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Questions tagged [auto-correct]

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

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Keyboard's auto correction works only for one language

I have a standard touch keyboard in my Moto Z2 Play (Andriod 8.0 Oreo / Gboard 8.2.11) with two languages: English and Polish. Whenever I am typing in Polish langauage, I can write nearly a complete ...
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Get suggestions on misspelled words in spell check (when have the squiggly red line)

I get a red squiggly line under my misspelled words but when I touch on the line I get a menu with only the 2 choices of adding to the dictionary and to delete. How can I get it to give me some ...
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Auto Complete coming up with strange suggestions

The auto complete on my LGL41C android is coming up with strange suggestions, this started in the last couple of weeks. Type "Wash" and the number one suggestion was 'Washingtonu' the phone has a ...
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Undo remove word from autocorrect

In the newest versions of Android, you can click and hold a suggested predictive/autocorrected word, and drag it into a bin (title "remove") to prevent it from being suggested again. I accidentally ...
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Samsung J7 (2017): How to turn on typing suggestions yet keep autoreplace disabled?

Not sure if I'm using the right terms here. By typing suggestions I mean the horizontal word bar that stays right above my keyboard and suggests which words I may be trying to type. And by autoreplace ...
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Android 7 predictive text multiple languages

Last night, my phone (Samsung Galaxy S6) updated from Android 6.something to Android 7.0. Since I use my phone for typing both Dutch and English very often, occasionally even within the same ...
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Gboard doesn't save new words and use my personal dictionary?

I have both swedish and english activated in GBoard, but I'm using the swedish layout so I get easy access to the letter å ä ö. My problem is that Gboard doesn't seem to "learn" some new words. A ...
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Dismiss autocorrect suggestion without space+backspace+space

Sometimes when I'm typing a unique word or proper noun on my phone, Google recommends for it to be autocorrected (I can tell because the word itself is underlined, and out of the suggested replacement ...
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Prevent one particular autocorrect in Google Keyboard

On Google Keyboard, if the app thinks you've mistyped a word it will autocorrect it. Is there any way to prevent the autocorrect occurring in some particular circumstance? I don't want to totally ...
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How can I type a word Google Keyboard 5.0.25 doesn't know without being auto-corrected?

Google Keyboard 5.0.25 has made it inordinately difficult and frequently apparently impossible for me to type words I want to type that it doesn't yet recognise, and I need your help. Google Keyboard ...
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Auto correct on ASUS Zenfone

I switched from an LG phone to a new ASUS Android phone and I am missing a feature on the ASUS. On my LG I used auto correct on the keyboard in a way that displayed suggestions but did not correct ...
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Spell check without auto-correct?

I find more often than not auto correct makes incorrect suggestions. Is it possible to get a spell check similar to that on desktop where it underlines mistakes in red?
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Disable autocorrect from specific application

I'm using my device to do code with Jside and I absolutely need to disable autocorrection. Is there a way to specify application that shall not use autocorrection ? (Since I'm using swiftkey a lot I ...
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Frustrating Android Autocorrects - OK, CE, SE

My Android MotoX frustratingly auto corrects in the following ways... some -> SE come -> CE ok -> OK I've had a look through my Settings > Languate & input > Personal dictionary ...
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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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How do I stop my phone from auto completing numbers (samsung galaxy s3)?

I like predictive text generally, but whenever I am texting a number (address or phone number or whatever reason to use numbers) it auto completes from something normal, such as 123-456-7890, to ...
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Remove one word from Nexus 5 autocorrect [duplicate]

My phone likes to change "ny" to "NY" rather than the word I actually mean: "my" Is there any way to take NY out of the spellcheck, or make it always change ny to my?
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Editing the built-in autocorrect dictionary in AOSP keyboard

I'd like to remove some words from the built-in dictionaries* in my AOSP keyboard (Cyanogenmod 11), to avoid autocorrect from suggesting/applying them. Is there a dictionary file that can be edited ...
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How do I disable the drop-down spell check box?

I just updated my Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1/Lollipop. I don't like to use the drop-down spell check/autocorrect box; I prefer the one built into the Google Keyboard that displays as a line of ...
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autocorrect proper word into another proper word

I have typed the word "ill" mistakingly enough that my phone auto corrects it to "I'll". I can't figure out how to make it stop making the switch. I don't want to delete either word because they are ...
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How to make Google Keyboard use word usage in predictions

I use the word "smash" a lot as a short version of Super Smash Bros. Yet, every time I try to type smash, Google Keyboard turns it into "snag". Doesn't Google Keyboard use word usage in word ...
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Can I edit auto-complete dictionary?

Currently my LG G2 Swype-style input with the LG keyboard gives me boneheaded suggestions like tho for to (and actually prefers them). I see elsewhere that user dictionary editing is not available, ...
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Restore old keyboard on Lollipop

I love Lollipop, but the keyboard is killing me. When I swipe words, the text that shows up in the text box does not match what the suggestion says. It picks the one in the text box and not the one in ...
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How can I turn off autocorrect for numbers?

I don't mind autocorrect for words with the Samsung keyboard, but I have no idea why it tries to autocorrect numbers. Is there any way to turn off autocorrect for numbers only?
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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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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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Highlight autocorrected words

I've been using my Android phone for typing more lately, and decided to turn on autocorrect to try it out (it was off by default). While it's handy, as the entirety of the internet already knows it's ...
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Avoiding Cross-Contamination of Auto Suggest Dictionaries

I recently switched to the Galaxy S5 and am encountering what I can only think to describe as cross-contamination of my auto suggest dictionary. I use multiple languages every day, and so the first ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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'-, ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...