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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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Find "Writing languages"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

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Find "Writing languages"

Tap the settings icon.

Step 3 of 18

Find "Writing languages"

Tap Language & input.

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Find "Writing languages"

Tap Xperia™ keyboard.

Step 5 of 18

Find "Writing languages"

Tap Writing languages.

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Add writing language

Tap the required language to add it.

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

Tap OK.

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Turn on word suggestion

Tap Word suggestions.

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Turn on word suggestion

Tap I never want to have any words or letters replaced.

When you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in letters.
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Turn on word suggestion

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

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Start text input

Open a new note, message or email to bring up the keypad and your mobile phone is ready for text input.

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Write text

Tap the letter keys to key in the required word.

Step 13 of 18

Write text

Tap the required word to insert it.

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Write symbols

Tap 12!?.

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Write symbols

Tap the required numbers or symbols.

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Write symbols

Tap +=$ to see more symbols.

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Write symbols

Tap Abc to go back to text input.

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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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