Preto Perola/Shutterstock.comThe keyboard on your Android phone is probably pretty good at correcting and predicting words, but what about words it doesn’t know? It will need to be taught how to recognize words it doesn’t know. Instead of manually correcting the keyboard for every attempt to change these words, you can add them into the “dictionary.”
How to add a word in Samsung Keyboard
How to add a word in GboardFirst, let’s use Google’s Gboard keyboard. This keyboard is available on any Android device and it’s the default for Pixel phones. To open the keyboard, simply type in a text box. Type the word you want to add. A red line will appear underneath the word if it isn’t in the dictionary. Then tap the word and choose “Add to Dictionary.” That’s it. The word will now appear in the future. First, enter a text box to bring up the keyboard.Advertisement
Type the word that you want to add. You may need to type the word you want to add. Your mileage may vary, however, hopefully this will stop some autocorrect mishaps. RELATED: How do I turn off Autocorrect for AndroidREAD NEARJoe Fedewa
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