Turn on /turn off predictive text on android nougat and other devices. Predictive text is useful to search the nearby words while typing on your keyboard. It will display the related words you typing, so you can easily find your words. In latest nougat 7.0 & 7.1 devices, you can change this setting using language & input settings. This setting also include suggestions of block offensive words, next word suggestions, personalized suggestion, auto correction, auto capitalization, double space period and multilingual typing.
You can use auto correction feature to automatically add correct spelling when typing, when you typing doing instead of doing, it will automatically add correct (doing) words. It means automatically insert word of punctuation and spacebar. Also use auto capitalization to capital the first letter of each sentence in your android phone. There are many features available in text correction but in this tutorial, I will show you step by step guide to turn off predictive text on android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 phone.
How to turn off predictive text on android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 and Oreo 8.1
Step 1: Open Apps from home screen on your Moto G4 plus (Android 7.0 Nougat)
Step 2: Go to Settings
Step 3: Under personal section, tap on Languages & input
Step 4: Tap on Virtual keyboard under keyboard and input methods
Step 5: Tap on Gboard
You can see list of various options.
Step 6: Tap on Text correction
In suggestions section, you can see Show suggestions option. By default enable show suggestion in your android 7.0 nougat devices.
When enable this prediction text / text correction feature, you can see above screen when typing.
Step 7: Turn off toggle button of show suggestion
After disable this, you can view above screen when typing in your android phone.
In WhatsApp, message and other messenger apps, you can quickly enable / disable predictive text feature in Nougat devices.
Follow below given settings to quickly turn off prediction text on WhatsApp android nougat 7.0 & 7.1.
WhatsApp > Tap on “G” button > Search gear icon >Text correction > Show suggestion
How to turn off predictive text on android Oreo 8.1 & 8.0: Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL
Settings > System > Language & input > Virtual keyboard > Gboard > Search > Predictive search
Disable predictive text on Android 9 Pie
Settings > System > Language & input > Virtual keyboard > Gboard >Search > Predictive content search
I hope above given steps helpful to turn off predictive text on android nougat device. If you have any kind of trouble, let us know on below comment box, would be pleasure to help you.