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When you’re working on your Android device, be it in an office suite, texting, chatting on Facebook Messenger… the input dictionary will often correct your spelling as you type. For the most part, this is an incredibly handy way to avoid sending out a deluge of spelling errors to your co-workers, clients, family, and friends. Sometimes, a word you type — one that you know is correct (maybe a product or service) — is autocorrected… Android insists on changing the word. Fortunately, Android devices contain a personal dictionary that allow you to manually add and remove words.

Most users will probably recall typing a word on the Android keyboard and seeing “Tap again to add to dictionary.” This process actually adds the word to the Android personal dictionary. Sometimes, however, you’ll find yourself accidentally adding a misspelled word that you don’t want. How do you remove it? I’ll walk you through the process of managing that personal dictionary on your Android device.

Finding the personal dictionary may be a challenge for some devices. For example, on the Motorola Moto X, the personal dictionary is simple to find. Just look in Settings | Language & input | Personal dictionary. In other iterations of the Android device, you might find the personal dictionary a bit hidden. For example, in the Verizon-branded LG G phone, the personal dictionary is found by following these steps:

  • Open Settings
  • Tap Language & input
  • Tap the settings button for your keyboard
  • Tap Additional settings
  • Scroll down and tap Personal dictionary

At this point, you should see the listing of words that you’ve added to your personal dictionary ( Figure A ).

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The personal dictionary on a Verizon-branded LG G phone.

Say you want to add a word without having to spell it out (or misspell it out, as it were) on the Android keyboard. You can manually add a word by tapping the plus sign [+], typing the word, and tapping Save.

Conversely, you can remove words that were accidentally added to your personal dictionary by tapping the delete button (trash can), selecting the words to be selected ( Figure B ), and then tapping Delete.

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Deleting words from your personal dictionary.

If you want an easier means to locate your personal dictionary, you can install the User Dictionary Manager (UDM) app from the Google Play Store. You have to be careful with this on some devices. The HTC phones do not use the standard Android User Dictionary API, so it may not run correctly on an HTC device. To find the personal dictionary on an HTC device, go to Settings | Language & keyboard | HTC Sense Input | Personal dictionary.

The nice thing about the HTC personal dictionary is that it allows you to backup your personal dictionary (to either email or storage card) and then restore it. To backup your HTC personal dictionary, do the following:

  • Open up the Personal dictionary
  • Tap the menu button (three vertical dots in the upper right corner)
  • Tap Back up to storage card ( Figure C )
  • When prompted, tap OK

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Backing up a Verizon-branded HTC M8 personal dictionary.

The process of restoring is simply a matter of tapping Restore from storage card (from within the menu). The restore will automatically locate the dictionary file and add it. It’s a shame other devices do not include the option to backup/restore personal dictionaries. If you happen to own an HTC device… you’re in luck!

Managing a personal dictionary on Android is a very simple task that can help you avoid the frustration of always having to add words as you type them — or having Android constantly assuming a word you need doesn’t exist.

How far do you customize your Android devices? Do you manage a personal dictionary and leave it at that, or do you go all out and make the device wholly unique to you? Share your experience in the discussion thread below.

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How to Turn On or Off Autocorrect for Android and Samsung Devices

Here's how to turn on autocorrect on Android and Samsung devices, plus how to turn it off and tweak your autocorrect settings.

Android's autocorrect feature can be both a blessing and a curse. One minute, it'll save you from an embarrassing typo in a message to your boss. The next, you'll be left blushing as you send something wholly inappropriate to a family member.

It's time you took back control. If you want to learn how to turn on autocorrect on your Android device, plus how to turn off autocorrect again, keep reading. We'll also show you a few other settings to help you get the autocorrect feature working the way you want.

How to Turn Off Autocorrect on Android

By default, most Android devices come preloaded with Gboard, Google's in-house keyboard app. If you are using it, you can follow our instructions to turn off autocorrect, and you can also learn some cool new things you can do with Gboard .

You can easily change the Android keyboard with one of the many third-party apps available in the app store. The instructions to turn off autocorrect on those, however, might differ slightly. Consult with your keyboard developer's official literature for more information.

Depending on your device, this procedure may vary slightly, although the general instructions will be the same. The toggle to disable autocorrect on Gboard is hidden deep within your phone's Settings menu.

To reach it, you'll need to open Gboard settings. You can do this through the Settings app by going to Settings > System & updates > Languages and input > Keyboards > Gboard . For a faster method, you can reach the autocorrect area on Android devices by opening your keyboard and long-pressing on the comma key, then tapping the gear icon that appears.

Once you reach Gboard's settings with either method, select Text correction . Next, under the Corrections heading, slide the toggle for Auto-correction into the Off position.

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This is the same place where you can also make adjustments regarding whether you want to undo any autocorrects when you press backspace, for instance, or to have your keyboard automatically add a space after punctuation.

How to Turn On Autocorrect on Android

If you change your mind later, you can re-enable the autocorrect feature at any time. Simply perform the same instructions as above, tweaking the final step:

  • Open the Settings app and go to System & updates > Languages and input > Keyboards > Gboard . Alternatively, you can also open the keyboard, hold the comma key, and tap the gear icon to reach the settings area.
  • Choose Text Correction and scroll down to the Corrections section.
  • Locate the toggle labeled Auto-correction and slide it into the On position.

Again, if you're using a different Android keyboard, you might find that the instructions vary. Any keyboard you have installed should appear under the Keyboards section of the Settings app. Open it from there, and then you'll need to look for the appropriate setting.

SwiftKey, for example, has the autocorrect feature stored under Typing > Autocorrect . You can easily toggle the feature anytime you want.

SwiftKey Android Options

While we know that autocorrect has its downsides, it can be largely useful because it enables you to type faster on your Android phone .

