How to enable Auto-Capitalization on Android

How to enable auto-capitalization on your android device

If you are using an iOS device, you must have seen how Apple’s on-screen keyboard auto-capitalizes all the first letters of a word as soon as you type them.

Even if you have written the entire word in lower case, the first letter of that word would be auto-capitalized by default on iPhone.

Well, the same can be done on Android devices as well. In fact, a lot of Android manufacturers have started to auto-capitalize the first letter of the word and it is a great thing for all those formal emails and messages that we need to send to our colleagues and professionals.

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It is also seen that if you don’t capitalize the first letter of a word, it seems very casual and informal which does not go down well when that is written inside an email.

Now, the problem arises when the keyboard that you are using on your Android device does not auto-capitalize the first letter of every word by default.

In that case, we have to perform a few steps in order to enable Auto-Capitalization for our keyboard on Android

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How to enable Auto-Capitalization for the keyboard on Android

Enable Auto-Capitalization on keyboard for Android
Enable Auto-Capitalization on the keyboard for Android

As you can see from the image above, there is a Setting on the keyboard of every Android device which lets you enable or disable Auto-capitalization of the first word of every sentence.

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  • For this, you will need to open any app which lets you type something or you can even open a messaging app of your choice such as Google Messages or your default messaging app.
  • After that, you need to click on the Gear icon of the keyboard which will take you to the Settings of the keyboard.
  • Inside Settings, Navigate to the “Text Correction” section and from here navigate to the “Corrections” section where you will find the option to enable or disable “Auto-capitalization” of the first word of every sentence.
  • If you see that the option is enabled and you want to disable it, toggle the option from blue to grey and if you want to enable it from the disabled state, just toggle the option to blue from grey.

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We hope that this guide will help you enable Auto-capitalization on your Android device and you will not face any troubles typing on your smartphone keyboard from now on.

However, if you face any problems even after this guide then feel free to comment your issue down below and we will be happy to help!

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