Autocorrect is a double-edged sword. While it can be a lifesaver when typing on the go, correcting inadvertent mistakes and typos, it can also sometimes change words unintentionally, leading to embarrassing or confusing messages.

This feature is built into the macOS system to help users type more efficiently and reduce the number of errors, especially useful when typing quickly or when multi-tasking. However, for users who often use slang, jargon, or type in multiple languages, autocorrect can become more of a hindrance than a help.

Fortunately, macOS provides an easy way to disable autocorrect for the Messages app without affecting other applications. Autocorrect for Messages in macOS can be disabled from the toolbar menu for Messages.

Steps to disable autocorrect for Messages in macOS:

  1. Open the Messages application on your Mac.
  2. Click on Edit at the Messages menu in the top menu bar.
  3. Click on Spelling and Grammar option.
  4. Click on Correct Spelling Automatically to remove the tick mark.
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