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How to Turn Off Predictive Text on Android Nougat 7.1.2

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Turn on/turn off predictive text on Android Nougat 7.1.2 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 the nougat 7.0 & 7.1 devices, you can change this setting using language & input settings. It also includes suggestions of block offensive words, next-word suggestions, personalized suggestions, auto-correction, auto-capitalization, double space period and multilingual typing.

You can use the auto-correction feature to automatically add correct spelling when typing. When you typing donig instead of doing, it will automatically add correct (doing) words. It means automatically insert words 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 enable or disable predictive text on android 7.0 & 7.1 Nougat phone.

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How to Turn Off Predictive Text on Android 7.1.2 Nougat

Step 1: Open Apps from the home screen on your Android 7.0 Nougat (Moto G4 Plus).

Step 2: Go to Settings.

Language and input section in personal settings nougat

Step 3: Under the 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 a list of various options.

Text correction in Gboard keyboard settings nougat

Step 6: Tap on Text correction.

Enable show suggestions on android nougat

In the suggestions section, you can see the 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 enabling this prediction text/text correction feature, you can see the above screen when typing.

Step 7: Turn off the toggle button of show suggestion.

turn off predictive text on android nougat

After disabling this, you can view the above screen when typing on 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

How to Turn Off Predictive Text on Android 8.1 & 8.0 Oreo

Settings > System > Language & input > Virtual keyboard > Gboard > Search > Predictive search

Turn off Autocorrect in android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1

Settings > System > Language & input > virtual keyboard > Gboard >Text correction > Correction > Auto-correction

Enable or Disable Predictive Text on Android 9 Pie

Settings > System > Language & input > Virtual keyboard > Gboard >Search > Predictive content search

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 in below comment box. It would be a pleasure to help you.

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