In this article, we will show you how to add a new word to your phone’s directory. Sometimes your Android smartphone does not recognize a few words that you have typed in the messages and shows you the error and automatically converts it into another word.

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But no need to worry, because we have mentioned below simple steps to add the new word to your personal word directory. You can also use this feature if you are using the third-party keyboard app on your Android device. Here in this article, we are going to discuss how to add words to an Android dictionary easily.

There are mainly two methods to add new words to your Android smartphone’s directory. Check them below.

How to Add Words To Android Dictionary

Add New Word to Android Dictionary

Step 1: You will see the word along with a few suggestions that appear on the top bar of the keyboard when you type any word

Step 2: Now you have to type a name anywhere you want, then tap on “Space Bar.”

How to add words to android dictionaryStep 3: Now you can see red color underline with the word that you type

Step 4: Here you have to tap on Word to expand the options

Step 5: Now Choose the “Add To Directory” option from the appeared box then press the “OK” button to complete this action

This will save your new word to your phone’s directory. Now you can check by typing the same word using the keyboard.

Add New Word from “Settings” of your Phone

Step 1: To add a new word to your phone’s directory, launch “Settings” on your phone

Step 2: Once you’re on Settings, Scroll down and select the “Language & keyboard” option under the personal section of Settings. Open it

add words to android dictionaryStep 3: Now you have to select the “Personal Directory” option

Step 4: After this, Choose the language, and open it to add a new word to the phone’s directory

Step 5: Now tap on ( + ) plus sign on the top right side of the screen to add the word

Step 6: Type the “word” that you want to add in the personal directory, you can also add a shortcut to your word

Step 7: After typing your word press the back button to save it( this will automatically save it into your directory)

Have you ever tried adding words to your Android dictionary? Which method is better for you? Please share your comments below.

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