Apple iPhone 4 (iOS4)

Apple iPhone 4

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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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Select text input settings

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, eg notes and messages. There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.

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

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3a.
Add writing language, go to 3b.
Select keypad type, go to 3c.

Step 6 of 21

3a - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the indicator next to Auto-Correction.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Step 7 of 21

3b - Add writing language

Press International Keyboards.

Step 8 of 21

3b - Add writing language

Press Add New Keyboard....

Step 9 of 21

3b - Add writing language

Press the required language.

Step 10 of 21

3c - Select keypad type

Press the required language.

Step 11 of 21

3c - Select keypad type

Press the required keypad type below Software Keyboard Layout.

Step 12 of 21

3c - Select keypad type

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

Step 13 of 21

Save settings

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

Step 14 of 21

How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the phone keypad when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you've opened a note or a message and that the text input field field is active.

Step 15 of 21

Select writing language

Press the writing language icon (a globe) until the required language has been selected.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
Before you can select the required writing language, you need to add the language, see step 3b.
Step 16 of 21

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.

Step 17 of 21

Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

Step 18 of 21

Write text

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123.

Step 19 of 21

Write text

Press #+= to see more symbols.

Step 20 of 21

Write text

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 21 of 21

Write text

Press ABC to return to text input.

1. Select text input settings

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, eg notes and messages. There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.

2. Find "Keyboard"

Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Keyboard.

3. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3a.
Add writing language, go to 3b.
Select keypad type, go to 3c.

4. 3a - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the indicator next to Auto-Correction.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

5. 3b - Add writing language

Press International Keyboards.
Press Add New Keyboard....
Press the required language.

6. 3c - Select keypad type

Press the required language.
Press the required keypad type below Software Keyboard Layout.
When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.

7. Save settings

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

8. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the phone keypad when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you've opened a note or a message and that the text input field field is active.

9. Select writing language

Press the writing language icon (a globe) until the required language has been selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
Before you can select the required writing language, you need to add the language, see step 3b.

10. 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.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123.
Press #+= to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

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