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How to turn Off / On Autocorrect on Samsung Galaxy S20 / S20 Plus / S20 Ultra

How to turn off autocorrect on Samsung Galaxy S20? Turn off autocorrect on Samsung S20 Ultra? Disable autocorrect on Samsung S20 Plus?

Autocorrect is a nice feature that many people enjoy and at the same time hate. Yes, this feature can be very useful for writers as it will automatically correct your spelling. On the other hand, it can be very bad especially if you are someone typing more complex words, such as legal or scientific terms, autocorrect may not be able to catch up with such tersm.

In this article, we will be showing you how to turn off auto-correct on Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra.

How to Turn off Autocorrect on a Samsung S20 / 20 Plus / S20 Ultra

Step 1: From your device home screen, tap Apps Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on the System section, then tap Language and input.

Step 3: Tap Default or Smart typing Auto Replace.

Step 4: Now you can tap on the green tick box next to your language choice or the green toggle to the top right of your screen.

How to Activate or Deactivate Predictive Text On Samsung Galaxy S20 / S20 Plus / S20 Ultra

Via the keyboard:

Step 1: On your keyboard tap the Settings icon.

Step 2: Tap “Smart typing”.

Step 3: Tap the switch to activate or deactivate.

Via the Settings menu:

Step 1: Go to “Settings”, then tap “General management”.

Step 2: Tap “Language and input”, “On-screen keyboard”, then “Samsung Keyboard”.

Step 3: Tap “Smart typing”.

Step 4: Tap the switch to activate or deactivate.

Below are some of the smart typing settings you need to know.


Auto replaces: This will complete or replace the word you are typing with the word it thinks is the most likely for the sentence. You can easily activate or deactivate this setting by going to the “Smart typing” menu. Tap “Auto replace“, then tap the switch to activate or deactivate it.

Auto spell check: This underlines misspelled words in red and suggests the most likely corrections. You can turn this feature On and Off in the Smart typing settings.

Auto capitalize: This will automatically capitalize the first letter of each sentence. You can also turn this feature On and Off in the Smart typing settings.

Auto spacing: This will automatically place a space after you insert a word using predictive text. You can turn this feature On and Off in the Smart typing settings.

Auto punctuate: This allows you to place full stops quickly by double-tapping the space bar. You can turn the features Off and On in the Smart typing settings.

About Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Ultra, S20 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series are all nice smartphones from Samsung that come with a great body design and an impressive camera setup. The Samsung S20 features a display size of 6.2 inches under the Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel and it has a resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels. The phone is powered by Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 5G chipset and has 128GB RAM and 8GB RAM.