As is well known that today there are many kinds of third-party keyboard applications that have interesting features. As owners of Android phones, we are given one choice to choose which keyboard application is suitable and comfortable to continue to use.
Although there are currently a lot of keyboard applications, basically Google itself has provide keyboard which is no less good than the others. Her name is Google Keyboard or commonly abbreviated as Gboard.
Google Keyboard offers a comfortable keyboard to use, there are a variety of dynamic color options that you can choose according to your taste. And don’t forget that there are many features available, one of which is a dictionary.
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What is the Use of the Dictionary Feature on the Android Keyboard?
It has two kinds of uses, namely to maximize performance autocorrect to correct the wrong words when typing, and can also be used for short shortcuts such as writing an email address quickly.
On Google Keyboard has actually been provided complete Indonesian dictionary which will help typing without any errors. But you can also add a personal dictionary, and the procedure will be shared in this article.
Adding a Personal Dictionary on Google Keyboard Android
Make sure that you are now using the Google Keyboard application, because for other keyboard applications it may differ from the procedure for using it. And please refer to the tutorial on adding a personal dictionary below:
Please head to Arrangement and press menu Language and Input.
Scroll down and tap the options button to the right of the menu Gboard.
In Gboard settings, please go to the menu Dictionary > Personal Dictionary > Indonesian.
Tap the button
Now you can type what word you want to use as a dictionary. Here for example email address, and in the Shortcut just fill in e-mail.
To save, just press the back button on the phone and the newly added dictionary is saved successfully.
So for example above is when you type the word “e-mail“, then the result will bring up the email address that was used as the personal dictionary earlier. Very useful if you have a lot of email addresses or a long sentence that you want to call in a simple way.
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What If Word Suggestions Don’t Show on Gboard?
Of course, this will not be useful if the suggestion is not displayed by Gboard, but this is because you did not activate the feature suggestion strip provided by Gboard.
To activate it is very easy, please follow the method above until the next step.2 then select menu Text Correction, followed by activating the option Show Suggestion Strip and also Next Word Suggestion.
After activating it, surely now the personal dictionary can be used and can be directly tested typing the shortcut words that have been set.
Hopefully useful and good luck