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Phone auto correct

(Topic created on: 31-08-2021 12:25 PM)
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Kraig
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For some reason my phone seems to of decided to auto correct nice words into offensive words, if I type pretty it changes it to miserable ***** it changes no to ***** off sure and various other things anyone got any ideas why?
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papashaun
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Is your phone new or used ? Maybe check Keyboard Settings - More Typing Options and see if any shortcut words set up in there
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Kraig
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New and no shortcuts to change words have been set up
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AndrewL
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@Kraig: Can you try heading to Settings > General Management > Samsung Keyboard Settings > Scroll to the bottom > About Samsung Keyboard > Tap the 'i' in the top right > Storage > Clear Cache > Clear Data. This will remove any personal settings from your keyboard, but should also stop any unwanted words being populated by Predictive text or Auto Replace. 

antikythera
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have you set a screen lock with either a password, face, pin, fingerprint unlock? if not, someone may have been messing with your autocorrect when you weren't looking. e.g. your kids/work colleagues/mates
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