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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stuartresnick, Nov 7, 2020.

  1. stuartresnick

    stuartresnick Lurker
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    When I use my Samsung Galaxy S10 keyboard to type an email or whatever, it will prompt me with suggestions. If I start typing "Res," it might offer Rest, Resume, & Respond above the virtual keyboard, so I can just touch one of the words rather than typing the whole word out.

    Can I customize this? If I happen to have a friend named "Stephanie," can I set it up so that whenever I type in "Ste," it will include "Stephanie" among those suggestions? And conversely, if it offers up weird words I never use, can I remove them from the "dictionary" so they're no longer included among the suggestions?

    Thanks!
     


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  2. MrJavi

    MrJavi Android Expert

    Welcome to Android Forums @stuartresnick :)

    when I type "plet" it looks like this

    Screenshot_2020-11-08-00-01-04.png

    Lets say I want to remove "Plettenberg" form my dictionary, I simply long press the word above my keyboard.

    Screenshot_2020-11-08-00-01-39.png

    to add just tap the typed word as displayed above your keyboard suggestion.

    Screenshot_2020-11-08-01-03-08.png


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    #2 MrJavi, Nov 8, 2020
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  3. stuartresnick

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    Wonderful, thanks, big help!
     
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The Samsung Galaxy S10 release date was March 2019. Features and Specs include a 6.1" inch screen, 16MP camera, 8GB RAM, Exynos 9820 processor, and 3400mAh battery.

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