This tag refers to the automatic word correction/suggestion most keyboard apps come with.

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How the f*&% to stop voice-to-text from censoring profanity?

The voice-to-text feature is very useful, but every once in a while when sending an SMS or email message to a friend, I want to really let loose. However, Google, in their defense of my virginal ...
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What the s*!+ do I do to make the 4.2 swipe keyboard stop censoring me?

The new swype-style keyboard on my 4.2.1 updated Galaxy Nexus is great. However, when I attempt to express myself more colorfully, the swiping action does not yield the word I would like to write. ...
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How do I turn off auto-complete when texting?

Does anyone know how to turn off the auto-complete feature when texting? Sometimes I just want to text and not have my device try and tell me what I'm thinking. Other times this is OK, but I just ...
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How can I teach my phone not to capitalise “It's” every time?

I'm using the standard full QWERTY on-screen keyboard on my HTC Desire S, and when typing in to any app it seems that I cannot type it's without manually inserting the ', which is relatively slow and ...
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Set two languages simultaneously for the stock keyboard?

I want to have both english and german prediction and auto correction at the same time for the stock keyboard (Jelly Bean here). My use case: Multi-tasking between english and german domains on my ...
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How can I reset auto-complete dictionary for my Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro?

The stock soft keyboard on Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro has a feature called 'Learn words' (Settings > Language & keyboard > International Keyboard > Text input settings > Learn ...
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How do I remove an incorrect word from autocorrect?

To begin with, I've tried in futility to search everywhere else on the internet to fix this, so I'm asking here now. I have a Nexus 4 running Android 4.4. Sometime within the past year, DONT started ...
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How do I disable the annoying auto-correction of punctuation on device keyboard?

Here are two examples: (I'm using the '|' as the cursor) Example #1: I want to put the next word in quotes | type '"' followed by a word and closing quote: I want to put the next word in quotes" ...
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Create a custom keyboard dictionary

Is it possible to use custom dictionary with the default Android keyboard? I guess the words are stored in some file, so I would like to edit it. The goal is to create Macedonian auto-completion ...
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Auto-Enhance Multiple Photos In Gallery?

Is there a way to auto-enhance multiple selected photos without picking one by one which supposedly takes more time since it returns me to start of photos list and I have to navigate and find last ...
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How to clear the keyboard autocomplete suggestions

I need to completely clear the autocomplete words my Sony Ericsson Xperia arc has learned. I used it for entering some random letter combinations (CAPTCHA entries) and now they are part of the ...
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Why are my auto-complete suggestions so bad?

When I'm typing into a text entry field, the auto-complete suggestions I get are much worse than they used to be (they have never worked well on this phone, but have worked great on previous Android ...
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Active auto correction like in iOS

I'm pretty new from Android, just dumped my iOS device. I find it pretty annoying with this feature missing that is auto correction and auto-complete. In iOS whenever you misspell a word or type a ...
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Android 4.3: How to get the dial pad autocomplete

One of the most exciting features announced for the release of Android Jelly Bean 4.3 was the ability to get autocomplete when dialing a phone number in a similar fashion to text keyboard autocomplete ...
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Is there any way to stop Android from changing “I want $5.00” into “I want$ 5.00”?

I don't even know why it does this, tbh, since pretty much everyone writes $xx.xx and not anything else, such as xx.xxUS$ or anything like that. Note: Turning off Auto-Punctuate does not fix this ...
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Delete certain mis-spelled words from Android dictionary (These words were not listed in the “Personal dictionary”)

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia mini (running Android 4.04). I'm trying to remove a few embarrassing words which show up during typing. I tried through Settings → Language and input → Personal ...
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How to stop my phone from auto-correcting my writing?

I have several Android phones, with different Android versions. I am writing short messages in several languages (Spanish, Catalan, English, German, Italian, ...) and I am really fed up with Android ...
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Better Autocorrection on Galaxy Note similar to Blackberry?

I got my first android device ever and it is the galaxy note. Previously I was on a blackberry. At the moment, I dislike the auto correction on the Galaxy Note. If I want to type "and" but ...
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How do I clear the browser's auto-complete history?

My phone keeps saving what I type into chrome or the browser. I have tried erasing the history it still auto completes if I need to retype it. I understand it great to save all the info but I have ...
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How to clear my autocorrect's word history on S4 mini?

I let my younger cousins play on my S4 Mini from time to time, but now I have found that all their words they have used are the first to come up when I use my phone to text. It has gotten quite ...
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Is it possible to improve word suggestions?

