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Writing text on my mobile phone

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages. Follow these instructions to learn how to write text.

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Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.

The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.

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Find "HTC Sense Input"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Tap Settings.

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Find "HTC Sense Input"

Tap Language & keyboard.

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Find "HTC Sense Input"

Tap HTC Sense Input.

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Add writing language

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.

Tap Keyboard selection.

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Add writing language

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.

Tap the required languages to select them.

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Add writing language

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.

Tap the Return key.

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Select QWERTY keypad

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

Tap Advanced settings.

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Select QWERTY keypad

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

Tap Keyboard types.

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Select QWERTY keypad

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

Tap Standard.

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Turn on word suggestion

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

Tap Word prediction until the function is turned on.

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Save settings

Tap the Home key to save the settings and return to the home screen.

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How to write text

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

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Write text

Tap the writing language icon repeatedly to select the required writing language.

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Write text

Tap the letters to key in the required word.

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Write text

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

Tap arrow down to see more words.

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Write text

Tap the required word to insert it.

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Write numbers and symbols

Tap 12#.

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Write numbers and symbols

Tap the required numbers or the required symbols.

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Write numbers and symbols

Tap 1/2 to see more symbols.

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Write numbers and symbols

Tap ABC to return to text input.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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