How to Turn Off Autocorrect on Samsung Devices

If you've ever owned a Samsung phone or tablet, you know that the company does not use a stock version of Android. Instead, Samsung devices run a proprietary Android skin called One UI .

Stock Android and Samsung's skin differ in a lot of ways, one of which is how to turn autocorrect on and off. Below are instructions on how to turn off autocorrect in the Samsung Keyboard app on devices running Android 11 and up:

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Go to General Management and select Samsung Keyboard Settings .
  • Turn Predictive text off under Smart typing .

Samsung Keyboard autocorrect 1

If you want to know how to turn off autocorrect on Samsung phones and tablets that are from older generations, you'll need to follow these instructions:

  • Open the Settings app by heading to Apps > Settings .
  • Scroll down to the System section.
  • Tap on the icon labeled Language and input .
  • Select Default from the list of options available. This may have a different name if you have a different keyboard installed.
  • Scroll down until you find the Auto replace menu item and select it.
  • Flick the toggle in the upper right-hand corner into the Off position.

As you can see, the process of turning off autocorrect on Samsung devices isn't overly complicated. Of course, if you're interested in how to turn on autocorrect on your Samsung device, follow the same procedure but tweak the last step.

If you have multiple keyboard languages installed, you can turn on/off autocorrect for each language layout individually using the checkboxes alongside the languages on this page.

We also have a bunch of cool tips to help you improve your typing experience when using a Samsung Keyboard .

How to Improve Autocorrect on Android

We've all seen those funny autocorrect-fails screenshots. When you read some of them, it is understandable why you might have a sudden urge to turn off autocorrect on your Android device.

In truth, however, such drastic measures are rarely required. Android keyboards have a bevy of options that allow you to tweak, refine, and improve the autocorrect feature, thus making it work better for your needs. Let's take a quick look at some of the other settings that are worth investigating. These mainly apply to Gboard, but you'll find similar options on most keyboard apps.

Auto-Capitalization

Android can automatically fix capital letters at the start of sentences and on proper nouns as you type.

In normal circumstances, it is a useful feature. But for some people, it might not be ideal. Lots of words are both proper nouns and regular nouns (for example, "Turkey" the country, and "turkey" the bird). If you find yourself using such words regularly, you might want to turn off the auto-capitalization feature.

You can do so by heading to Settings > System > Language and input > Keyboards > Gboard > Text correction > Auto-capitalization . Slide the toggle into the Off position to disable it.

automatic capital letters android

Spell Check

Rather than relying on the autocorrect feature to fix your errors, you could just enable spell check on Android. It will alert you to typos and other misspelled words using those familiar squiggly red lines under the text.

To turn spell check on or off on Android, you need to go to Settings > System > Language and input > Keyboards > Gboard > Text correction > Spelling > Spell check and flick the toggle into the desired position.

For this feature to work, you'll need to ensure you've selected a default language for your keyboard. Additionally, regardless of what keyboard you're using, you're going to need to ensure that Gboard is used as a spell check source (rather than Samsung Keyboard, for instance).

If you wish, you can use the spell check and autocorrect tools together.

Customize the Android Dictionary

You will always come across some legitimate words that are not part of Android's built-in dictionary. Obscure place names, brand names, and specific jargon related to your job are common culprits.

It gets old really fast when Android continually tries to autocorrect "Sonos" into "sonar" or "Logitech" into "logical." To prevent this from happening—and save yourself some stress in the process—you should add the words to your personal dictionary.

You can access the dictionary by heading to Settings > System > Language and input > Keyboards > Gboard > Dictionary > Personal Dictionary . Tap the language you'd like to edit the dictionary for, even if you only have one installed. Then you can use the Plus button to add new words.

personal dictionary option android

Try Voice Typing

Some keyboards (including Gboard) provide you with lots of features to help you improve your typing . Alternatively, you can start using your voice rather than an on-screen touch keyboard.

From an autocorrect standpoint, you're less likely to make a typo when speaking rather than typing. However, you'll introduce the issue of potentially misunderstood words, especially if you have any type of accent.

If you want both speed and accuracy, you can always follow our tips for typing faster on Android devices . Google's voice typing has gotten a lot better over the years, however, so using this feature is a good idea.

If you would like to try voice typing, go to Settings > System > Language and input > Keyboards > Gboard > Voice typing and turn the toggle on. Then you can tap the Microphone icon at the top-right of the keyboard to speak.

We also advise you to make use of the Faster voice typing feature that you can find in the same menu since it will download a faster and more accurate way to recognize your voice so it will offer better results. Once you download this add-on, it will also work offline, which is fantastic news.

voice typing menu option

If you use another keyboard, you can also switch to Google voice typing using the keyboard switch button that appears while typing.

Learn More About Typing on Android

Using autocorrect on Android and learning how to turn it on and off can improve your typing experience on your Android device. For example, you can change the keyboard's theme, install third-party options, and even switch to a non-QWERTY keyboard layout.

However, if you want to jump ship to a new keyboard, you should always ensure that you choose one from a trustworthy brand.

5 steps for editing or deleting words in the Android dictionary

If you typed a word and accidentally saved it, you'll probably want to make a correction so it doesn't keep popping up.

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When typing out words that the dictionary on your phone doesn't know, it's easy to add them by tapping on them, or selecting add. Unfortunately, there are times when even the words we add are still not the correct spelling or format that we want the words to appear in. Here are five easy steps for fixing or getting rid of words you added by mistake:

If you are using the default keyboard that came with your phone:

1. Open the global Settings area on your phone.

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2. Choose Language & keyboard from the list.

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3. Now open the User dictionary.

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4. Scroll through the alphabetical list and find the entry you want to edit or remove.

5. Touch the entry and then select Edit or Remove from the pop-up menu.

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Your changes will be saved instantly, so you can start using the newly edited word, or rest easy that the misspelling of another is gone.

