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How to write text

There are various ways of entering text when you write notes or 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 "Keyboard"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 24

Find "Keyboard"

Press General.

Step 4 of 24

Find "Keyboard"

Press Keyboard.

Step 5 of 24

Turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to Auto-Correction to turn on word suggestion.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Step 6 of 24

Add writing language

Press International Keyboards.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 7 of 24

Add writing language

Press Add New Keyboard....

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 8 of 24

Add writing language

Press the required language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 9 of 24

Add writing language

Press Keyboard.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 10 of 24

Select QWERTY keypad

Press International Keyboards.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 11 of 24

Select QWERTY keypad

Press the required language.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 12 of 24

Select QWERTY keypad

Press QWERTY below Choose a Software Keyboard Layout.

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

When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 14 of 24

Select QWERTY keypad

Press Keyboards.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 15 of 24

Select QWERTY keypad

Press Keyboard.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 16 of 24

Save settings

Press the Home key to save the settings and return to standby mode.

Step 17 of 24

How to write text

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

Step 18 of 24

Write text

Press the writing language icon until the required language has been selected.

Step 19 of 24

Write text

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

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Write text

Press space to insert the suggested word.

Step 21 of 24

Write numbers and symbols

Press .?123.

Step 22 of 24

Write numbers and symbols

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 23 of 24

Write numbers and symbols

Press #+= to see more symbols.

Step 24 of 24

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 change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.

2. Find "Keyboard"

Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Keyboard.

3. Turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to Auto-Correction to turn on word suggestion.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

4. Add writing language

Press International Keyboards.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Add New Keyboard....
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Keyboard.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

5. Select QWERTY keypad

Press International Keyboards.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press the required language.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press QWERTY below Choose a Software Keyboard Layout.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Keyboards.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Keyboard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

6. Save settings

Press the Home key to save the settings and return to standby mode.

7. How to write text

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

8. Write text

Press the writing language icon until the required language has been selected.
Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press space to insert the suggested word.

9. 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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