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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.

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Introduction

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.

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Find "Keyboard"

Press General.

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Find "Keyboard"

Press Keyboard.

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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.
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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 Add New Keyboard....

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.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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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 below Choose Software Keyboard Layouts.

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.
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Select QWERTY keypad

Press Keyboards.

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 Keyboard.

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

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

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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

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

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Write text

Press the letters to key in the required word.

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Write text

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

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Write text

To insert the suggested word:

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Write text

Press space.

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Write text

To continue without inserting the suggested word:

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Write text

Press the word suggestion.

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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 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 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 below Choose Software Keyboard Layouts.
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 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 space.
To continue without inserting the suggested word:
Press the word suggestion.

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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