I just typed “wzxwl xhNFW” into Google and the suggestions correctly assume I meant to say “excel change.” How does it know that?

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I just typed “wzxwl xhNFW” into Google and the suggestions correctly assume I meant to say “excel change.” How does it know that?

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It looks at the letters near the ones you typed on your keyboard and then uses an algorithm to guess what you most likely meant

wzxw and exce make the same pattern on the keyboard, move one over and boom excel

google knows that people make this mistake, and looks out for it

You used one of the most common typos around for touch typists, your left hand was shifted by one column to the left. Google clearly checks for that specific typing error.