If you have a third-party keyboard installed on your phone, you will see it listed in the Language & keyboard area. Instead of choosing "User dictionary" from this menu, you will need to select the Settings listed below the name of the keyboard you're currently using. It will look similar to this:

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How to Use Autocorrect on Android

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Autocorrect Options on Samsung Phones

This article explains how to use the autocorrect function on your Android device and personalize your Android dictionary so you can avoid embarrassing errors. Instructions apply to devices with Android Pie (9), Oreo (8), or Nougat (7) from all manufacturers.

Samsung Galaxy phones have different autocorrect settings, as noted below.

On newer Android smartphones (except for Samsung models), autocorrect is enabled and disabled on an app-by-app basis. Here's where to find these settings.

Go to Settings > System .

On Android 7.1 and earlier, select Languages & input instead of System .

Tap Languages & input .

Tap Virtual keyboard . This refers to the keyboard that displays on the screen, not a connected external or Bluetooth device.

A page that lists all the virtual keyboard apps installed on your device appears. Select the keyboard that you're currently using.

In the settings for your keyboard, tap Text correction .

Turn on the Auto-correction toggle switch to enable the autocorrect feature. Turn it off to disable autocorrect.

You can also update your dictionary directly in Android apps. These options are in the settings for your virtual keyboard.

Open Settings > System .

On Android 7.1 and earlier, select Languages & input .

Tap Virtual keyboard to access the settings for your on-screen keyboards.

In the list of keyboards on your system, select your active keyboard.

Tap Text correction to access the settings for auto-correction, including the dictionary for the phone.

Tap Personal Dictionary .

Select Delete learned words to reset your dictionary on certain keyboards.

On some keyboards, including the default Android Open Source Project keyboard, you'll see a list of available languages. Select your language.

Tap the plus sign to add a new word to the dictionary.

Spell check doesn't auto-correct or flag the words you added to your phone's dictionary.

Enable and Disable the Android Spell Checker

The Gboard Spell Checker helps you avoid typos and offers word suggestions as you type. It's enabled by default, but you can turn it off.

To turn Spell Checker on or off on Gboard:

Go to Settings .

Tap System > Languages & input > Advanced .

Under Languages & input, you'll see the name of the default keyboard (in this case, Gboard).

Tap Spell checker .

Turn the Use spell checker toggle switch on or off. Tap Languages to change the default language.

Optionally, tap the Default spell checker gear icon, then turn on the Look up contact names toggle switch. The spell checker cross-checks first and last names with your contact list.

Samsung Galaxy phones have different autocorrect settings than smartphones with stock Android. These settings are under Smart typing.

Go to Settings > General management .

Tap Samsung Keyboard settings .

Tap Auto spell check and toggle your language to the On position.

Back in the Samsung Keyboard settings, choose which options to enable under Smart typing .

The Text shortcuts option also serves as your personal dictionary.

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How to change the autocorrect settings on Android and iOS

Manage the autocorrect settings on your phone and avoid embarrassing errors.

Autocorrect is a double-edged sword. It can be really useful when it works perfectly, but things can get equally awkward when it goes wrong. We've all had those autocorrect mishaps from our beloved keyboard apps that completely changed the meaning of what we were trying to say, haven't we? Thankfully, we can modify the autocorrect settings or even disable it entirely on both Android and iOS. In this guide, we’ll detail the steps you need to follow to enable or disable autocorrect on both mobile platforms.

Change autocorrect settings on Android

Method 1: change autocorrect status via the settings menu on android.

Pretty much all modern Android phones allow you to change the autocorrect settings for each keyboard. If you have multiple keyboard apps installed, you can change each one individually.

  • To disable or enable autocorrect on your Android phone, head over to Languages & input under System in Settings. Languages & input may have a different name, like Language & keyboard , on your device.
  • Under Languages & input , you’ll see the Virtual Keyboard (or On-screen keyboard/ Manage keyboards) option.
  • Under the Virtual keyboard , Android will list all the keyboard apps installed on your phone.
  • Tap on your default keyboard or any other keyboard for which you want to change the autocorrect setting.
  • Now, tap on the Text correction option, and you’ll get to the Auto-correction setting. Some keyboard apps may not have the Text correction option and directly show you the Auto-correction setting. In any case, enable or disable it as per your choice, and you’re done. On Samsung phones, the auto-correction setting is called Auto replace , and it can be found under Smart Typing .

Method 2: Change Autocorrect settings via the keyboard on Android

Gboard settings icon on keyboard

If you already have the keyboard open, you can jump directly into the keyboard settings without having to go all the way from the settings menu. Just look for the gear icon on top of the keyboard and tap on it to enter the keyboard settings. Once you’re in the keyboard settings, follow step 5 from the previous method to enable or disable autocorrect.

Change autocorrect settings on iOS

Apple's iOS lets you enable or disable the autocorrect for the default keyboard via settings. For third-party keyboards, however, you'll have to change the setting by opening its app. For instance, if you're using Gboard as your default keyboard, then you'll have to open the Gboard app to modify its autocorrect settings.

Method 1: Change autocorrect setting in the default iOS keyboard

  • Open Settings .
  • Tap General > Keyboard.
  • You can now turn auto-correction on or off.

Method 2: Change autocorrect setting in Gboard or another third-party keyboard

  • Open Gboard or another keyboard app.
  • Tap on Keyboard settings .
  • Enable or disable the auto-correction function.

And that's how you modify the autocorrect settings on both Android and iOS. The steps, as you can see, are fairly straightforward on both platforms, so you should be able to tweak them fairly easily. So, do you rely on autocorrect to fix your typos, or do you take care of them manually? Let us know by dropping a line in the comments below. Also, If you’re looking for a new Android phone or an iPhone, make sure to check our latest guides on the best Android phones and the best iPhones on the market.

