Frequently Asked Question

How do I turn on or off spell check in Microsoft Word?
Last Updated 2 years ago

Select File > Options > Proofing, clear the Check spelling as you type box, and click OK.

The Check spelling as you type option

To turn spell check back on, repeat the process and select the Check spelling as you type box.

  • To check spelling manually, click Review > Spelling & Grammar.

The Check Spelling & Grammar command

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