 4.2.0)
[√] VS Code (version 1.56.2)
[√] Connected device (2 available)

• No issues found!


This doesn’t work, please adjust the answer

Manually setting keyboard shortcut for Space key worked for me!

In your main.dart paste the following line of code inside MaterialApp

shortcuts: {
    LogicalKeySet( ActivateIntent(),

Your main.dart should look like:

Widget build(BuildContext context) {
 return MaterialApp(
   shortcuts: {
     LogicalKeySet( ActivateIntent(),
   title: 'title of your app',

Answered By – Pulkit Goyal

Answer Checked By – Dawn Plyler (FlutterFixes Volunteer)

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