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How to add words to Android dictionary in easy steps

Inside jokes are great, but it can be hard to use your own words and phrases within Android messaging apps. This comes down to the fact that your phone has a built-in dictionary that tries to correct your spelling at all times. It can be very annoying, as it will often ignore what you meant to say. But there are ways to get around this, and we will show you how to add words to the Android dictionary so you never have to get frustrated again.

What is the Android dictionary?

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As we have said, your phone has a built-in dictionary, which it uses as a reference when you are typing any text. This will usually be the dictionary that best reflects your location, which is why when you first set up your phone, it asks you what language you would like it to use. However, this is often not enough, as we sometimes find ourselves using words from other languages in our everyday conversations. Your phone will usually automatically correct these words or tell you that you have made a mistake.

See also:  The best dictionary apps for Android

This is not a problem exclusive to different languages. It also means that if you and your friends have your own unique words and phrases that you like to use, your phone will most likely not recognize them. It also poses an issue with the ever-growing range of new words that emerge each year, such as those in the political sphere or popular new apps and services. However, there are multiple ways to get around this, and they involve adding your chosen words to your own user dictionary within the phone’s settings.

Add words to your Android dictionary as you type

The easiest way to add words to your Android dictionary is to do so while you’re typing. You’ll run into this method most often on Samsung devices, but it works with most smartphones. This means as soon as you realize that you are using a new word, you can quickly add it to your personal dictionary to be remembered for next time. You can do it in three simple steps:

  • Type the word that you want to save to the Android dictionary.
  • Long-press or double-tap the word you want to be added.
  • Tap on “Add to dictionary.”

That’s it! You’ve added the new word to your dictionary, and the next time your Android phone encounters that same word, it will automatically predict and insert it in the field. If you don’t use predictive text, it will simply no longer show up as a typo.

Add words through your settings

This method is a little more complex and takes longer than the first one. However, it is an advantageous way to add multiple words to the personal dictionary Android at one time. This makes it handy if you have a list of words you know you want to add, and you can do so very quickly. Here are the steps:

  • Select Settings on your Android phone.
  • Head down to System and enter the Languages and input menu.
  • Tap the Keyboard menu, then tap your preferred keyboard. In our case, it’s Google’s Gboard.
  • Choose Dictionary, then Personal dictionary.
  • Now you can tap the Plus sign (+) in the top right corner to add terms.

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You can also use these screens to remove words from your personal dictionary as well.

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How to turn off auto-correction in android.

When typing on an Android device, your spelling is checked automatically and replacement words are suggested.

When typing on an Android device, your spelling is checked automatically and replacement words are suggested. If you don’t select a word in the list of suggestions, a default word is used to replace what the system thinks is a misspelled word.

However, what if the word is not misspelled? The auto-correction feature in Android can be useful at times, but it may also be a hindrance. It’s easy to adjust the aggressiveness of the feature or to turn it completely off, and we’ll show you how on a Nexus 7, which runs a stock Android system, using the standard Google keyboard.

Swipe down from the right side of the status bar at the top of the screen. Touch the “Settings” button.

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On the “Settings” screen, touch “Language & input” in the “Personal” section.

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In the “Keyboard & Input Methods” section of the “Language & input” screen, touch the Quick Settings icon to the right of the Google Keyboard.

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The “Google Keyboard Settings” screen displays. Touch the “Auto-correction” option.

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On the “Auto-correction” dialog box, select how aggressive you want the system to be when it checks and automatically corrects your spelling and typos. To completely turn off the auto-correction feature, touch the radio button to the right of “Off.” You are automatically returned to the “Google Keyboard Settings” screen.

05_auto_correction_dialog

Press the “Back” button on your device three times to return to the Home screen. If you’ve turned the feature off, the system will no longer automatically correct your typing. So, remember that you’ll have to correct your own spelling mistakes and typos.

Xiaomi How to Manage Personal dictionary

The dictionary on the Xiaomi smartphone is a feature that allows you to store words and assign a shortcut to them. If you type the shortcut or short command while writing text or messages, we get the word suggestion in the suggestion bar. Short sentences can also be stored and recalled via short command.

Note: We can select the desired keyboard language before creating our own shortcuts. If we want to use the command for any previously selected language of the keyboard, we can select "All Languages".

How to Manage Personal dictionary - Tap on  Settings

  • Tap on Settings
  • Tap on  Additional settings
  • Tap on  Languages & input
  • Tap on  Manage keyboards
  • Tap on Dictionary
  • Tap on Personal dictionary
  • Choose a language or tap on  All languages
  • Type a word
  • Type an  optional shortcut
  • Tap on  Back  to exit

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How to add words to the internal dictionary on your Android device, and add shortcuts for longer words

  • You can manually add words to your Android device's internal dictionary if it doesn't already recognize them as real words.
  • You can also use this feature to create shortcuts for long words that you use frequently, making them quicker to type.

It probably comes as no surprise that your phone comes with its own dictionary programmed inside of it — how else would it always know to correct words that you've spelled wrong, or offer you contextual suggestions for what you might say?

What you may not have known, however, is that you can actually add and remove words from your dictionary on an Android phone. This is great if you are constantly annoyed by words your phone thinks you're misspelling — for example, if your friend spells their name in an unusual way.

It's also very useful in that it allows you to create shortcuts for longer words that you use frequently, such as your email address. 

How to add words to your Android's internal dictionary

1. Open the Settings app on your Android.

2. Scroll down until you can tap "System."

3. From the System menu, go to "Languages & input."

4. At the bottom of the menu, tap the arrow next to "Advanced" to open the Advanced Settings menu.

5. Under "Tools," tap "Personal dictionary."

6. To add a word to your personal dictionary when it opens, tap the plus "+" button in the upper right corner.

7. Type the new word you want your phone to recognize in the top line provided.

Optional: Type the shortcut that you want your phone to recognize for this word in the line underneath. When you do this, whenever you type the shortcut and then hit space, it will automatically correct to the longer word.

