Setup Predictive Text on Samsung Galaxy S5

Edited by Grimm, Sid Bedekar, Eng

Hello, you are watching VisiHow. We are going to show you how to set up predictive text on your Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. We will discuss three different methods of accessing the predictive text settings, and then how to set up predictive text.

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Steps

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    Turn your phone on by pressing the power button on the right side of the phone.
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    Swipe across the screen to unlock the phone.
    You may have other methods of unlocking your phone.
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    The first method of accessing the predictive text settings is to open Messages.
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    Tap the Messages icon at the bottom of your screen.
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    Tap the New Message icon in the top right corner of your screen.
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    Swipe down from the top of your screen to access notifications.
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    Tap Choose input method.
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    Select the Samsung keyboard option and tap Set up input methods.
    This will take you to a list of keyboards.
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    Tap the gear icon next to Samsung keyboard to access keyboard settings.
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    Tap Predictive text, located under SMART TYPING.
    This will open the predictive text settings.
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    The second method of accessing the predictive text settings is through the notifications panel.
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    Swipe down from the top of your screen to access the notifications panel.
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    Tap the gear icon in the top right corner of your screen to access the settings menu.
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    Scroll down to SYSTEM settings and tap Language and input.
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    Tap the gear icon next to Samsung keyboard to access keyboard settings.
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    Tap Predictive text, located under SMART TYPING.
    This will open the predictive text settings.
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    The third method of accessing the predictive text settings is through the Apps menu.
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    Tap the Apps icon in the bottom right corner of your screen.
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    Scroll through the Apps menu and tap the gear icon to open Settings.
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    Scroll down to SYSTEM settings and tap Language and input.
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    Tap the gear icon next to Samsung keyboard to access keyboard settings.
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    Tap Predictive text, located under SMART TYPING.
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    You are now in the Predictive text settings.
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    Tap the switch symbol next to the Predictive text menu title to turn on predictive text.
    Predictive text is on when the switch symbol is green.
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    Personalize your predictive text by going through each option in this menu and deciding what you would like to turn on.
    Using Live word update will allow your phone to update its predictive text vocabulary based on words, abbreviations, or phrases that are becoming popular in public social media. Using Personalized data will allow your phone to update its vocabulary based on language data you use personally on your device. The settings under PERSONALIZATION require you to login to the various social media apps to allow your phone to update its vocabulary based on language data gathered from your writing style in each app you enable.
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    To clear server data or personal data from predictive text, scroll down to the bottom of the personalization options and tap the applicable option.
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    Tap the menu button on the bottom left corner of your phone and swipe the settings app from left to right to close it.
    You will be returned to the App menu.
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    Press the home button at the bottom of your phone to return to your home screen.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to set up predictive text on your Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone.
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