How to Turn Off AutoCorrect on Galaxy Note 7

This quick guide will show users how to turn off autocorrect on Galaxy Note 7. This is a feature that most people either love or hate and can be extremely helpful, but often predictive text does more harm than good. It was made famous by the iPhone, but now we will explain how to turn it off on all devices and here on the Note 7.

As you most likely know, autocorrect scans and corrects typos or predicts the next word when a user is typing. It can even match and correct words saved in the device dictionary, suggest contact names, and more. However, it can also add more errors to a text or email for those in a hurry.

We’ve already detailed tons of helpful tips and tricks for the Note 7 above, and below is another one that was asked of us recently. So, for those of you who are having issues or are disappointed with the autocorrect, let’s turn it off and take back control of the Galaxy Note 7.

Samsung’s new Note is hugely popular and sold worldwide, thanks to its enhanced features, water resistance, microSD slot, iris scanner and more. As a result, millions of people have one, and we’ve been asked to turn it off many times. A few steps in settings are all it takes to get rid of this annoying feature and type what we want, whenever we want.

Whether you’ve had a Galaxy phone for years or just got one, the simple instructions below will help you. The same steps apply to almost any Galaxy smartphone or tablet, the settings menu may look slightly different due to recent UI changes. Here’s how to turn off autocorrect (predictive text) on Galaxy Note 7.


There are several different ways to get to the keyboard settings menu where we have to go to disable autocorrect.

First, while using the keyboard, hold down the microphone button which brings up a popup with more options. One is a gear-shaped adjustment knob. This will take you directly to the keyboard settings. Then only . See our screenshots below.

Here is a breakdown of every step and setting you need to choose to turn off autocorrect or predictive text on Samsung devices using the normal settings menu as well.

  1. Go to the menu (scroll down the notification bar and tap the gear-shaped settings button)
  2. Set course to
  3. Faucet
  4. Click or used keyboard
  5. Close
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Alternatively, there are more settings and controls inside if you select the predictive text option instead of swiping to turn it off. Owners can keep predictive text turned off, but disable “Auto-replace” so it doesn’t change words for you. Instead, you’ll still get suggestions, and you’ll be able to choose it if you want and have more control over what’s going on.


While you’re in the keyboard’s settings menu, feel free to customize anything and everything. Samsung has Auto spell checking, auto capitalization, double tapping the space bar for instant punctuation, and even options to change the keyboard layout or move to one side of the screen. This makes it easier for those with smaller hands trying to type on this large 5.7-inch screen.

That’s it and we’re all done. Now just hit the home button and go back to sending text, emailing or typing without any interruptions or autocorrect errors appearing. If for some reason you decide you want to get it back, follow the steps above and re-enable the feature.

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