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Strange .txt file that has the names of different presidents inside the android system folder

Browsing the systems files of my LG P350 I discovered a strange file inside what seems to be the XT9 files: there's a txt file called heads_of_state.txt, which contents are the following: Hamid ...
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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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Where's the stock keyboard's predictive dictionary located?

As a native Spanish speaker, a lot of words in my language have accents on them and writing SMS with this shortens its length to half, due to unicode conversion. My idea is to edit the predictive ...
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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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Swype dictionary keeps getting deleted

Every few weeks, when I go to type something, I find that the Swype dictionary has been deleted (or at least can't be accessed) for no apparent reason. This kills the 2 benefits of Swype: typing ...
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Is it possible to use two dictionaries at the same time in swype?

I type in two languages regularly - depends on who I communicate with, in perhaps 60:40 or 70:30 ratio. Sometimes I even use words from both languages in the same text. Both languages are supported by ...
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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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Where does swype store the user dictionary?

Does anyone know where Swype stores the user dictionary? I wasn't careful enough at the outset and now it prefers "Amanfa" to "Amanda" which is hugely annoying. I haven't been able to delete it. I'd ...
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Remove word from autocorrect - Six Android versions and three phones later

Okay, so I've seen this question asked before, but literally none of the solutions has ever worked for me, and I've now gone through three phones and six iterations of Android, multiply versions of ...
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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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Prevent word from being added to the dictionary

I have a Samsung Galaxy S. My understanding is that pressing space after manually entering a word will add that word to the dictionary. How do I prevent this from happening?
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Personal Dictionaries

I use swype beta on my galaxy nexus (ICS). When I type some word that is not in the dictionary, swype prompts me to add the word to its "personal dictionary". However, even after I go along with that, ...
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Android ICS spell checker does not know how to spell (English)?

English (United Kingdom) is set as the system language and regardless of whether I set the Android spell checker to use the system language or "English" it just doesn't know how to spell. Almost ...
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How do I clear keyboard/autocorrect history on the Galaxy s4?

I let my younger cousins play on my S4 from time to time, but now I have found that all the words they have used are the first to come up when I use my phone to text. It has gotten quite irritating. ...
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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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Where to report a bug in a keyboard app?

I have Nexus4 with Android. One of the input languages is Russian. I use Russian word suggestions or swype method for messaging. There is a particular form of Russian verbs (frequently used) that ...
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How to change book language in Google Play Books

Does anyone know how to change the language of a book in Google Play Books? I uploaded a portuguese book (epub) to Google Play Books, but when I highlight a word, the app does not recognize that the ...
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Can I edit Play Books dictionary?

When reading on the Google Play Books app, there can be a lot of names or locations to remember. What would be perfect is a way of editing the dictionary to allow custom entries in which I can enter ...
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How to remove words from the predictive dictionary in HTC Sense

I have a case of irritating typos such as yoi rather than you etc. being selected by the otherwise excellent prediction, I must have accidentally taught the phone it in the past. I had previously ...
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Access a word definition from within an app?

Sometimes when I use an app on my Nexus tablet offline, I encounter words for which I would like to quickly check the definition. This is the solution I am currently using select the word copy to ...
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How to access Android language dictionaries

Is it possible to access (programatically, using a text editor, etc.) each dictionary of the built in languages in Android? The automatic word completion is really useful but it has a major problem ...
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Custom keyboard shortcuts for Android

I am trying to create some custom shortcuts for often-used words/phrases using the built in dictionary, but have run into a roadblock. I'm trying to follow the instructions in this blog post, ...
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In android does my google account saves my custom words from the dictionary of the keyboard?

In android does my google account saves my custom words from the dictionary of the keyboard ? Additionally is there a way to import/export that custom dictionary?
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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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Dictionary not learning new words

Since the last firmware update, my Android 4.3 phone is unable to learn new words. It is not suggesting to me any new word that I previously typed, so I deduce that new words aren't being added to ...
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Why are personal dictionary entries unavailable in some input fields?

So my android 4.3 personal dictionary abbreviation/expansions work fine in some text inputs such as memo pad or text messaging, but it seems if the input is specialized such that it knows to expect an ...
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Not able to add words to dictionary while texting on Jelly Bean 4.1.2

I just installed Jelly Bean 4.1.2 on my Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. I am not able to add words to the dictionary. I use more than one language while texting. There are no options in the settings either....
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How do you remove a custom word from SlideIT?

How do you remove a custom word from SlideIT? (hint: the User dictionary list in Language & keyboard settings, is, quite obviously, not the answer)
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Is “save to dictionary” option from keyboard removed in Android 6.0.1?

