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Kindle Fire 2011 how to stop auto correct and extra periods

by sparkyskp / June 14, 2014 5:18 AM PDT

Just was give Kindle Fire and I don't know how to stop the auto correct feature, OR get rid of the extra periods that are inserted in my text (in emails).

Thank you,

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 14, 2014 6:44 AM PDT

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to stop auto correct and extra periods in Kindle

Kindle Fire HDX & HD

1.Swipe down the bar at the top of the screen and choose “Settings“.
2.Select “Language & Keyboard“.
3.Select “Keyboard Settings“.
4.Set “Auto capitalization” and “Auto-correction” to “On” or “Off” as desired. You might want to change “Next Word Prediction” also if you have a preference on whether or not the Kindle Fire should try to predict what word you are typing.

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