When you are finished, tap the back button — the word will automatically save.

8. If you ever want to delete a word from your personal dictionary, simply select it from the menu of existing words, then tap the garbage bin icon in the top right corner.

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Resetting your predictive text dictionary

  • Thread starter JockA Allen
  • Start date Sep 25, 2013
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JockA Allen

  • Sep 25, 2013

Hi all, Has anyone figured out how to reset your entire predictive text dictionary in one hit? I know there is the option of selecting one at a time and then deleting them, however this is pretty much useless when there's thousands of words stored. All the best. X  

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JockA Allen said: Hi all, Has anyone figured out how to reset your entire predictive text dictionary in one hit? I know there is the option of selecting one at a time and then deleting them, however this is pretty much useless when there's thousands of words stored. All the best. X Click to expand...
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srkmagnus said: System Settings > Applications > Keyboard app (I don't know the exact name of the stock keyboard, so look through the various apps) then delete the data and clear cache. That should do it . Click to expand...

On my Note2 it is: Settings Language and Input Samsung Keyboard (I use the default rather than Skype or Google Voice.) Predictive text - the on/off button is to the right. Delete personalized data (from user. yes) Restart seems to have worked. Hope this helps.  

  • Oct 14, 2014

THANK YOU!!  

  • Jun 19, 2015

You beauty!! Thanks, been trying for months to fix this (o:  

Aliffan Ismail

  • Dec 31, 2016

You could also install User Dictionary apps from the play store. User Dictionary Plus did the thing for me  

MysticPoet82

  • Apr 26, 2017

What is this supposed to help exactly? I'm having issues that no one can answer it seems  

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How To : Add a Pop-Up Dictionary to Any Android App for Quick & Easy Word Definitions

Add a Pop-Up Dictionary to Any Android App for Quick & Easy Word Definitions

When you're browsing the web, going through emails, or reading a book or magazine, you'll occasionally come across a word or phrase that you haven't seen before. This would be a perfect time to have some sort of built-in dictionary lookup service, but most Android apps lack such a feature.

In the past, we've covered a mod that adds dictionary search features to all apps on Android, but this required that your device was rooted .

Well, a new app from the development team at WordSnitch has finally brought this functionality to non-rooted devices. This means that anyone running Android 3.0 or higher can now add a handy context menu dictionary search to all apps on their system.

Step 1: Install News Dictionary

To begin, head to the Google Play Store, then search for and install News Dictionary . Alternatively, you can skip straight to the install page by using this link .

Add a Pop-Up Dictionary to Any Android App for Quick & Easy Word Definitions

Step 2: Enable the News Dictionary Service

To enable the News Dictionary service, simply launch the app, then tap the toggle switch in the bottom-left corner. Once the service is running, you'll see a toast message that says "Copy Service On," which means you're ready to use the dictionary lookup feature.

Add a Pop-Up Dictionary to Any Android App for Quick & Easy Word Definitions

Step 3: Use the Context Menu Dictionary Search Feature

When you want to use the dictionary lookup feature, simply open any app that has copy and paste functionality. From here, long-press any word, then tap the "Copy" button at the top of the screen.

Add a Pop-Up Dictionary to Any Android App for Quick & Easy Word Definitions

Almost immediately, a small popup will appear at the bottom of the screen with your highlighted word's definition. If you'd like even more information about this word or phrase, tap the globe icon on this popup, then you'll be taken directly to a Google search of this term.

Add a Pop-Up Dictionary to Any Android App for Quick & Easy Word Definitions

Additionally, all words or phrases that you've looked up will be saved within the News Dictionary app.

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Tweak these out-of-box One UI settings to create an ideal setup on Galaxy S24

With the latest Snapdragon CPU, display, and camera improvements, refined design, class-leading software support, and useful AI tools in the built-in apps, there is a lot to like about Samsung's flagship trio for 2024. While the South Korean giant has nailed the hardware on the Galaxy S24 series, the default One UI 6.1 settings may irritate some.

While the Galaxy S24 duo and Galaxy 24 Ultra are some of the best Samsung phones, the company's out-of-box experience isn't the greatest. Here are the top Galaxy S24 settings you should change to make the most of your phone. Let's make some necessary tweaks.

1 Activate QHD resolution

The Galaxy S24 Ultra isn't the only one with QHD resolution. The Galaxy S24 Plus also received a resolution bump to QHD. However, Samsung capped the display resolution to FHD by default. Follow the steps below to activate QHD resolution and enjoy sharper text and visual elements.

  • Open Settings and scroll to Display .
  • Select Screen resolution .

Screen resolution on Galaxy S24

2 Use navigation gestures

It's 2024, and Samsung is still reluctant on navigation buttons. You can activate gesture navigation by following the steps below.

  • Go to the Display menu in Samsung Settings.
  • Select Navigation bar .

navigation bar on Galaxy S24

3 Turn off Samsung Wallet on the home screen

Samsung Wallet is a neat alternative to Google Wallet. It's even better in emerging markets like India, where the company worked with the government to integrate essential documents into the app. However, it's integrated into the home screen and triggers accidental launches. Let's turn it off.

  • Open Samsung Wallet and tap the Settings gear at the top.

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5 add lock screen widgets.

With One UI 6.1 on the Galaxy S24 series, Samsung added support for lock screen widgets below the clock icon. The app selection is slim. Still, they are worth trying out if you are into Samsung's ecosystem of apps and services.

  • Go to the lock screen and long tap it.
  • Authenticate yourself.

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6 Customize the side button

You can customize the side button and access your favorite app on the go. By default, it's set to launch Bixby and Camera.

  • Open Settings and scroll to Advanced features .

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7 Activate advanced intelligence

Advanced intelligence is a big part of your Galaxy S24 experience. First, sign in with your Samsung account. Otherwise, these AI features won't work. You can activate or deactivate AI add-ons from Settings.

