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turn off autocorrect

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    TomTom shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Evan TapperAdminEvan Tapper (Admin, SwiftKey) responded  · 

    If you find SwiftKey’s autocorrect to be too aggressive for your liking, you can longpress the 123 in the lower left of the keyboard and change your “Spacebar completion mode” settings to "always insert a space’ withing SwiftKey ’s Advanced submenu.

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      • Jim WingertJim Wingert commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Go to settings of SwiftKey keyboard then to "advanced settings" and change "spacebar completion mode" from "always insert a pridiction" to "always insert a space" .

        It really does work.

      • Alan YoungbloodAlan Youngblood commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would like a on and off of the auto correct with out having a space after a period. I love the keyboard but this is the only thing keeping me from buying it.

      • harry salterharry salter commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        they don't want to make it simple to turn auto correct off becuase they want to get you to hand over your email information for "better predictions" not in this lifetime swiftkey

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add feature to disable 'text autocorrect'. I did the "spacebar completition mode" but it still adds the space after the period. It's annoying when having to type in the domain names or ip addresses. If you do not add this feature then I'm going to dump this software to a different company who listens to their customers.

      • woricworic commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I wish to strongly support the sentiment to temporarily turn off autocorrect, even if only for the rest of that input field.

        Ending URLs and domain names with SwiftKey is a nightmare which usually leads me to switching to another keyboard until I return to typing normal English words.

        Please, please, please make it easy to turn autocorrect on and off.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The spacebar-option disables the AutoCOMPLETE feature only. But it's not possible to disable the AutoCORRECTION! I have more work with the annoying re-correction of my words than Swiftkey helps me to save time by auto-correcting me.
        PLEASE make it possible to disable the damn AutoCORRECTION!

      • Maaz Shahid Maaz Shahid commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        !!! ATTENTION!!!
        He just told how to turn off auto correct....
        Go to settings of SwiftKey keyboard then to "advanced settings" and change "spacebar completion mode" from "always insert a pridiction" to "always insert a space" .

      • flowflow commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes PLEASE add an autocorrect off option! It's driving me nuts!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Spent more than an hour google-ing how to turn off the darn Swiftkey auto correct!. They should not expect that everyone is born gifted in figuring things out by themselves. Anyway enough of the rant & lets move on to the solution, I just updated mine with the latest version & the 123 long press doesn't do the trick anymore. Here's what you do...
        Go to your SwiftKey APP - ADVANCED (Text correction & other settings) - Spacebar completion mode - Always insert a space.

        and Tada! The auto-correct is off ;)

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