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diff --git a/src/corelib/io/qsettings.cpp b/src/corelib/io/qsettings.cpp
index bbc66120b5..4b1b9888d8 100644
--- a/src/corelib/io/qsettings.cpp
+++ b/src/corelib/io/qsettings.cpp
@@ -2366,6 +2366,11 @@ void QConfFileSettingsPrivate::ensureSectionParsed(QConfFile *confFile,
limitations is to store the settings using the IniFormat
instead of the NativeFormat.
+ \li On Windows, when the Windows system registry is used, QSettings
+ does not preserve the original type of the value. Therefore,
+ the type of the value might change when a new value is set. For
+ example, a value with type \c REG_EXPAND_SZ will change to \c REG_SZ.
\li On \macos and iOS, allKeys() will return some extra keys for global
settings that apply to all applications. These keys can be
read using value() but cannot be changed, only shadowed.