The main reason why Samsung introduced the autocorrect feature was to aid in the elimination of typos and other spelling mistakes each to time you compose a message or text on your smartphone. However, the autocorrect feature sometimes ends up correcting a word that is intended. This issue can be such a headache especially on Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone.
You will be happy to know that you can actually disable the autocorrect feature on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone that are running on Android 7.0 Nougat. There is an option to either disable the auto correct feature all together or only disable it for those words you know will not be recognized by autocorrect.
The guide below will take you through the process of turning off the autocorrect feature on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphone.
Turning off the Autocorrect feature on Android 7.0 Nougat.
- Power your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge on
- from the screen displaying keyboard, hold on the option for dictation which is just at the near left of the space bar.
- Click on Settings which is a gear shaped icon
- Click on Predictive text which is next to the Smart Typing option and then disable it.
- Alternatively, you could disable the several settings such as the punctuation marks and the auto-capitalization settings.
If for any reason you would like to turn back on the autocorrect feature, simply follow the steps above and turn the autocorrect feature ON. If you have installed a different keyboard through the Google Play Store, the process may differ slightly depending on the layout of the keyboard.