  • Navigate to Advanced features in Samsung Settings.

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9 turn on dolby atmos and improve your galaxy s24's audio quality.

The Galaxy S24 series supports Dolby Atmos. However, it's turned off by default.

  • Open Settings and select Sounds and vibration .

sound and vibration on Galaxy S24

10 Activate the color palette to customize your homescreen

One UI supports Android 12's Material You to apply a color palette across quick settings and app icons. Here's how to turn it on.

  • Long tap the home screen and open Wallpaper and style .

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  • Pick a palette based on your wallpaper and apply it to app icons.

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11 Change your Galaxy S24's camera resolution to get crystal clear videos

Although the Galaxy S24 supports 8K recording, the default video camera resolution is set to FHD at 30fps. Change it to UHD.

  • Launch Camera and slide to Video .

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12 Change the S24's default notification style

Samsung's default notification style only shows a brief pop-up. You can change it to Android's usual detailed pop-up from Settings.

  • Launch Settings and open Notifications .
  • Select Notification pop-up style .

notification style on Galaxy S24

13 Turn on notification categories while you're at it

Samsung deactivated notification categories on One UI 6.1. Now, you need to turn on the option to tweak app notifications.

  • Go to the Notifications menu in Samsung Settings.

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14 Edit and rearrange the quick settings tiles

You can rearrange the quick settings tiles to your preference.

  • Swipe down from the home screen to open the notification center. Swipe down again to expand quick toggles.
  • Tap edit at the top.

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15 Activate auto restart to keep your Galaxy S24 running in peak condition

Rebooting your Samsung phone occasionally helps it keep running in the best condition. You can set up auto restart at a specific time of the week.

  • Open Settings and scroll to Device care .
  • Tap Auto optimization .

auto optimization on Galaxy S24

16 Slow down battery degradation by tweaking Battery Protection

You can select maximum or adaptive battery protection to slow down battery degradation.

  • Open Settings and scroll down to Device care .
  • Tap Battery .
  • Select Battery protection .

battery protection on Galaxy S24

17 Galaxy S24 Ultra owners can customize the S Pen

If you have a Galaxy S24 Ultra, use the steps below to customize the Air command menu.

  • Go to Advanced features in Samsung Settings.
  • Select S Pen .

S pen settings on Galaxy S24 Ultra

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Samsung is relying on AI tools to differentiate the Galaxy S24 from its rivals. Although Galaxy AI is hit-and-miss, it's worth trying out. Check our Galaxy S24 tips and tricks guide to learn more about them.

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  • Gesture nav
  • QHD+ display
  • Quick Settings
  • Update Samsung apps
  • Enable AI features
  • Chat Assist
  • AI wallpaper
  • Lock screen and AOD
  • Camera Assistant
  • S Pen photos
  • Quick Share

You've just gotten your hands on the brand-new Galaxy S24. Samsung's new flagships offer a lot of power and plenty of new features, but as is often the case with a new phone (particularly from Samsung), you may find yourself unfamiliar with everything the device has to offer, and you may miss some things during the initial set up process. Fortunately, we're here to go through some of the first things you should do when you get a new Galaxy S24.

This will go over some tips for the entire Galaxy S24 series , including the S24, S24 Plus, and S24 Ultra, as most features are device-agnostic. That said, some features may be exclusive to certain models, like the S24 Ultra, which has an S Pen.

Enable gesture navigation

For some reason, Samsung likes to start users off with the three-button navigation of days past. Some people may find it useful, but plenty of us have moved on, and gesture navigation has become something of the norm, allowing users to take advantage of more screen real estate for content.

Fortunately, enabling gesture navigation is pretty easy. Head to the Settings menu and navigate to Display . Scroll down and tap on Navigation Bar , where you'll select Swipe gestures .

In this menu, you can also adjust the sensitivity of the gestures by selecting "More options." You can also enable gestures for Google Assistant (or your preferred assistant app) and Circle to Search , the latter of which requires you to press and hold the nav bar.

However, some of you prefer not to have the nav bar appear at all for a cleaner look. Samsung no longer has this feature baked into One UI 6.1, but you can enable this feature by downloading Good Lock and installing the NavStar module. From here, toggle the option to Enable extra gesture settings, then go back to the nav bar settings, tap More options, and toggle Gesture hint to remove the nav bar.

Turn on the the QHD+ resolution (S24 Plus/Ultra)

Samsung made quite a few upgrades to the display, which is now brighter and has an improved refresh rate on the standard and Plus models. However, the Galaxy S24 Plus gets an additional upgrade in the form of a higher QHD+ resolution, which now matches the Galaxy S24 Ultra 's display (sorry, baby S24). This will naturally use a little more battery life since there are plenty more pixels to push around, which is likely why it's not enabled out of the box.

If you want to take advantage of this resolution bump, navigate to Settings > Display > Screen resolution . Tap the QHD+ option, and your display should adjust to the change. And don't worry; you'll still have an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate.

Edit the Quick Settings Panel

The S24 is on One UI 6.1, but One UI 6.0 brought plenty of useful changes to Samsung's UI, and the company offers a tweak to the newly revamped Quick Settings Menu that gives you more granular customization options. Before, you could only edit the overall layout of the Quick Settings panel, but now, Samsung also lets you edit both the top row (when the panel is collapsed) separately from the full panel. This makes it a little easier to set your panel layout without having to account for the top row, something I would admittedly spend way too much time fiddling around with.

To do this, pull down your notification shade and fully expand the Quick Settings panel . Tap the pencil icon at the top, which will open up the Edit menu. Here, you can select which buttons you want to include in both the top row and the full panel.

Additionally, One UI 6.0 enabled a new "instant access" feature, which you can enable in the Edit menu. This lets you jump to the full expanded panel by pulling from the left top corner of the display instead of swiping twice as you otherwise would.

