If you are a Chrome browser user you would have seen the red colored line under the word while writing an email or comment on web page post or YouTube comments. It might be the correct word, but say the name of the person or place or anything which cannot be found in Chrome spelling dictionary will be treated as the misspelled word. When this happens, we either ignore it or opt to add it to the dictionary if we do not want to be reminded again.
Add word to Google Chrome’s Custom Spelling Dictionary
To add words, what we do is just right-click on that word and it will show the correctly spelled word or we click on ‘Add to Dictionary’. By doing so, we will not come across this problem again.
We might come across a situation where we may have added a wrong spelling word to Chrome dictionary. This will create problems. Most of us find it difficult to remove such words from Chrome spelling dictionary, but there is an easy and handy way to do so and if you are looking for the same, then you have done right thing landing on this page.
Remove Words from Google Chrome’s Custom Spelling Dictionary
Apart from just removing words from Chrome dictionary, we can even add words to it which will also be covered in this article. First, we need to know how to access Chrome custom dictionary. There are two ways of doing that and I will let you know both of them.
To do this, open Chrome Settings as follows: Open Chrome, click Customize button and choose “Settings”.
Scroll down to the bottom of the Settings window and click “Show advanced settings”.
Now click on “Language and input settings” button in the advanced settings.
Languages page allows you to add language if you want to work with different languages. As of now to add or remove words, click “Custom spelling dictionary” which is at the bottom.
Alternatively, you could simply type the following URL in the Chrome browser’s and hit Enter:
You will see that Chrome custom dictionary has been opened and a list of all words which you have manually added to it till date. Just click on X on the right side of the word to remove it from the dictionary. Next, click on “Done” or close the chrome tab to save.
If you want to manually add a word to Chrome custom dictionary then scroll down the words list and at the bottom type the word in the “Add a new word” text box and click “Done”.
So if you added a misspelled word or a wrong spelling of any word to your Chrome, you now know how you can remove or edit it.
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