One of the most controversial features on the new Samsung phone is predictive text on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. If you are still confused about that, maybe you didn’t use it and unaware of all of its features. Today, we will discuss about how to turn on predictive text on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus and more importantly, how can turn it off and avoid some of the roadblocks everyone complains about.
The first reason why auto correct is so much annoying is because sometimes it makes wrong predictions. But, Instead of shutting it down, you can teach it to learn your favorite words! As you correct the correction made by the predictive text feature, you are literally training it. And, if you continue this, Very soon the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus predictive text feature will automatically provide the word you will choose anyway.
How To Insert Words Into Galaxy S9 Dictionary?
The basic reason for the predictive text tool edits the words you type are because of the auto replacement function which is default activated. What this function does, is it detect words automatically which it thinks are wrong or inappropriate and then replace them with similar words. The function replaces the word as soon as you press the space bar. To overwrite the word, you need to click on the word and then you will see a menu with some suggestions on replacing the word, including the initial word. When you select your preferred word from the menu, the text will change again and in this time, the feature will learn and remember the word you selected. As a result, in future use, it will automatically use your preferred word and you won’t need to correct it anymore.
As we use almost the same words in our everyday typing and communication, it is safe to say that you won’t face any problems neither you will have to fight with the predictive feature.
How To Turn Off Predictive Text On Samsung Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus
Even after trying the method stated above if you are still unhappy about the auto correct and don’t want to use it at all, here is how you can stop the predictive text on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus:
- Go to the general settings option on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus
- Select language and Input
- Select Samsung Keyboard
- Select Smart Typing
- In This section, select and turn off the features you don’t want to use
- Predictive text – the feature which provides words suggestions while typing.
- Auto replace – the feature which replaces any error or incorrect words by itself.
- Auto spell checker – the feature which marks any spelling errors by underlining them with red.
- Auto Spacing – the feature which provides correct spaces between typed words.
- Auto punctuation – This is the function which adds dots or apostrophes as per need automatically.
As you are in this last part, there is a good chance that this is the first time you are discovering all these cool features that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus predictive text offers. So, give it another thought if you really want to dismiss any of the options!