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Questions tagged [dictionary]

the keyboard dictionary, used for word suggestions and autocorrect

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Windows Mobile 10 Keyboard won't suggest big words

I recently bought a second hand Lumia 950 to make the leap to WM10 after years of using and loving WP8.1. However, I'm not enjoying the experience, mainly due to the keyboard which seems inferior for ...
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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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Words Randomly Disappearing From Dictionary

Certain words in my dictionary (e.g. "th" for "the") are randomly disappearing. They will no longer work with WordFlow; I must type them manually. And then they are underlined in red. If I press the + ...
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What is wrong with predictive texting in WP8.0?

I'm finding sending SMS with my new Lumia 1020 is a massive pain in the backside. Compared to my old Lumia 610 running WP 7.5/7.8 it's just plain terrible: If I type "i " it does not capitalise to "I ...
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How to add an accent mark to an existing dictionary word?

I use a word a lot that is in the phones dictionary without an accent. I would like it to always have the accent, or at least show up in the word suggestion list so I can just click on it instead of ...
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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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How can I add my email address to the dictionary?

It would be good to be able to add words & phrases to the dictionary e.g. my email address (which I am having to input a lot) I know you can add a word if it gets a red squiggle and a + sign, but ...
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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 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?