As you type, you can see choices for words and phrases you'd probably type next, based on your past conversations and writing style. To turn predictive text off or on, touch and hold or , then tap Predictive. Or go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Predictive. See a full list of languages that support predictive text.
To disable this feature:
- From the Home-screen, press Menu button > Settings.
- Go to the My Device tab and scroll to Language and input.
- Tap on Samsung Keyboard.
- Turn off "Predictive Text"
Method 1 Turning Off Autocorrect in iOS
- Tap on the “Settings” icon.
- Tap on “General.”
- Tap on “Keyboard.”
- Navigate to “Auto-Correction” and switch the slider button to the “Off” position. Autocorrect will now be disabled on your iOS device.
Scroll down to where you can see the "General" tab. Once you do this, scroll down to where you can see the "Keyboard" tab. From here you have the options to turn on "Auto-Capitalization, Auto-Correction, Check Spelling, Enable Caps Lock, and Shortcut". Tap the "off" button to activate auto correction.
Find out how to enable or disable predictive text.
- From the home screen, press Menu.
- Scroll to Messaging and press Choose.
- Scroll to Create message and press Choose.
- Scroll to the message field and press Options.
- Scroll to Dictionary and press Choose.
- Scroll to the required option, e.g. (Dictionary off) and press OK.
To remove all the learned words from the Samsung keyboard, follow the steps:
- Go to phone settings, followed by Language and input. Select Samsung Keyboard from the list of keyboards.
- Tap “Predictive text”, followed by “Clear personal data”.
Tap and hold the language key (the one that looks like a globe or possibly an Emoji smile face) and set the toggle for "Predictive" to off. If, like mine you do not get the option to change the keyboard on your messages app. Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > Predictive. Here you can switch it off.
Predictive text is an input technology used where one key or button represents many letters, such as on the numeric keypads of mobile phones and in accessibility technologies. Predictive text could allow for an entire word to be input by single keypress.
How to create keyboard shortcuts on iPhone and iPad
- Launch the Settings app.
- Tap General.
- Tap on Keyboard.
- Tap on Text Replacement.
- Tap on the + in the top right corner.
- In the Phrase field, type in the entire phrase you'd like to create a shortcut for.
To disable Apple's Predictive QuickType Keyboard option navigate to Settings > General > Keyboard. Tap the "Predictive" slider so it turns white / OFF. From here you can also disable features like Auto-Correction (if you're brave enough to try to spell on your own) and Auto-Capitalization.
How to turn off the QuickType keyboard on your iPhone or iPad
- Launch any app and pull up the keyboard.
- Tap and hold on the emoji icon in the bottom left of the keyboard.
- Swipe upwards and hover your finger over the Predictive toggle and release your finger.
- To enable QuickType again, just follow the same three steps.
- Tap the gear icon on your iPhone's home screen. The Settings menu of your device will open up.
- Tap the General option.
- Go to Keyboard.
- Tap on "Add Shortcut" or "Text Replacement".
- Tap on the "Plus" sign or "Edit" to add a new word.
- Type in the word you want to add in the "Phrase" box.
- Drag down from the top of the screen twice if you have a recent iteration of Android to bring up the quick settings.
- Scroll down to Language & input and tap on it.
- Tap on the name of the keyboard - in this case Google Keyboard and you will see all the available settings.
His or her phone can enable typing/ texting shortcuts.
- Step 1: Adding Shortcuts.
- Click on "General."
- Scroll down and click on "Keyboard."
- Scroll down and click on "Add New Shortcut"
- In the "Shortcut" box type in what word you want to use.
- In the "Phrase" box think of fun words or replacement words.
Enable or Disable Predictive Text
- From the Home screen, tap Settings.
- Scroll to and tap General.
- Scroll to and tap Keyboard.
- Tap the Auto-Correction switch to the ON or OFF position.
- Tap the Predictive switch to the ON or OFF position.
If you want to hide the message previews from showing up on the iPhone or ipad lock screen, here's how to disable the text preview from showing on the lock screen: Open “Settings” and tap on “Notifications” Select “Messages” and slide “Show Preview” to OFF.
Tap the Apps icon, from the Home screen.
- Tap Settings.
- Tap Language and input.
- Scroll down to 'Keyboards and input methods,' and tap Samsung keyboard.
- Under 'Smart typing,' tap Predictive text.
- Tap the Predictive text Switch to On.
- If desired, tap the Live word update switch to On.
Under Language & input (or another similar title, depending on your version of Android and its interface skin), tap the keyboard you have engaged. I'm using the stock Google Keyboard app instead of the HTC One's built-in Sense keyboard. Scroll down to Text correction. Tap Auto-correction.
Predictive text is an input technology that facilitates typing on a mobile device by suggesting words the end user may wish to insert in a text field. Predictions are based on the context of other words in the message and the first letters typed.
To reset your keyboard dictionary, head into your iPhone's settings and tap on General. Scroll down till you see Reset and tap on Reset Keyboard Dictionary. You'll then be prompted to enter your passcode (if you have one set) and then have the option to fully reset the predictive words from showing up.