Disable Auto Correction for Touch Keyboard in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a touch keyboard for computers and tablets with a touch screen. When you touch any text field on your tablet, the touch keyboard appears on the screen. If you don't have a touch screen, you can still launch it. Windows 10 allows you to enable Auto Correction for the touch keyboard app.

Full Touch Keyboard Windows 10 It is possible to enable or disable Auto Correction for the touch keyboard in Windows 10 with either Settings or a Registry tweak. In this article, we will see how it can be done.

Auto Correction for Touch Keyboard in Windows 10

The Auto Correction feature comes in handy for people who happen to be poor spellers and/or poor typists (for instance, myself). Everyone makes typos and the Auto Correct feature is incredibly useful to fix them, just like you can do on smartphones.

To disable Auto Correction for the touch keyboard Windows 10, do the following.

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Time & language - Keyboard.
  3. On the right, select your keyboard in the list and click on the Options button.Enable Text Suggestions For Hardware Keyboard
  4. On the next page, disable the check box Autocorrect misspelled words as I type under the Touch keyboard section as shown below.Windows 10 Touch Keyboard Auto Correction

This will disable Auto Correction for the touch keyboard in Windows 10.

To enable Auto Correction for the touch keyboard Windows 10, do the following.

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Devices - Typing.
  3. On the right, select your keyboard in the list and click on the Options button.Enable Text Suggestions For Hardware Keyboard
  4. On the next page, enable the option Autocorrect misspelled words as I type under Touch keyboard.Windows 10 Touch Keyboard Enable Auto Correction

This will enable Auto Correction for the touch keyboard in Windows 10.

You are done!

Alternatively, you can apply a simple Registry tweak.

Configure Auto Correction for Touch Keyboard with Registry Tweak

  1. Open the Registry Editor app.
  2. Go to the following Registry key.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Input\Settings\proc_1\loc_0409\im_1

    See how to go to a Registry key with one click.

  3. On the right, create a new 32-Bit DWORD value AutoCorrection.
    Note: Even if you are running 64-bit Windows you must still create a 32-bit DWORD value.
    Set its value data to 1 to enable the feature. Windows 10 Touch Keyboard Enable Auto Correction Reg
  4. To disable auto correction, set the AutoCorrection value data to 0.
  5. Sign out from your user account and sign in back.

Note: The loc_0409 portion in the Registry path represents the English keyboard. You need to replace it with the appropriate subkey which matches your current input language, e.g. loc_0419 for Russian.

That's it.

1 thought on “Disable Auto Correction for Touch Keyboard in Windows 10

  1. Ni Ni Win

    how to disable auto right click with hover in windows 10

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