Finally, you can set brightness and media controls to appear on the collapsed panel if you want quick access to those.

Update Samsung Galaxy Store apps

It's pretty easy to remember to update your apps on the Google Play Store, but Samsung owners should also remember that many of their apps come from the Galaxy Store, especially the Samsung apps. This is how you get updates to the Gallery app, Samsung Health, Samsung Wallet, and much more.

To check for updates, open the Galaxy Store app , tap on Menu at the bottom, and hit the Updates icon at the top. If you're just getting your Galaxy S24, you'll likely have plenty of updates available, mostly for the built-in apps and for Samsung's language packs that you'll use for AI features like Chat Assistant and Live Translate .

While you're here, you should download some other apps that aren't preloaded onto the phone. Samsung Music is a favorite since it's just an offline music player for all your audio files, and you can integrate Spotify into it. You should also download the following app to really get the most out of your phone:

Download Good Lock

Samsung's version of Android is pretty customizable, but there are other Android UIs that offer even more customization options out of the box. That can get messy, so Samsung opted for its own app that lets more involved users take full control of the UI. The Good Lock app can be downloaded from the Samsung Store, and in it are various "modules" that you can download to customize various aspects of your phone.

This includes the nav bar , app drawer, notification bar, lock screen, clock face, the Quick Settings panel, and much more. We recommend playing around with the various modules to see what customizations you can make.

Enable Advanced Intelligence features

One of the biggest changes to Samsung's Galaxy S24 series is the addition of Galaxy AI , a suite of generative AI features that can help you text better, edit photos, summarize notes, and more. But you'll have to go in and enable/set up some of these features in order to take full advantage of them. In order to do so, navigate to Settings > Advanced features > Advanced intelligence . Here, you'll find a list of apps and features you can enable:

  • Samsung Keyboard
  • Interpreter
  • Samsung Notes
  • Voice Recorder
  • Samsung Internet
  • Photo Editor

With each option, you can enable various related features, including translation, summarizing, and editing. For most options, you can download languages from the available language packs for the various translation features. We suggest going through each of the features and trying them out.

Lastly, you can opt to process these AI features on-device, meaning it won't send any necessary data to the cloud for processing. Unfortunately, this option means that the AI features will be limited, but it's a welcome option for users who are more interested in privacy. For example, with the Style and grammar feature in Chat Assist, on-device processing only supports English and Korean and not any of the other languages available.

Set language translation for chats

Chat Assist is one of the cool new AI features you'll find in the Galaxy S24 series. It lets you change the style of whatever you type, and it can check your spelling and grammar as you type. However, the best way to use the feature is by taking advantage of the translation features.

Going through the previous step, set up Samsung Keyboard and enable Chat translation . You can choose to show just the translated text or both the original and translated text. Then, tap Manage apps to choose where you want to enable chat translation. Lastly, download the language packs you may want to use. The available languages include:

  • English (India)
  • English (United States)
  • English (United Kingdom)
  • Spanish (Mexico)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Spanish (United States)

After that's enabled, go to a chat you want to translate. When you open Samsung Keyboard, tap the sparkle icon on the left and select Chat translation . When the floating menu appears, choose how you want the conversation translated. Once that's set, tap the translate button in the Samsung Keyboard bar, which will open a new text field. Select the language you want to translate to on the left, then begin typing. As you do, the keyboard will automatically translate your text, and you can send it.

This is extremely useful if you're texting friends who speak a different language. It's even more helpful that these settings will be saved, and you can set these translations on a per-chat basis, meaning you don't have to keep switching the set languages for different people.

Create an AI-generated wallpaper

One of the most basic ways to customize your phone is to set your own wallpaper. Samsung takes this a step further by letting you create your own wallpaper. This is similar to how you can create AI wallpapers on a Pixel.

Press and hold the home screen and select Wallpaper and style . Choose the Change wallpapers option, then select Generative under the Creative folder. From here, you can select from available options as a start-off point:

  • Translucent

After selecting one of the above options, you'll be given a prompt with select words you can change to generate a new wallpaper. Once you set your desired words, tap the Generate button and select from one of the results. You can also hit Generate again if you don't like any of the options.

The wallpapers you create will be options you can choose from in the Generative folder when you go back to create a new wallpaper. It should also be noted that generated wallpapers will have a small sparkle icon on the bottom left corner, so you'll know it's generated.

You can also choose the Photo ambient option, which uses one of your own images on for the lock screen and edits it based on the time of day and weather. So if it's raining or snowing, your lock screen will generate said weather effects. It will also make the image darker if it's night time.

Set up lock screen and Always On Display

With One UI 6.1, Samsung upgraded the lock screen with the return of widgets. Under the clock face is a dedicated space where you can add as many as four widgets, depending on their size. These are seemingly limited to Samsung apps, and the widgets vary in size, so you'll have to think hard and figure out what data you want to view at a glance.

If you want to edit your lock screen, you can tap and hold the home screen , then tap Wallpaper and style and select Lock screen . There, you can manage the various shortcuts, wallpapers, and clock styles. You can also find this edit screen from the lock screen by tapping and holding the wallpaper (if the option is turned on).

The Battery status (list) widget is helpful for users who tend to carry more than one connected device with them. Similar to the regular battery widget for the home screen, it shows the levels of devices like earbuds or a smartwatch. You can also find widgets for the weather, Samsung Health, the calendar, and more. This is in addition to the other ways you can already customize your lock screen.

But beyond the lock screen, the Always On Display (AOD) also gets a nice visual upgrade. Navigate to Settings > Lock screen and AOD > Always On Display , and you'll find the option to show your lock screen wallpaper on your AOD. Additionally, if you use one of your own photos, One UI can intelligently remove the background so that only the subject appears. However, this will work best if the lock screen image has a person or an animal in the shot. Otherwise, you may not be able to toggle this feature on.

