Enable Text Suggestions For Hardware Keyboard in Windows 10

Enable Text Suggestions For Hardware Keyboard in Windows 10

Android and iPhone mobile operating systems out there support text suggestions so that you can type quickly and easily without having to type all characters. You can now enable Text Prediction for hardware keyboard in Windows 10. Windows 10 offers predictive text, just like all mobile operating. Everyone makes typos and the Text Suggestions feature is incredibly useful to fix them, just like you can do on smartphones.

The text suggestion feature for hardware keyboard is disabled by default in Windows 10, but you can enable it with ease by navigating to Settings. You can see three text suggestions near caret while typing and choose candidates in text suggestions if you find a word you want to insert. Here’s how to do it.

Enable Or Disable Text Prediction For Hardware Keyboard In Windows 10

1- Open the Settings app.

2- Click the “Devices” icon in the Settings window.

3- In the left pane of the window, click on Typing.

Enable Text Suggestions For Hardware Keyboard in Windows 10

4- In the Hardware keyboard section, turn on Show text suggestions as I type option. If you want, you can also turn on the Autocorrect misspelled words as I type option to force Windows 10 to automatically correct misspelled words.

That’s all. After completing the steps, as you type anywhere using the hardware keyboard, you’ll get three text suggestions, including a suggestion of emoji if it’s relevant. There are two ways to select a suggestion. You can tap the up-arrow key to focus the suggestion bar, use the left and right arrow keys to select a suggestion, and then press Enter or the space bar. Or, you can use your mouse cursor to click a suggestion.

Enable Text Suggestions For Hardware Keyboard in Windows 10


1- As the Settings app points out, “text suggestions for the hardware keyboard aren’t available in some languages.”

2- if you frequently type in multiple languages, be sure to enable the “Show text suggestions based on the recognized languages you’re typing in” option under “Multilingual text suggestions.”

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Published on: Oct 4, 2019- edited date: 20-08-2020

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