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Questions tagged [autocorrect]

For questions related to the auto correct functionality that is present in Windows phone.

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microsoft lumia 950 xl, how do I turn on text auto correct and text

My Microsoft Lumia 950XL has text auto correct turned off, when my grandson was playing with it. Which I don't know what it is or how to use, how do I turn it back, went to settings, keyboard, but ...
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Suggested text/auto correct not working - MS Lumia 640 LTE Dual SIM

So. I upgraded my phone to Windows 10 Mobile (Insider Preview) a couple of months ago (from Windows Phone 8.1). About a week ago, the suggested text/auto correct feature has stopped working. Yes, I ...
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How to reject keyboard auto-correction

I like the auto-correct but sometimes I want to reject a specific forced correction. E.g., I like writing "linkedin" (without capitals) but it keeps correcting it to "LinkedIn". When it corrects me, ...
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Remove Custom Word from Auto-Correct Dictionary

How do I remove a word from the autocorrect dictionary? (One I've accidentally clicked "+" on) I've seen both of these questions: How can I remove items from the custom dictionary? How do I remove ...
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Windows 10 Mobile : Autocorrect option

I have been facing lots of problems after updating to Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview! While texting the autocorrect option is the worst part and I want to disable it. Can anyone help me on how ...
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My phone auto corrects things wrong

How do I fix what words my phone autocorrects. For example, when I type the word "my" it corrects it to a capital M and when I type "lost" it corrects it to Los. I find this annoying and I have to go ...
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WP8 auto-capitalizes a word, can't add lowercase version to dictionary

I am having difficulties with the spell checker / auto correct on Windows Phone 8 on my Lumia 920. In my language, Belgian Dutch, there is a colloquial pronoun "ge". For instance, you would say "You ...
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Curse words and dictionary

This behaviour I have observed with the Polish dictionary, but I'm assuming that it applies to other languages similarly. I've noticed that the dictionary in Windows phone seems to ignore curse words....
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Turn off automatic capitalization on windows phone auto complete

When I type on Windows Phone 8 I want to be able to pick and choose what I capitalize. If I type 'san francisco' I get 'san Francisco'. To get all lowercase I'd need to tap 'Francisco' and choose '...
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Can Samsung Windows Phones use the Swype keyboard interface?

Samsung is known for pioneering Swype in its own and Android smartphones. Its an efficient way to do keyboard input. On my Samsung Focus S, is there anyway to enable a Swype keyboard?
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How can I remove items from the custom dictionary? [duplicate]

Like an idiot, I accidentally added a word to the dictionary, and now my phone likes to use the incorrectly spelt word. Is it possible to remove incorrect items from the custom dictionary?
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How do I prevent a word from being auto-corrected?

This seems kind of obvious but.... if I type in a word that is misspelled and press space, the phone automatically replaces the word with what it thinks is the correct one. How do I prevent this from ...
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How do I remove a misspelled word that I accidentally taught to my phone?

The autocorrect has the ability to learn new words, and I accidentally taught it a fake word. How can I remove it?