It still requires having good writing skills with maintaining accuracy if you want to make impactful content. The focus tends to be on how it makes the meaning more clear and simple rather than just putting together a bunch of misspelled words.

To avoid getting such silly errors, you can use the Windows Spellchecker tool. The feature works on Windows 8.1 and above. It can be enabled by enabling a hidden flag in the Google Chrome Experiment section.

Moreover, this feature is also available for Microsoft Edge and other Chromium-based browsers. Let’s see how to activate it.

Enable Windows Spell Checker in Chrome Browser

To enable this feature in Google Chrome, follow the steps below:

First, launch the Chrome browser.

Now go to the address bar, type the following text and then press the Enter key.


This will open the flags page and start displaying available flags.

In the search box, type the command below and then press Enter.


Alternatively, you can use the link below to open the flag directly –


Look for the flag highlighted in bright yellow at the top of the list, i.e. Use the Windows operating system spell checker.

The flag is currently set to the Fault mode which indicates that the flag is disabled at this time.

To activate it, click on the corresponding drop-down menu and toggle the Fault Possibility of Enabled.

Also, to use the Hunspell engine, type the given code text in the URL bar and press Enter –


Its description says-

Use both the Windows operating system spell checker and the Hunspell engine to find spelling errors and provide spelling suggestions. Use the Windows OS spell checker first, but if a language is not supported, fall back to the Hunspell engine. The “Use Windows operating system spell checker” feature flag must be enabled, otherwise it will have no effect.

How to Enable Windows Spell Checker in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge

Here you need to restart your browser to apply the changes. So click on the To throw back button.

Enable Windows Spell Checker in Microsoft Edge

To enable this feature in the Edge browser, follow the given suggestions:

Open the Microsoft Edge browser.

Once it opens, navigate to the address bar and type the commands below –


Press the Enter key to bring up the flag on the screen.

It appears with the description –

Use Windows spell check dictionaries when available to find spelling errors and provide suggestions.

As the flag comes with the Fault mode, so to activate it, click on the drop-down menu and select Enabled.

Enable Windows Spell Checker in Microsoft Edge

Also click on the Restart to apply the changes you made.

That’s it. I hope you find this guide useful. If you have any information or suggestions, feel free to relay them in the comments area.

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