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How to add new words to your Android dictionary


If the dictionary of your Android mobile does not recognize some words, you just have to add them to make it even more complete. So you can do it.

Use your own vocabulary when writing on your Android mobile It can be complicated, because the keyboard does not recognize those very personal words that you use with your family and friends.

To avoid that the keyboard autocorrect bothers you in these situations, the simplest thing is that add your own words to the Android dictionary. Thus, when using them, the keyboard will not correct them automatically or indicate that they are wrong.

Adding words to your Android dictionary is a simple process that we explain how to perform in the following lines.

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How to add new words to your Android dictionary

The default dictionary of your Android device is very useful, as it makes it easier for the keyboard to suggest words and make corrections to those you have already written.

Obviously, this dictionary does not have the particular words you use in your close circle, for example, the expression "acho", characteristic of Extremadura and Murcia.

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To solve these little problems, you can adapt the dictionary to your own vocabulary adding those words that it does not collect. The process is simple, the steps to follow are the following:

  1. Enter your mobile settings.
  2. Click on the option "Language and text input".
  3. Click on "Virtual keyboard" and then on Gboard, the Google keyboard.
  4. Within the settings menu, select "Dictionary".
  5. Inside the dictionary, select language installed on the phone to which you are going to add a new word.
  6. Click on "Personal dictionary".
  7. Tap the + button in the upper right corner.
  8. In the first text bar, write the word you are going to add, while in the second you must introduce an abbreviated form, a kind of shortcut to write that term more quickly.

These are the steps you must follow to add a word to the Android dictionary. The process is explained from a OnePlus mobile, but the steps are similar in terminals of other manufacturers.

It all consists of going into Settings> Language and text input, going into your keyboard settings and then in the "Dictionary" section. From there you can add all the terms you want and thus customize your Android dictionary. If you want remove any added word, you can do it from the same section.