Disabling Webmail Text Prediction

Predictive text is a convenient feature designed to help users type faster and more accurately, thanks to the software learning and adapting over time. However, not everyone likes using it because of how robotic e-mails can appear. Fortunately, Outlook users can turn it off and type without the constant recommendations.

Turn Off Text Predictions in Webmail

1. In Outlook Webmail, at right on the toolbar, click on the Settings gear icon 

2. Do one of the following:

  • In the Search Outlook settings box, type Compose and reply
  • Click View all Outlook Settings > Compose and reply

3. Under Text predictions (toward the bottom), uncheck Suggest words or phrases as I type

4. Click Save

5. Close the dialog box


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Wed 5/25/22 9:33 AM
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