LG Optimus L3 E400

LG Optimus L3 E400

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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

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

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Select text input settings

There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.
Choose one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad, go to 2b.
Turn predictive text input and word suggestion for phone keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2d.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press and hold the settings icon ( a gear wheel) until a pop-up menu is displayed.

QWERTY is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Keyboard layout.

QWERTY is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press QWERTY or Phone keypad.

QWERTY is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press and hold the settings icon ( a gear wheel) until a pop-up menu is displayed.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press Writing language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the required language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

When the box next to a language is ticked (V), it's selected.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the Return key to return to text input.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the language to select the required text input language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2c - Turn predictive text input and word suggestion for phone keypad on or off

Press T9 to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn predictive text input and word suggestion for phone keypad on or off

When the circle next to T9 is marked, the function is turned on.

If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press and hold the settings icon (a gear wheel) until a pop-up menu is displayed.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Word suggestion.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Prediction below QWERTY.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the Return key to return to text input.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text input and word suggestion are turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.

Please note that the following steps require that you've selected a keypad type in step 2a.
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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

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

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Move your finger over the word suggestions for more results.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123?.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press ^#+ to see more symbols.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3b - Use phone keypad

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

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Move your finger over the word suggestions for more results.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required number.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To write more numbers:
Press 123?.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required numbers.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press abc to return to text input.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in symbols:
Press 123? and then !@#.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press 1/6 to see more symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press abc to return to text input.

1. Introduction

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

2. Select text input settings

There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.
Choose one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad, go to 2b.
Turn predictive text input and word suggestion for phone keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2d.

3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press and hold the settings icon ( a gear wheel) until a pop-up menu is displayed.
QWERTY is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Keyboard layout.
QWERTY is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Press QWERTY or Phone keypad.
QWERTY is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.

4. 2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press and hold the settings icon ( a gear wheel) until a pop-up menu is displayed.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press Writing language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
When the box next to a language is ticked (V), it's selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press the Return key to return to text input.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press the language to select the required text input language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.

5. 2c - Turn predictive text input and word suggestion for phone keypad on or off

Press T9 to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
When the circle next to T9 is marked, the function is turned on.
If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

6. 2d - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press and hold the settings icon (a gear wheel) until a pop-up menu is displayed.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Word suggestion.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Prediction below QWERTY.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press the Return key to return to text input.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

7. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text input and word suggestion are turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Please note that the following steps require that you've selected a keypad type in step 2a.

8. 3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press once on each letter key 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.
Move your finger over the word suggestions for more results.
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.

9. 3b - Use phone keypad

Press once on each letter key 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.
Move your finger over the word suggestions for more results.
To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
Press the required number.
To write more numbers:
Press 123?.
Press the required numbers.
Press abc to return to text input.
To key in symbols:
Press 123? and then !@#.
Press 1/6 to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols.
Press abc to return to text input.

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