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How to turn off predictive text on android nougat

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 section. 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 doign 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.


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Complete guide to turn off predictive text on android nougat 7.0 & 7.1

Step 1: Open “Apps” from home screen on your Moto G4 plus (Android 7.0 Nougat)

Step 2: Go to “Settings

Language and input section in personal settings nougat

Step 3: Under personal section, tap on “Languages & input

Virtual keyboard settings in nougat 7.0 device

Step 4: Tap on “Virtual keyboard” under keyboard and input methods

In virtual keyboard, tap on Gboard settings on nougat

Step 5: Tap on “Gboard

You can see list of various options.

Text correction in Gboard keyboard settings nougat

Step 6: Tap on “Text correction

Enable show suggestions on android nougat

In suggestions section, you can see “Show suggestions” option. By default enable show suggestion in your android 7.0 nougat devices.

turn on predictive text on android phone 7.0

When enable this prediction text / text correction feature, you can see above screen when typing.

Step 7: Turn off toggle button of show suggestion

turn off predictive text on android nougat

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.

turn off prediction text on WhatsApp android phone

WhatsApp > Tap on “G” button > Search gear icon >Text correction > Show suggestion

That’s it.

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.

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