Disable text predictions in Word and Outlook
Microsoft he said today that text prediction is coming to Word and Outlook. It works similarly to Gmail on the web and on Android. It can predict the introduction of the next word by analyzing the text you have already written and giving a prediction based on your content.
The feature will be released gradually to Microsoft 365, Outlook and Word for web subscribers.
At the moment, smart text prediction only works for English. In Word, Microsoft has made it available to 50% of Insiders, Windows Beta Channel users running the 2010 Build 13301.20004 version. The company is also launching all Microsoft 365 SKUs in Word for web, except for the Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Microsoft 365 F3, and Microsoft 365 A1 packages.
Similarly, Outlook, Outlook.com and Outlook on the web will have this feature in North America, along with 50% of users in Windows Beta Channel users.
Here's how to turn off Word and Outlook text predictions on the web and Microsoft 365.
Click Text Predictions: On
Disable Show text predictions while typing in Office 365.
In Word for web, disable the Suggest words or phrases as I type option.
You can also turn off text prediction for Outlook on the web and Outlook.com.
In Outlook for Office 365, click File> Options.
Disable the Show text predictions option while typing
In Outlook for web, click the Settings icon and select Settings> View all Outlook settings> Mail> Compose and reply.
In the Text Predictions section, turn off Suggest words or phrases as I type.