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Writing text on my mobile phone

Want to learn how to write text, such as notes or messages? There are various ways of writing text. Follow these easy instructions.

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Select text input settings

Text input is used in many of the mobile phone functions, such as notes and messages. There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.

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Find "Keyboard"

Tap Settings.

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Find "Keyboard"

Tap General.

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Find "Keyboard"

Tap Keyboard.

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Choose option

Choose one of the following options:

Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3a.

Add writing language, go to 3b.

Select keypad type, go to 3c.

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3a - Turn word suggestion on or off

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested on the display as you key in the first letters.

Tap the indicator next to Auto-Correction.

Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.

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3b - Add writing language

Tap International Keyboards.

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3b - Add writing language

Tap Add New Keyboard....

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3b - Add writing language

Tap the required language.

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3c - Select keypad type

Tap International Keyboards.

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3c - Select keypad type

Tap the required language.

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3c - Select keypad type

Tap the required keypad type below Software Keyboard Layout.

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3c - Select keypad type

When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.

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Save settings

Tap the Home key to save the settings and return to standby mode.

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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the mobile phone keypad when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

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Select writing language

Before you can select the required writing language, you need to add the language, see step 3b. The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.

Tap the writing language icon (a globe) until the required language has been selected.

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Write text

Tap once on each letter to write the required word.

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Write text

A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

Tap Space to insert the suggested word.

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Write text

To key in numbers or symbols:

Tap 123.

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Write text

Tap #+= to see more symbols.

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Write text

Tap the required numbers or the required symbols.

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Write text

Tap ABC to return to text input.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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