Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7

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How to write text

Text input is used in many of the tablet functions, such as notes and messages.

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Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to add a writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.

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Add writing language

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press Settings.

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

Press Keyboards.

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

Press Languages.

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

Press the required language until it's selected.

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

Press the return icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Turn on word suggestion

Press Keyboard Settings.

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

Press the indicator next to "Next word prediction" until the function is turned on.

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

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

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

To change writing language:
Press and hold space.

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Write text

Press the required writing language.

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Write text

Press the letters to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

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Write text

Slide your finger left on the word suggestions to see more suggestions.

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Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press ?123.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press ~\‹ to see more symbols.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press ABC to return to text input.

1. Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to add a writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.

2. Add writing language

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your tablet.
Press Settings.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Keyboards.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the required language until it's selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the return icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

3. Turn on word suggestion

Press Keyboard Settings.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the indicator next to "Next word prediction" until the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

4. How to write text

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

5. Write text

To change writing language:
Press and hold space.
Press the required writing language.
Press the letters to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Slide your finger left on the word suggestions to see more suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.

6. Write numbers and symbols

Press ?123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ~\‹ to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

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