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Apple iPhone 4S (iOS5)

Apple iPhone 4S

iOS 9.0 iOS7
iOS5
If you don’t know your device’s software version, you can check it by selecting Settings > General > About.

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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, such as notes and messages. There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.

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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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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.

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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.
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3b - Add writing language

Press International Keyboards.

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3b - Add writing language

Press Add New Keyboard....

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3b - Add writing language

Press the required language.

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3b - Add writing language

Press Keyboard to go back to the settings.

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3c - Select keypad type

Press International Keyboards.

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3c - Select keypad type

Press the required language.

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3c - Select keypad type

Press the required keypad type below Software Keyboard Layout.

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3c - Select keypad type

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

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3c - Select keypad type

Press Keyboards.

Step 16 of 27

3c - Select keypad type

Press Keyboard to go back to the settings.

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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 describe how to use the phone keypad when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

Step 19 of 27

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.
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Write text using the keypad

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 using the keypad

Press space to insert the required word.

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Write text using the keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123.

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Write text using the keypad

If required, press #+= to see more symbols.

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Write text using the keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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Write text using the keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

Step 26 of 27

Write text using your voice

Press the microphone icon.
Say the required text.

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Write text using your voice

To key in numbers or symbols:
Say the required number or symbol.
Press Done to end.

1. Select text input settings

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as 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.
Press Keyboard to go back to the settings.

6. 3c - Select keypad type

Press International Keyboards.
Press the required language.
Press the required keypad type below Software Keyboard Layout.
When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press Keyboards.
Press Keyboard to go back to the settings.

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're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

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 using the keypad

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 required word.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123.
If required, press #+= to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

11. Write text using your voice

Press the microphone icon.
Say the required text.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Say the required number or symbol.
Press Done to end.

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