How to Define Your Own Auto-correct Words on Android’s Built-in Dictionary

Are you tired of your Android phone auto-correcting abbreviations, complex names, or made-up words that you often use? Not anymore. Next time, add your custom words and phrases to your device’s dictionary so that they are considered proper and don’t get changed.

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  1. Adding words to your Android’s Dictionary:

  2. Add Shortcuts for Quicker Typing:

Adding words to your Android’s Dictionary:

  1. Open the “Settings” menu on your phone, and head over to “Languages & input.”

  2. Scroll down and you will found an entry named “Personal dictionary.”

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  1. If you don’t find there, then navigate to Google Keyboard Settings > Text Correction > dictionary > Personal dictionary.

  2. Tap the “Personal dictionary” entry, then choose the language you’d like to work with if you have more than one enabled.

  3. If you haven’t added any words to the “Personal dictionary” yet, the following message displays.

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  1. To add custom words to your Android’s Personal dictionary, tap the “+” icon in the upper-right corner.

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  1. Here, you can type out any word or phrase you want to add to the dictionary.

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