Friday, December 9, 2022

How To Remove Word Suggestions From iOS Keyboards? – Complete Guide

Having trouble with the autocorrect and word suggestions on your iPhone? Nothing is more annoying than getting wrong word suggestions while typing a message and being autocorrected to it. After the iOS 8 update, predictive text was first added to iPhones and it has since been one of important features on the device.

This doesn’t mean it is less annoying when the prediction is wrong, or even worse like being suggested an embarrassing word in front of others. In such cases it is best to delete the word suggestions. But how to do it?

After reading this article, you will exactly know how to do it. Here I have discussed how to remove word suggestions from iOS keyboards.

How To Remove Word Suggestions From iOS Keyboards

There are various ways you can stop iOS keyboards from autocorrecting or suggesting your words. Here I have mentioned all of them so pick the one that suits you.

1) Disable Predictive Text On iPhone

One of the things you can do on iPhone is disable the predictions for what you are writing. This will stop the iOS keyboard from predicting what you are going to type, which means you won’t get any suggestions. This is how to delete predictive text on iPhone:

  • Open Settings on your iPhone and tap on the General option.


  • Look for the Keyboard option and select it.


  • Here you will find the Predictive toggle. Disable it to stop your iOS keyboard from making predictions.


2) Reset Keyboard Dictionary

All the words that is suggested to you by the iOS keyboard is learned over time and saved in its dictionary. You can reset the keyboard dictionary and it will delete all the saved words, so your keyboard won’t suggest any embarrassing words it had previously saved. This is how to remove words from autocorrect on iPhone.

 Here is how you can reset your keyboard dictionary:

  • Open your iPhone’s Settings again.
  • Select the General option again and tap on the Reset option.
  • Look for the Reset Keyboard Dictionary option and tap on it. You will likely need to enter your password. Once you do it, the keyboard dictionary will be reset.

3) Disable Autocorrect

If your words are getting autocorrected to something inaccurate, you can disable the autocorrect feature on your iPhone. Here is how you can do it:

  • Open iOS settings and tap on the General option.
  • Tap on the keyboard option next.
  • Look for the Auto correction option and turn the toggle off.

Wrapping Up

So, there you have it. Now you know how to delete suggested words on iPhone. If you have any questions regarding this topic, ask them in the comment section below.

Sanmay Chakrabarti
Sanmay Chakrabarti
Sanmay is a Windows Insider and editor at BottoBotto. He is a Tech enthusiast and has been writing tech blogs for over 2 years now. He loves reading books, traveling to new places and listening to music in his free time.


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