I just installed Jelly Bean 4.1.2 on my Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. I am not able to add words to the dictionary. I use more than one language while texting. There are no options in the settings either.
How do I get myself out of this rut?
Ok I believe I'm a step closer to solving this adding to the dictionary issue.
This is how I'm getting around it
Firstly my keyboard is set to portrait type 3x4
Predictive text on with continuous input. Now to add a word turn OFF predictive text.
Now type your word manually and when your done, and with the cursor flashing directly next to the end of your word, goback into settings and turn predictive text back ON.
Now when you back out of setting you should see your word in the suggestion list above the keypad. Tap your new word and you should find it added to your dictionary.
This method also works for email addresses.
Just to be clear this is for use on Android 4.1.2 my device for all concerned is Samsung GS2.
Let me know if this helps.
I have been able to add and edit words on my Samsung Galaxy S2 running Jellybean 4.1.2 by using a free app called QuickShortcutMaker. The app allows me to create a home screen shortcut to the user dictionary.
A detailed tutorial can be found here: How to Add & Edit Words in the User Dictionary on Jelly Bean 4.1.2
I've heard that some 3rd party ROMs for some devices, such as the Galaxy S3, are based on Jelly Beans. But when asked why it's not as smooth as what the makers of Jelly Bean claim they would say it's because hwcomposer, the primary component of Project Butter that makes everything smooth, is not yet there.
How do I tell if my currently installed Jelly Bean ROM has the hwcomposer? I just couldn't tell the difference in smoothness coming from ICS. I'm not saying it's laggy but I was expecting an improvement and no more occasional lags.
On startup, check adb logcat for an init message that mentions the hwcomposer.
If you have a logcat viewer on your device (such as CatLog), you can use that, too.