How to Turn On or Off Text Suggestions in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users how to enable or disable text suggestions, autocorrection of misspelled words when using Windows 11 to to quickly complete challenging words and keep your documents free or errors.

Windows text suggestions feature gives you immediate feedback as you type. As you type, suggestions will appear above your cursor, and allows you to select the words you want. It also predict words and sentences as you type based upon your spelling and sentence structure.

This is a very useful feature and should come in handy especially for folks who are fast in typing. Not only can this feature predict words and text, it can also predicts the text names based on your previous typing history.

The new Windows 11, when released to the general public will come with many new features and enhancements that will work great for some while adding some learning challenges for others. Some things and settings have changed so much that folks will have to learn new ways to work with and manage Windows 11.

Finding text suggestions in the new Windows 11 might be a bit challenging for new users. Unlike previous versions, it has been buried deep into Time & language settings pane.

To get started with enabling or disabling text suggestions in Windows 11, follow the steps below:

How to enable text suggestions in Windows 11

As mentioned above, this feature might be very useful for many people. If you want to test it out, continue below.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from the System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

Alternatively, you can use the Search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In Windows Settings, click Time & language, and Typing on the right pane of your screen shown in the image below.

On the typing settings pane, toggle the buttons to the On positions for the highlighted sections below to enable text suggestion and other spellcheck options.

These settings will show text suggestions when typing on the physical keyboard in multiple languages, autocorrect and highlight misspelled words.

That should do it. You can exit the settings pane and test out. In some cases, you may have to fully restart your computer for the new changes to apply.


This post showed you how to enable or disable text suggestion and other autocorrection settings when using Windows 11. If you find any error above, please use the comment form below to report.