Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Samsung Galaxy S Advance

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How to write text

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and 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.
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.

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Select QWERTY keypad

Press and hold the text input field until a pop-up menu is displayed.

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 Input method.

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 Samsung keypad.

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 the settings icon.

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 Portrait keypad types.

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 keypad.

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 the Return key.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
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Add writing language

Press the settings icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press Input languages.

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 to select them.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

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

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press the Return key twice.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Turn on word completion

Press the settings icon.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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Turn on word completion

Press XT9 to turn on the function.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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Turn on word completion

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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Turn on word completion

Press XT9 advanced settings.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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Turn on word completion

Press Word completion to turn on the function.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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Turn on word completion

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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Turn on word completion

Press the Return key twice.

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

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

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Write text

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

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Write text

Press arrow down to see more words.

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Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

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Write numbers and symbols

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

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Write numbers and symbols

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press 1/3 to see more symbols.

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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 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 and hold the text input field until a pop-up menu is displayed.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Input method.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Samsung keypad.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the 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 keypad types.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Qwerty keypad.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press the Return key.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

3. Add writing language

Press the settings icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Input languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the required language to select them.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's added.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the Return key twice.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

4. Turn on word completion

Press the settings icon.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press XT9 to turn on the function.
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 XT9 advanced settings.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Word completion to turn on the function.
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 twice.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

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

To insert one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.
Press 1/3 to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

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