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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

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How to write text

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

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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.

Step 2 of 17

Add writing language

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 3 of 17

Add writing language

Press Language & input.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 4 of 17

Add writing language

Press the settings icon next to "Xperia™ keyboard".

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 5 of 17

Add writing language

Press Writing languages.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 6 of 17

Add writing language

Press the required language until it's selected.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 7 of 17

Add writing language

Press OK.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 8 of 17

Turn on word suggestion

Press Word suggestions.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 9 of 17

Turn on word suggestion

Press I never want to have any words or letters replaced.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 10 of 17

Turn on word suggestion

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 11 of 17

How to write text

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

Step 12 of 17

Write text

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

Step 13 of 17

Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

Step 14 of 17

Write numbers and symbols

Press 12!?.

Step 15 of 17

Write numbers and symbols

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 16 of 17

Write numbers and symbols

Press +=$ to see more symbols.

Step 17 of 17

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.

2. Add writing language

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Language & input.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the settings icon next to "Xperia™ keyboard".
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Writing languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the required language until it's selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press OK.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

3. Turn on word suggestion

Press Word suggestions.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press I never want to have any words or letters replaced.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

4. How to write text

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

5. Write text

Press the letter keys 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.

6. Write numbers and symbols

Press 12!?.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press +=$ to see more symbols.
Press Abc to return to text input.

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