How do I disable autocorrect?

Would you like to disable autocorrect while doing your Duolingo lessons? You can turn off autocorrect and predictive text in the keyboard settings for your device.


  1. Open your device's Settings.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom and select System, then tap on Languages & input.(Note: depending on your Android version or custom UI, you may find Languages & input in the main Settings page instead.)
  3. Tap on Virtual Keyboards.
  4. Select Gboard (or your active keyboard) on the list. This should take you to the keyboard's settings.
  5. Tap on Text correction in this section.
  6. In the Corrections section, tap on Auto-correction to disable autocorrect.


  1. Open Settings on your iOS device.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap Keyboard.
  4. Toggle the option for Auto-Correction to off.