General Autocorrect and predictive keyboard

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by Samtb, Jan 18, 2015.

  1. Samtb macrumors 65816

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    What are the differences in how autocorrect and predictive keyboard works? Don't both use the same keyboard dictionary?
     
  2. Armen macrumors 604

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    Autocorrect tries to correct words you mistype.

    Predictive attempts to predict what word you will type next based on your past conversations or sentence structures.
     
  3. fiveainone macrumors 6502a

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    Autocorrect actually changes what you type based on what it thinks is a typo. Predictive just shows you 3 options on top of the keyboard while you're typing, you have the option of tapping on an option if the word is too long or hard to type.
     

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