How to Change Windows 8.1, 10 Spelling Settings

By: Radu Tyrsina
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Most of the system settings are easily built into Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 and can be accessed right away, but if you’re a beginner with the latest Windows version, then we’re explaining how you can access and manage the spelling settings.
windows 8 spelling settings
There are plenty of Windows 8 spell checking apps and we have featured some in the past that you can use on your Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or even Windows RT tablets. But, did you know that there are some spelling settings that you can enable or disable in Windows 8 itself? Also, if you’re interested in typing and words, maybe you can have a look at some of the most resourceful Windows 8 dictionary apps. Ok, now, back to our quick tip on how you can change spelling settings.

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Autocorrect and highlight misspelled words

So, here are the steps that you need to take to get into the autocorrect and highlight misspelled words settings:

spelling settings windows 8.1

  1. Open the Search charms bar, by swiping your finger to the right corner or moving your mouse there, or by pressing the Windows logo + W.
  2. Type there PC Settings
  3. Then choose PC and Devices
  4. From there, choose Typing and then you will have access to the spelling settings

So, here, if you find annoying the fact that misspelled words are being highlighted, you can disable or, on the other hand, enable it.

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