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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

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How to write text

Text input is used in many of the device functions, such as notes and messages. Follow these instructions to learn how to write text.

Step 1 of 21

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.
The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

Step 2 of 21

Press the settings icon.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 3 of 21

Press Portrait keyboard types.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 4 of 21

Press Qwerty keyboard.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 5 of 21

Press Input language.

Step 6 of 21

Press Use system language to turn off the function.

Step 7 of 21

When the box next to the menu item is empty, the function is turned off.

Step 8 of 21

Press the required language to add it.

Step 9 of 21

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

Step 10 of 21

Press the return icon.

Step 11 of 21

Press the indicator next to Predictive text to turn on the function.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 12 of 21

When the indicator turns green, the function is turned on.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 13 of 21

Press the return icon.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 14 of 21

Slide your finger right or left on space to select the required language.

Step 15 of 21

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

Press arrow down to see more words.

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Press the required word to insert it.

Step 18 of 21

Press ?123.

Step 19 of 21

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 20 of 21

Press 1/2 to see more symbols.

Step 21 of 21

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.
The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

2. Select QWERTY keypad

Press the settings icon.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Portrait keyboard types.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Qwerty keyboard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

3. Add writing language

Press Input language.
Press Use system language to turn off the function.
When the box next to the menu item is empty, the function is turned off.
Press the required language to add it.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the return icon.

4. Turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to Predictive text to turn on the function.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
When the indicator turns green, the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the return icon.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

5. Write text

Slide your finger right or left on space to select the required language.
Press the letters to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press arrow down to see more words.
Press the required word to insert it.

6. Write numbers and symbols

Press ?123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press 1/2 to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

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