Enable text suggestions for inclusive classrooms

Empower students to articulate their thoughts by enabling text suggestions on their device. As students type, suggestions appear above their cursor to help them complete challenging words and continue working. Words are predicted based upon the student's spelling; as they type more letters, new and more accurate suggestions will appear. 

To enable text suggestions:

  1. From the Windows icon, select Settings.

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  2. From the Settings window, select Devices.

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  3. Select Typing from the left navigation pane.

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  4. Under Hardware keyboard toggle Show text suggestions as I type to On. This enables text suggestions when typing on the physical keyboard of your device.  

  5. Under Typing toggle Show text suggestions as I type on the software keyboard to On. This enables text suggestions when using a keyboard on the screen of your device.

  6. (optional) To support multilingual students toggle Show text predictions based on the recognized languages you’re typing in to On.

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  7. After updating the settings, suggested words will be provided as you type in Teams Chat, word processing programs, browsers and more. 

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Learn more

Accessibility support for Windows - Office Support 

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