How to Disable Chrome’s Dictionary

In one of our previous posts, we showed you how to disable the inbuilt spell checker of Firefox and turn off the history tracker. I am sure our readers who prefer Chrome over Firefox would love to know how they could do the same there.

About disabling the browser history all together, there’s no such thing in Chrome and browsing in Incognito mode is the only option left with the user. But you can certainly disable the inbuilt dictionary in few simple steps.

To disable Chrome inbuilt history click on the wrench icon to open Chrome menu and click on Settings.

Chrome Settings1

On chrome settings page, click on Show advanced settings at the bottom of the page and click on the button Languages and spellchecker settings.

Languages And Spell Check

A language settings page will pop-up. Uncheck the option Enable spellchecking and save the settings.

Disable Spellchecker

That’s all, you will now longer have red coloured underlines bothering you while jotting down text on Chrome. If you are an Android user, don’t forget to have a look at 2 useful offline accessible dictionaries you can install on your droid.

Last updated on 03 February, 2022

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