Download Camera Assistant

The Galaxy S24 no doubt takes great photos, especially the Galaxy S24 Ultra. However, that doesn't mean they're perfect, and certain features like Auto HDR are suspiciously not present. However, Samsung has an app that gives you more camera settings to further customize your experience and optimize your images.

Camera Assistant is an app you can download from the Galaxy Store. It's been available for some time, but Samsung continuously updates the app to support new features for new phones.

Once you download Camera Assistant, you can access it from the app drawer or from the Camera app settings. There are more than a few settings in Camera Assistant to play around with and enhance your camera experience, and among them is Auto HDR, which we would highly recommend turning on for noticeably better dynamic range. We also recommend enabling the High resolution settings for enhanced low-light and zoom quality.

Taking photos with your S Pen (S24 Ultra)

If you picked up a shiny new Galaxy S24 Ultra, you now have a fancy S Pen to play around with. There are quite a few things you can do with the stylus, but perhaps one of the most useful is being able to remotely capture a photo with the camera app.

To set this up, navigate to Settings > Advanced features >  S Pen , then tap Air Actions , where you can enable remote actions for the S Pen. Under the Anywhere actions menu, you'll find " Press and hold the Pen button ." Tap that and select the Camera app if it isn't already set to this, which will allow you to easily turn on the camera from a distance.

Then, under the App actions menu, tap the Camera icon and toggle it on in the overflow menu if it isn't already. Here, you can tap on various actions and set them to certain presses or gestures. For the easiest result, set Single Press to "Take picture/record video." You can also scroll down to the General app actions menu to ensure the Camera's Single press option is set to "Take picture."

Now, when you open the Camera app, you can just press the S Pen button to capture a photo, which is perfect for group photos when a selfie isn't enough.

Set up Quick Share

Shortly before the S24 launch, Google announced that Nearby Share and Samsung's Quick Share were merging. This began with the Galaxy S24 series, giving us the best of both features in one, and is rolling out to other Android phones . You can find the feature by navigating to Settings > Connected devices > Quick Share .

In this menu, you can set your Samsung and Google accounts so that they match your other devices, making them easier to find. You can also set your phone name, who can share files with you, the ability to display available devices in the share panel, and more.

For easy access, you can also set a Quick Share button on the Quick Settings panel.

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    Open the Settings app and go to System & updates > Languages and input > Keyboards > Gboard. Alternatively, you can also open the keyboard, hold the comma key, and tap the gear icon to reach the settings area. Choose Text Correction and scroll down to the Corrections section.

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    2. You can change the words in the user dictionary by going to Settings > Language and Keyboard > User dictionary. From here you can edit as you wish. There is another way mentioned here that may be easier for you: How to remove misspelled words from your Android Dictionary. "Maybe this is more obvious to everyone else, but the dictionary is ...

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    Samsung's keyboard is not as intuitive when it comes to adding words to the dictionary. First, enter a text box to bring up the keyboard. Type the word you would like to add. Tap the checkmark to accept the spelling. Tap backspace to select the word again and tap it in the suggestion row. The word is now saved and it will appear as a suggestion ...

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    Add words to the Gboard personal dictionary as you type. Tap any text field. It can be a WhatsApp chat box, the Google Docs editor, or a search bar. This action launches Gboard. Type a word or ...

  9. How to Manage Personal dictionary

    Tap on On-screen keyboard. Tap on Gboard. Tap on Dictionary. Tap on Personal dictionary. Chosse one or All languages. Tap on Add. Type a Word and an Optional shortcut. Tap on Back. If you need the manual often or offline, you can download it here as a PDF document for free.

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    1. Open the global Settings area on your phone. Screenshot by Nicole Cozma 2. Choose Language & keyboard from the list. Screenshot by Nicole Cozma 3. Now open the User dictionary. Screenshot by...

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    Open Settings > System . On Android 7.1 and earlier, select Languages & input. Tap Languages & input . Tap Virtual keyboard to access the settings for your on-screen keyboards. In the list of keyboards on your system, select your active keyboard. Tap Text correction to access the settings for auto-correction, including the dictionary for the phone.

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    Method 2: Change autocorrect setting in Gboard or another third-party keyboard. Open Gboard or another keyboard app. Tap on Keyboard settings. Enable or disable the auto-correction function. And ...

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    To completely turn off the auto-correction feature, touch the radio button to the right of "Off.". You are automatically returned to the "Google Keyboard Settings" screen. Press the "Back" button on your device three times to return to the Home screen. If you've turned the feature off, the system will no longer automatically ...

  17. How to Manage Personal dictionary

    If we want to use the command for any previously selected language of the keyboard, we can select "All Languages". Android 11 | MIUI 12.0. Tap on Settings. Tap on Additional settings. Tap on Languages & input. Tap on Manage keyboards. Tap on Settings. Tap on Dictionary. Tap on Personal dictionary.

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    Settings > Language and input > Google Keyboard > Text correction > Personal Dictionary. Select the language to which you would like to make the addition. Finally, the '+ Add' button allows you to define a word or phrase, and, optionally a shortcut. So for your example, Word = 'As soon as possible', shortcut = asap. Share.

  21. Android Autocorrect: How to Add or Remove a Word

    How to Erase Words from the Personal Dictionary There is also the possibility of erasing words in the personal dictionary. You can erase them by going into your Android settings as you're accustomed to doing so. You can tap on the Settings app or swipe down twice from the top of your display and tap on the cogwheel.

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    How to Change dictionary? Ask Question Asked 3 years, 10 months ago Modified 3 years, 10 months ago Viewed 393 times 0 I would like to resolve "Typo: in word..." that Android Studio (AS) show ever time I use words in my langage. I suppose there should be a way to add portuguese dictionary to AS but I could not find this option.

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