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On my newly installed laptop with Windows 10, I would like to get rid of the spell checker in WhatsApp Desktop software. How can I do that?

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    I would love to know where that is coming from. I mean, which software is responsible for the spell check inside WhatsApp. I don't think it's WhatsApp itself, I see several references online to it being a Windows setting (but then changing windows Typing settings doesn't work). Maybe Edge or some other viewer that runs as a container inside WhatsApp?
    – pgr
    Oct 7, 2022 at 8:29

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I had the same problem. My OS is in english but I wanted What's App spell checker to work in spanish. So I had to add the spanish language to Windows and then in the Spelling Windows Options I turned on Multilingual text suggestions.

To turn the spelling check off I guess it's just a matter to turn off the options in Windows Settings and then restart WhatsApp.

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To get rid of the spell checker in WhatsApp Desktop (and maybe in other apps too), go to Settings > Devices > Typing > Typing Insights > set it Off.

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