Annoying by automatically suggest web & content searches when type on Android 9 Pie? In this tutorial I will show you steps to enable or disable predictive text in Android 9 Pie devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 3 & 3 XL, Pixel 3a & 3a XL and more. When turned on predictive text on android device, it’ll show text based on what you’ve entered on your device such as GIF, Emoji, Sticker etc.
By default turned on auto correct and predictive text in your android Pie 9, Oreo 8.1, Nougat 7.1.2 and other devices. You can find this setting under Gboard keyboard settings in your android phone or tablet. Check out below given step by step process to enable or disable predictive text in Android 9 Pie and upcoming Android 10 Q devices such as Pixel 4, 4 XL etc.
How to enable or disable predictive text in Android 9 Pie and upcoming Android Q 10
You can turn off predictive text Android 9 Pie using below given language & input settings.
Step 1: Swipe app from bottom of the home screen to access app drawer
Step 2: Tap Settings app
Step 3: Scroll down up to System and open it
Step 4: Tap Languages & input
Step 5: Tap Virtual keyboard under keyboards section
Step 6: Tap Gboard
Here you can see Google keyboard settings such as Languages, Preferences, Theme, Text correction, Glide typing, Voice typing, Dictionary, Search and Advanced settings.
Step 7: Tap Search
Step 8: Turn off Predictive Content search toggle
Turn off autocorrect Android 9 Pie and upcoming Android 10 Q
It will automatically correct words while typing in your android device. If you don’t want to use auto-correction, disable it using below settings.
Settings > System > Language & input > Virtual keyboard > Gboard > Text correction > Correction > Auto-correction
And that’s it. We hope this makes it clear how to enable or disable predictive text in Android 9 Pie. Do you still have any question regarding this tip? Tell us in below comment box. Don’t forget to check our other tutorials.