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Option to disable input suggestion

asked 2014-01-11 04:03:40 +0300

luen gravatar image

updated 2014-01-24 01:36:32 +0300

I almost never use the suggested words when typing, so I would appreciate an option to disable this feature. This would free some screen space that now is used by the virtual keyboard.

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Agree completely. I never use suggestions. Also it has been said that even your passwords can show up in the suggestions.

hana ( 2014-01-11 13:15:19 +0300 )edit

Typing an unsupported language, say Dutch, now results in spamming the selected language file, say English, full of words in a foreign language, which makes the prediction list for that language much less useful as well.

Also, in some situations text prediction is counterproductive anyway.

Fuzzillogic ( 2014-02-07 01:04:27 +0300 )edit

100% agree, it would "save" space one row (like in the browser) if it could be turned off. That would help me more than the word prediction, since I don't like use it anyway. In my opinion typing alone is faster than typing & watching if it finds the words that I'm trying to input.

goldenm ( 2014-02-07 23:41:39 +0300 )edit

I also totally agree, since Swiss-German is and will never be a supported language. Therefore, it is only lost space that just hides the last few lines of the conversation that e.g. I would like to reply. So please implement an option to disable the word-predection.

aimless ( 2014-02-09 15:00:12 +0300 )edit

Agree with that! Also have a look at this topic which is about disabling autocorrect feature:

molan ( 2014-05-04 14:00:36 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-09-04 15:26:20 +0300

ka gravatar image

As Fuzzillogic said, it can be counterproductive. And it really is for me, as I sometime press by mistake on one of the suggested word. If I press a wrong letter once in a while, people will all the same understand my messages. But if a suggested world is pressed by mistake, it actually f*cks everything up and messages are not understandable.

So please, please, put an option to disable it, even if it is an empty row with the paste button only.

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