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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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'-, ...