How to Fix Your iPhone’s Weird Auto-Correct Choices

iPhone 5cI don’t know about you, but sometimes my iPhone’s autocorrect drives me ducking crazy. Take, for example, my cat’s name: Leeloo. Despite typing the name on a semi-daily basis, somehow my phone still tries to autocorrect “Leeloo” to “lee loo.” Back in the days of iOS 6, my phone used to autocorrect any misspelling of gingercast to GINGERCAST. But since upgrading to iOS 7, that doesn’t even work anymore. Your favorite 6-second gingers-only Vine-cast usually insists on being the “gingrcqst.” For months now I’ve been waiting patiently for autocorrect to re-learn the words I use regularly, with no luck. If you, like me, are fed up, then it’s time to take things into our own hands. First, the cat name misspelling. You can teach autocorrect to learn the correct spelling of words or names you use frequently by adding them as a contact in your phone.

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