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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. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

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Find "Typing and Language"

Tap the Menu key twice.

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Find "Typing and Language"

Tap Options.

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Find "Typing and Language"

Tap Typing and Language.

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Choose option

Choose one of the following options:

Select writing language, go to 3a.

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

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3a - Select writing language

Tap Language and Method.

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3a - Select writing language

Tap Input Language.

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3a - Select writing language

Tap the required language.

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3a - Select writing language

Tap the Menu key.

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3a - Select writing language

Tap Save.

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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

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

Tap Typing.

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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

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

Tap Style.

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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

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

Tap Predictive.

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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

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

Tap the Menu key.

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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

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

Tap Save.

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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps can be used once you've opened a note or a message and your text input field is active.

Choose one of the following options:

Select keypad type, go to 4a.

Use full keypad, go to 4b.

Use phone keypad, go to 4c.

Use compact keypad, go to 4d.

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4a - Select keypad type

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key. Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key. Enable SureType is a compact keypad with more letters on each key.

Tap the Menu key.

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4a - Select keypad type

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key. Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key. Enable SureType is a compact keypad with more letters on each key.

Tap Enable Full Keyboard or Enable Reduced Keyboard (depending on the current setting).

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4a - Select keypad type

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key. Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key. Enable SureType is a compact keypad with more letters on each key.

If you select Enable Reduced Keyboard:

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4a - Select keypad type

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key. Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key. Enable SureType is a compact keypad with more letters on each key.

Tap the Menu key.

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4a - Select keypad type

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key. Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key. Enable SureType is a compact keypad with more letters on each key.

Tap Enable SureType or Enable Multi-Tap (depending on the current setting).

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4b - Use full keypad

Tap once on each letter key to write the required word.

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4b - Use full keypad

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

Tap the required word to insert it.

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4b - Use full keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:

Tap &%123.

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4b - Use full keypad

Tap the required numbers or the required symbols.

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4b - Use full keypad

Tap &% to see more symbols.

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4b - Use full keypad

Tap the required symbols.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Please note: word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.

Tap ABC once to write A, twice to write B and three times to write C etc.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Please note: word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.

Wait until the cursor moves to the right if you want to write two letters from the same key in succession.

To key in numbers or symbols:

Tap 123 or &%.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Please note: word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.

Tap 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Please note: word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.

Tap the required number or the required symbol.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Tap letter key once on each to write the required word.

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4d - Use compact keypad

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

Tap the required word to insert it.

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4d - Use compact keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:

Tap 123 or &%.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Tap 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Tap the required number or the required symbol.

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Exit

Tap Disconnect.

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Exit

Tap the Return key to return to standby mode.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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