It can be turned off, but for some reason, they neglect to put it in their instruction manuals.
To turn off predictive text, press and hold the # key before you start typing. Doing so will bring up a little menu that includes:
- EN – English predictive
- Abc – Normal keyed entry with capitalised sentences
- abc – As above but without the capitalisation
- 123 – Numerical entry
There are a few more, but the above four are the important ones.
Link to the phones on the CAT website HERE