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.

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

  • Use typing suggestions: Tap a word, phrase, or emoji. Spelling corrections are shown in blue.

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