How to Disable Auto-Correct in Windows 10

Last Updated on April 18, 2021 by admin

Disable Windows Spell Checker

Like many other operating systems, Windows 10 also provides you with the facility of spell checking and auto-correcting the misspelled words. It is indeed a very useful feature as it enables you to avoid spelling mistakes up to a great extent. However, sometimes it gets very annoying. For example, it is a very common practice to use Roman Urdu in messages, chats and informal emails these days. In all such cases, auto-correct feature creates hindrance in your work and slows down your typing speed, as you need to re-correct the auto-corrected words according to your requirements. In this article, we will explain to you a method through which you can disable the auto-correct feature in Windows 10.

Disabling Auto-Correction in Windows 10

For disabling the auto-correct feature in Windows 10, you need to perform the following steps:

Type settings in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch a new Settings window. The newly opened Settings window is shown in the image below:

Windows Settings

Now click on the Devices tab as shown in the following image:

Devices Tab

Click on the Typing tab from the Devices window as highlighted in the image below:

Devices > Typing Tab

As soon as you will click on it, the Typing window will appear which is shown in the following image:

Typing Window

Just set the toggle button corresponding to the field of “Autocorrect misspelled words”, to the off state as shown in the image below:

Set Autocorrect misspelled words to off


In this way, you can disable the auto-correct feature whenever it is needed by following just a few simple steps. You can always enable it by going through the same steps and just setting the toggle button shown in the last image to the "on" state. Thus, you can make use of the auto-correct feature whenever it is required and if it starts bothering you, then you can simply disable it.

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