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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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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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Add writing language

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

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

Tap Toggles.

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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 settings icon.

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Add writing language

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

Tap General settings.

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Add writing language

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

Tap Language & 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 Google Keyboard until the function is turned on.

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Add writing language

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

Tap arrow right next to "Google Keyboard".

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Add writing language

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

Tap Input languages.

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Add writing language

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

Tap Use system language until the function is turned off.

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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 language until it's selected.

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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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Turn on word suggestion

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

Tap Show correction suggestions.

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Turn on word suggestion

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

Tap Always show.

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Turn on word suggestion

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

Tap the Home key to 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

The language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two writing languages, see step 2.

Tap the language icon to select the required language.

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Write text

The language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two writing languages, see step 2.

Tap the letter keys to key in the required word.

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Write text

The language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two writing languages, see step 2.

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

Tap and hold the word suggestion in the middle to see more word suggestions.

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Write text

The language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two writing languages, see step 2.

Tap the required word to insert it.

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Write numbers and symbols

Tap ?123.

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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 =\‹ 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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