typing suggestions

If your Mac has a Touch Bar, the Touch Bar can show words or phrases you might want to use next (called typing suggestions), to help you save time.

  • Show typing suggestions: Tap the Typing Suggestions button.

    The Touch Bar, with the button to show typing suggestions at the right end.
  • Use typing suggestions: Tap a word, phrase or emoji. Spelling corrections are shown in blue.

    Typing suggestions showing words and emojis, and the button on the left to hide typing suggestions.
  • Hide typing suggestions: Tap the Close button in the Touch Bar.

If you don’t see the Typing Suggestions button in the Touch Bar, choose View > Customise Touch Bar, then select “Show typing suggestions.” Or choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Keyboard, click Text, then select “Touch Bar typing suggestions.”