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I use Google Chrome almost exclusively as my main browser. When checking my personal email in Outlook, I noticed there is NO spellcheck button. Microsoft figures why have that feature when the browser can take care of spelling. What if Google spell check is not working in the Chrome browser. So how do I enable spell checking in Google Chrome?

Click the Chrome menu Chrome menu on the top right -> Settings ->Show advanced settings.

Show advanced settings

Chrome spell check is in the Language section of the settings

Languages and input settings


Enable Spell Checking

Spell checking




SaveFor newer version of the browser the settings look like this.

Chrome Spell Check

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  1. Annie

    I’ve confirmed that these Advanced Settings are in place, but Spell Check STILL does not work in Outlook when using Google Chrome as my browser. Any other ideas? Thank you!

    1. Mark Perry

      Maybe there is a plugin you are using that is blocking it? I would disable all plugins to see.