This is an opt-in feature, and Microsoft is aiming this feature for user learning English, education, and accessibility. Once enabled, as you type with a hardware keyboard, you’ll see a new caret with text candidate that you can select using the mouse or keyboard. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to enable text suggestion as you type using a hardware keyboard on Windows 10.

How to enable text suggestions for hardware keyboard using Settings

If you want to get word and emoji suggestions as you type anywhere on Windows 10 using a hardware keyboard, then use the following steps: After completing the steps, as you type anywhere using the hardware keyboard, you’ll get three text suggestions, including a suggestion of emoji if it’s relevant. Enable text suggestions for hardware keyboard on Windows 10 As you type, you can select the suggestions with mouse, or using the up arrow to jump to suggestions, then use the left and right arrows to pick the word, and press Enter to insert. In addition to the option to show text suggestions, you can also enable the Autocorrect misspelled words I type toggle switch to add autocorrection for hardware keyboard. Update June 28, 2019: This guide was originally published in November 2017, and it’s been revised for the latest version of Windows 10. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.