- You can turn off autocorrect on a Windows computer by toggling off the “Autocorrect misspelled words” and “Highlight misspelled words” features in the “Typing” menu.
- To access the “Typing” menu, you’ll first need to launch your Windows computer’s “Settings” app.
- Autocorrect on Windows automatically replaces words it believes have been incorrectly-spelled words in apps designed to work with the tool.
- Windows’ autocorrect feature also “highlights” or underlines words it doesn’t recognize based on the operating system’s built-in dictionary.
Whether you’re writing an email in Outlook or searching for a site in Microsoft Edge, Windows’ autocorrect tool can be a helpful writing aide.
Best known for underlining words not in the system’s dictionary with that scribbly red line, it now also completely replaces misspelled text. This prevents you from making