Neither text suggestion nor Word Flow is working on my Nokia Lumia 920. I just got my phone updated with Lumia Cyan.

How can I get those features to work?

  • What keyboard layout are you using? Word Flow isn't available for all layouts. Also, go to settings -> keyboard, tap on your keyboard layout and make sure the "Type as I flick through letters" option is enabled. – Indrek Aug 27 '14 at 12:27
  • Thank you for your suggestion. It worked after changing the language from ENGLISH(US). – Steve Aug 27 '14 at 14:01
  • Are you on WP 8.1? These feature is not dependent on Lumia Cyan – whihathac Oct 10 '14 at 2:23

Word Flow and text suggestions aren't available with all languages. To see if your current language is supported, see Windows Phone feature and service availability.

If your language is in the list, go to Settings → Keyboard, tap on your language and make sure that the "Suggest text" and "Type as I flick through letters" options are enabled.

For more information on using the on-screen keyboard, see Windows Phone typing shortcuts.

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    I changed the language to ENG(us) and then it worked. Thank you. – Steve Aug 27 '14 at 14:02
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    You're welcome. Please consider upvoting and/or accepting this answer, for the benefit of others who might have the same problem. – Indrek Aug 27 '14 at 14:20

Found this on googling.


Just long press your language and change it and retry.

Editing after the comment for proper answer.

In windows keyboard, there is a button, to change your language. Long press the button, 3-4 languages will pop-up depending on number of language keyboards you installed. Change it to your geo-location and try, the keyboard will work. If it is just English, then changing from EN-US to EN-UK will work or vice versa.

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