I used to use the "swiftkey" app for writing, and was very pleased with the suggestions they generated. I have now changed to 8pen "keyboard" instead I'm very pleased but miss the good autocompletes, ...
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After Droid firmware 4.3 update, no predictive text

I updated my droid firmware to 4.3 on Friday and had a fairly easy install ..except that my predictive text is missing in action. The setting is switched to ON (Galaxy S4 by the way) but the ribbon ...
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Autocorrect is not working for Huawei Ascend G600 (U8950N)

I just bought a new Huawei (running Ice Cream Sandwich). When I use the keyboard (both the Android and Huawei IME), the photo does not recognise any common words in English, and so it underlines them ...
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Word Suggestions not working after ICS on AT&T Galaxy S 2

I recently updated to ICS on my AT&T Galaxy S 2 but since then the word suggestions has been working intermittently even though it is turned on while using Swype keyboard. Is anyone else facing ...
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How do I *really* disable autocorrection?

I am experiencing this on a Droid2 Global running Froyo, but it was happening on a Droid Pro as well. It did not happen on my Droid running Cyanogen or stock Froyo. When I'm typing in the gTalk app ...
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HTC One SV: Preditive dictionary turns “I was” into “I WAS” every time. How can I turn this off?

Whenever I type "I was", the preditive dictionary chooses "WAS" as the first choice, rather than "was". However, it does not do this if I type "was" on its own, only if it follows "I." Obviously this ...
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How to edit custom spelling dictionaries?

Is it possible to extract the custom user spelling dictionaries from a rooted Android 4.0 phone? The built-in dictionary really sucks for languages other than English and I'd like to complement it ...
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Unable to turn off auto-correction on HTC one

I just received a HTC one. I cannot turn off the autocorrect for 'Word Prediction' (under prediction preference) in the > HTC Sense Input Setting > Advanced section. The words are gray colored and ...
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Turn on auto-correct when using a Bluetooth keyboard

I have been using my Nexus 7 for schoolwork and I love it. One problem, however, is that when I connect to my Bluetooth keyboard I no longer get auto-correct suggestions. I then decided to install ...
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Can I keep a keyboard but change my autocomplete options?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 running Android 4.1.2. I use the Google Japanese Input keyboard, and it works fine as far as interface goes. However, the autocomplete function just sucks. It almost never ...
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Why isn't the Swype keyboard showing corrections?

Normally, while using the Swype keyboard, corrections appear at the top of the screen and it allows me to pick the right word. For some reason it isn't appearing at the moment. Is there a way to ...
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find or write audio or vibration notification of text auto-correct/auto-complete [closed]

I think that auto-correct/auto-complete will be more useful if the user gets a non-modal indication that something changed. If no app does this, what intent or event would I listen for? (I thought I ...
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Disabling SwiftKey autocompletion on Asus Transformer Pad

is there any way to disable completely the autocompletion (guess it's called SwiftKey) ? Especially with the Gmail/Email apps the 'intelligent' autocompletion ends up slowing me down! Many thanks ...
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Stop auto correction of dont to Dont

I've got almost the same question as the one here however the accepted solution is not working for me. Whenever I type the word dont the google keyboard automatically corrects it to Dont (capitalizes ...
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Can I turn off autocomplete/autocorrect for Google Maps?

When I want to type in a location to get directions, Google Maps brings up a list of suggestions under the textbox. That's fine, but then when there's only one suggestion left, Google Maps overrides ...
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Can I turn off Swype autocorrect for pecking only?

I found some guides for turning it off entirely, but when I swype, I need the autocorrect, because I am not very accurate then. My problem is that I frequently use words which are not in the ...
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Do keyboard autocomplete suggestions get transferred?

I used to have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and was using AT&T as my network provider. I lost my Nexus phone and bought and a new Samsung Nexus Mini. When I installed Facebook and WhatsApp on my new ...
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Dictionary predicts words with punctuation

Sometimes when I use the HTC Sense Input keyboard, I'll be swiping out words, and it'll put in a word with punctuation on the end. For instance, if I type out Am here (which is bad grammar) it ...
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Prevent autocomplete of addresses from gmail in android email application

I use my Galaxy S3 for both work and personal email messaging. I use gmail for personal and the stock email application, synced to Microsoft Exchange, for work email. However, when I compose an email ...
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HTC One Deactivate Autocorrection

Is it possible to deactivate the autocorrection feature of the HTC One (Android 4.3) without losing the 'swype' feature of the keyboard? I could only figure out how to deactivate the 'swype'-, ...