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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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Android ignoring imported dictionary

I recently upgraded from Nexus 5 to Nexus 5x. I used the automatic process to move my data from the old device to the new, and everything went smoothly, except for the dictionary. I type in Hebrew (I'...
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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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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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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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Bulk add words to the user dictionary in Android 7.1.1 without root

I'm aware that since Android 6, Google doesn't allow apps to access the user dictionary anymore. I have a user dictionary of about 500 words, which would be an incredible pain in the back to insert ...
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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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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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How to add a word to the Voice Typing recognition list?

I need to frequently say the word "olivette". I added it to my keyboard dictionary. Voice Typing ALWAYS interprets it as "all of that". It doesn't learn from my correcting it. A ...
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View the keyboard's list of learned words? (user dictionary)

Is there a way to view a list of all the words the keyboard has learned from my input? My dictionary saves things like passwords and they pop up as auto-suggestions (!!!!!) which is a monstrously ...
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Android Phone - Can I set a 3rd Party Dictionary as the Default Dictionary?

New to the Android ecosystem. My phone has a default dictionary: 'Collins English' which I downloaded and installed. I also have installed a 3rd party dictionary which is superior in many ways (for ...
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Change default Chrome built-in dictionary

I have Samsung Galaxy S7 on Android 8.0 Oreo. I have recently noticed that once I select a word in Chrome, I get an option "Dictionary" that would take me to this app. This is the icon of ...
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Can I get Voice to Text to spell my daughter's name correctly?

Let's say my daughter's name is Danny. But she/we spell it Dani. Every time I use her name in VTT it is misspelled Danny and I have to correct it. PITA. I've tried adding the name correctly spelled ...
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Add a custom word to Google Japanese keyboard

I am wanting to type a word in Japanese that has a unique reading (not the standard onyomi or kunyomi). As such, I'd like to add it to the Google Japanese keyboard so that I can simply type the kana, ...
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How to increase the size of Android 6's personal dictionary?

When adding new words to the dictionary, old words keep getting forgotten. It feels like I can only add about 1000 words (might be off, but that's the order of magnitude). Words disappear in the order ...
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How can I create a keyboard shortcut for a phrase?

On Apple iOS, there is a section in the settings where you can assign a letter sequence ("shortcut") to any text you want. When you type that letter sequence, the text you assigned to it shows up as ...
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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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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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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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Use just personal or learned dictionary

I use gboard. There is autocorrection or autocomplete, using some system dictionary. And there is learned words. I want to disable system dictionary and use just my own learned data. Or maybe there is ...
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Stop the keyboard from suggesting words from all downloaded languages

I recently installed 4 languages on Samsung Galaxy S10+. To my surprise, regardless of the language I choose to write in (= scroll to), it seems to suggest words in all 4 of them simultaneously. It ...
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Keep getting strange words in Google Keyboard's dictionary

I keep getting strange words getting predicted by Google Keyboard's dictionary. I know I've never used them and doubt they would've come with the keyboard. One example is "Lync". I think ...
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What does "staged" mean in the context of dictionary download?

Google search can't answer my question What does staged mean? Sorry I'm a pretty new to the tech thing
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Why is my Samsung Galaxy S8 Keyboard Missing Simple Words?

Occasionally I'll find a simple word that's missing from my Samsung Galaxy S8's default keyboard. The most recent example was the word hops. It kept changing it to hopes. Have I done something ...
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Where did the google dictionary listen button go (on my Samsung Galaxy Phone)?

I use a Samsung Galaxy E7 mobile phone with the latest Google Chrome web browser installed. My android operating system version also up to date. Since yesterday, I experienced that the 'listen' button ...
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Problem downloading add-on dictionaries on Google Keyboard (Gboard), can it be downloaded in different way?

Using Lenovo A6010 Plus with the latest update of Android 5.0.2. Here is the problem: When I go to GBoard Settings > Dictionary > Add-on dictionaries, I simply look for the language I want to ...
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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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What are the required .aar files for aarddict?

I checked their wikipedia english dump which is about 14GB and opening it with utorrent I saw there are 4 or 5 seperate files. Do I have to download them all to aarddict to be functional or can I ...
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How to enable voice button on android version of GoldenDict?

Android version of Goldendict has a 'say' button that should play the pronunciation of the current word. However it's disable for me. How should I enable it? I guess I should copy sound files to a ...
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Second spellchecker doesn't work

I have a Nexus 4, and I'm using Google keyboard on Android 4.3.1. When I switch the keyboard language from French (the system language) to Polish, spellchecking stops. I have the polish spell-checking ...
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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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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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Change dictionary together with input language in Motorola Moto G

I have a Motorola Moto G with English set as the default language, but I also selected Polish as an alternative input option. However, when I change the keyboard input to Polish, English dictionary is ...