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What data does Grammarly collect on iOS?

When you interact with the Grammarly Keyboard for iOS or Grammarly for iPad, we will collect certain information in providing our services. You can find the complete list below.

The type of data we collect

Apple categorization

What it consists of

Why we need it

User content

“User content”

Any text that you check with the help of Grammarly as well as audio data you input if you use the dictation feature while Grammarly is activated.

We need access to your text to provide you with writing suggestions. Access to the audio data is needed to convert it into text.

Product interaction data

“Usage data”

Any action you perform with our apps. For example, app launches, clicks, taps, scrolls, etc.

To provide our services and personalized features as well as to analyze how you use our services. We may also use this information to gather aggregated user behavior data for marketing purposes.

Contact information

“Contact info”

Email address and name.

For user authentication, to communicate with you via emails, and for marketing purposes.
We do not sell your information to third-party data brokers.

Diagnostics data


Error logs, launch and use times, etc.

To troubleshoot any issues you may experience with the app. To calculate aggregated statistics regarding app performance.

User ID


A unique number tied to your Grammarly account.

To be able to identify you in Grammarly’s internal systems.

Apple device ID


A random device identifier assigned by Apple to a user’s device.

For marketing purposes. This information is not linked to your user account.

Grammarly device ID


A random identifier assigned to a user device in our internal systems.

To provide our services and to analyze user behavior data.

Note: The Grammarly Keyboard for iOS and Grammarly for iPad are blocked from accessing any text fields that may contain sensitive information such as password fields, credit card fields, search fields, and URL fields. They do not have access to the information typed with any of your other keyboards, including the default keyboard for iOS.

We maintain security standards and procedures to help keep your words safe and protected. We employ various security measures including but not limited to encryption, secure network configuration and data transfer, and restricted employee access. Visit Grammarly’s Trust Center to learn about our user-first approach to privacy and security. For more information about our security practices and attestations, please visit this page.

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