By default, Android users are now protected from embarrassing autocomplete mistakes. Recently Wired Magazine found that, in Android 4.4 KitKat, words such as "panty" and "coitus" are on a 1,400-strong list of potentially offensive terms that the keyboard will not auto suggest to you. However, if you're Dr. Ruth or you work in the lingerie business, having to type all these words out can really slow you down. Here's how to disable Android's autosuggestion word filter.
1. Navigate to Settings.
2. Select Language And Input. You might have to scroll down to see it under the Personal section.
3. Tap the Toggles icon next to Google Keyboard.
4. Uncheck the box next to Block Offensive Words.
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