I have a stock android. When I was running Android Lollipop, I had an option to type a word, long press on it, and an option would pop up above the keyboard to add that word to the dictionary. Now I ...
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Install additional dictionaries to AOSP

I would like to install an additional dictionary to my Android keyboard (AOSP), is there any way to do so which would not imply installing another keyboard?
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Delete words from the built-in dictionary?

Using Android 6. Auto correct usually works very well, so I don't want to turn it off. However on some occasions it stubbornly 'corrects' some words which I don't want, which is extremely inconvenient....
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Google Keyboard Esperanto Dictionary

My goal To have Google Keyboard predict Esperanto words. Current Status As of posting date, I am using the most updated Google Keyboard app, on Android L. The Esperanto keyboard is present and ...
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How to remove images from dictionary

How can I stop Google dictionary offering me pictures when I type words? If I type "happy"... I want the word not the image (☺). It's so annoying. Thanks.
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Add an email address as a shortcut in Android phone

I am using an LG G2 phone with the standard keyboard. I wanted to add a shortcut or entry to the personal dictionary so that I wouldn't have to type out my email address all the time. However it is ...
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How to edit Sony Xperia J dictionary

I like to use the built-in dictionary that suggests words when I use SMS or Hangouts. It works okay but I'd like to edit some of the words it suggests. Where can I edit the built-in dictionary? Is ...
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Shorcut Field missing in Android Keyboard 4.3 Personal Dictionary Entries

While trying to add entries in the Personal Dictionary, you first enter the phrase and then on clicking done, it asks you to enter the shortcut. My new Xolo Q1000 Opus 2 phone has Android 4.3 and ...
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Ultimate solution to delete a word from Android slide keyboard's core dictionary

Everytime I write my daughter's name (Ala) on my Galaxy Nexus (with Android 4.3), slide keyboard always corrects that to Alla. There is no such word in Polish (used by me) language / directory. And ...
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long press dictionary.

I have a kindle app I really love. My favorite thing about it is that I can long press any word and a dictionary pops up for me. I am wondering if there's an app that does that for my phone. So if I'm ...
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Profanity Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean

I don't know what's changed and I cannot figure out how to set it up but my S2 no longer lets me swear. I have to manually type in the words every time, it doesn't seem to be updating any ...
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HTC Sense Personal Dictionary Doesn't Show Word

HTC EVO 4G LTE Running Android 4.1.1 I was typing along and was trying to make a point in a text by capitalizing the word LOT. Well, I accidently saved it to the custom dictionary on the next ...
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Where is the predictive text dictionary gone?

Due to recent updates to 4.1.2 the personal dictionary vanished. That is, Settings -> Language & Input -> Samsung keyboard @-> Predictive text has still the option Personalized data, but ...
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Add user (personal) dictionary to Android stock keyboard for unsupported languages [duplicate]

I am sure many people have noticed that in the stock keyboard (Android 4.2 in my case) has more language layouts than it supports predicting. For many languages a dictionary / corpus is missing. So ...
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Adding a new spell-checker to Motorola Moto G

Does anybody know how can I add a new spell-checker to Motorola Moto G (it runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean)? I have the spell-checker for UK version, but I also would like to use Polish spell-checker.
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Better Russian dictionary for Android's autocorrect?

The built-in Russian dictionary is extremely small and I keep adding new words to it every day. Is there a better one anywhere on the web?
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Remove a word from Stock dictionary

When I write the word "OK" in Swedish it says "Ook" which doesn't mean anything in swedish. I haven't added this ook myself so I can't find it in "Personal dictionary". I wonder if it is possible to ...
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How do I clear learned words? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to clear the keyboard autocomplete suggestions I want to clear the learned words on my Android 2.3.4 phone. They are not found on the User Dictionary but I can see them ...
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How do I remove a word in predictive text?

I have a Nexus One. How do I remove incorrect words from the built-in (NOT personal) dictionary? Nothing I've read on the internet tells me how to do this. Thanks.
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Editing personal dictionary on Android 6

As it seems Android blocks third party apps from editing the personal dictionaries for some reason. I just upgraded from Android 4 to 6 and want to import my personal dicitonary, but the apps I've ...
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Google Keyboard crashing caused by latin input

PAC ROM 4.4.4 SGS3 & N7 Google Keyboard keeps crashing with this stack trace: java.lang.RuntimeException: Error receiving broadcast Intent { act=android.intent.action.PACKAGE_ADDEDdat=package:...
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How should I use swipe dictionary in Android 4.3?

This should be asked about year ago, when my Galaxy Nexus got its last update (to Android 4.3). But, I haven't been using swipe keyboard much during that years, so I'm asking right now. Either am I ...