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How to Enable Predictive Text and Autocorrect in Windows 10

Text prediction and autocorrect are the common typing options we see on our mobile phones. Many of us hate autocorrection for many reasons, but the text prediction is something different. I can guess that you have at least once wished if you would get the predictive text and autocorrect features on your PC. Windows heard you.

Here we will show you how to enable predictive text and autocorrect in Windows 10.


  1. Enable Predictive Text in Windows 10
  2. Enable Autocorrect in Windows 10

Enable Predictive Text in Windows 10

You must have noticed the word suggestions as you type on your phone. The same you can get on your Windows PC with the predictive text option.

To enable predictive text in Windows 10, open Settings by pressing Windows Key + I, or Start > Settings.

Devices Settings on Windows 10

Go to the Devices settings.

Windows 10 Predictive Text

Click on Typing from the menu.

Toggle on “Show text suggestions as I type” under Hardware Keyboard. This will enable the predictive text in Windows 10 PC, wherever you are typing.

Windows 10 Text Suggestions

Now, you can go to any app or text editor. As you type, a popup will keep suggesting texts. To autofill without typing completely, click the word from the suggestion bubble. It even suggests emojis based on the word you type.

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Enable Autocorrect in Windows 10

Autocorrection is another useful option for those who are typing more often. It corrects misspelled words and phrases automatically. Autocorrect for mobile phones is not the favorite for many of us, but would love to get the same on our PC.

You can enable autocorrect on Windows 10 from the settings. First, go to Settings > Devices.

Devices Settings on Windows 10

Now, click on Typing and toggle on “Autocorrect misspelled words I type” under “Hardware keyboard.”

Windows 10 Autocorrect

When the Windows 10 autocorrect is toggled on, your PC will automatically correct the misspelled words.

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You can now keep typing on your PC as you do on your phone, with the text predictions and autocorrections. These smart features could ease up the job for you and you will save a lot of time proofreading whatever you type on your computer.

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