Apple iPad 3 (iOS8)

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How to write text

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

Step 1 of 21

Introduction

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

Step 2 of 21

Find "Keyboard"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 21

Find "Keyboard"

Press General.

Step 4 of 21

Find "Keyboard"

Press Keyboard.

Step 5 of 21

Turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to "Auto-Correction" until the function is turned on.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 6 of 21

Add writing language

Press Keyboards.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 7 of 21

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 21

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 21

Select QWERTY keypad

Press the required language.

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

Press QWERTY until the keypad has been selected.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 11 of 21

Select QWERTY keypad

Press Keyboards.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 12 of 21

Return to the home screen

Press 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.

Step 14 of 21

Write text

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

Step 15 of 21

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.

Step 16 of 21

Write text

To insert the suggested word:
Press the word suggestion.

Step 17 of 21

Write text

To continue without inserting the suggested word:
Press space.

Step 18 of 21

Write numbers and symbols

Press .?123.

Step 19 of 21

Write numbers and symbols

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 20 of 21

Write numbers and symbols

Press #+= to see more symbols.

Step 21 of 21

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

2. Find "Keyboard"

Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Keyboard.

3. Turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to "Auto-Correction" until the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

4. Add writing language

Press 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.

5. Select 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 until the keypad has been 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.

6. Return to the home screen

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

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 the letters to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
To insert the suggested word:
Press the word suggestion.
To continue without inserting the suggested word:
Press space.

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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