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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, e.g. notes and messages. The following steps require that one of these functions is open and that the message field is active.

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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 TouchPal keypads, go to 2b.
Activate or deactivate predictive text for TouchPal keypads, go to 2c.
Activate or deactivate predictive text for Android keypad, go to 2d.

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2a - Select keypad type

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

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Input method.

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press TouchPal Input or Android keyboard.

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

If you select TouchPal Input:

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Settings....

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Keyboard layout.

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Layout in portrait mode.

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Full QWERTY, 12-Key PhonePad or CooTek T+.

The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2b - Select writing language for TouchPal keypads

Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).

The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for word completion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.
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2b - Select writing language for TouchPal keypads

Press the required language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for word completion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.
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2c - Activate or deactivate predicitive text for TouchPal keypads

Press the word suggestion icon (a dictionary icon) to activate or deactivate the function.

If you activate predictive text input, words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Before you can activate predictive text input, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.
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2c - Activate or deactivate predicitive text for TouchPal keypads

When the word suggestion icon is blue, the function is activated.

If you activate predictive text input, words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Before you can activate predictive text input, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.
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2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text for Android keypad

Press and hold ?123.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
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2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text for Android keypad

Press Android keyboard settings.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
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2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text for Android keypad

Press Show suggestions to activate or deactivate the function.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
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2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text for Android keypad

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

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
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2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text for Android keypad

Press the Return key to go back to text input.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text is activated.
Choose one of the following options:
Use Full QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use 12 key PhonePad keypad, go to 3b.
Use CooTek T+ keypad, go to 3c.
Use Android keypad, go to 3d.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in is displayed.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press arrow right to see more words.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press the required numbers to insert the digit(s).

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press the return icon to return to text input.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Slide you finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press the required symbol to insert it.

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3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press the return icon to return to text input.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press once on each key with the required letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the keys you have pressed is displayed.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press arrow right to see more words.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press the required numbers to insert the digit(s).

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press the return icon to return to text input.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Slide you finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press the required symbol to insert it.

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3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press the return icon to return to text input.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press once on each key with the required letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the keys you have pressed is displayed.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press arrow right to see more words.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press the required numbers to insert the digit(s).

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press the return icon to return to text input.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Slide you finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press the required symbol to insert it.

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3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press the return icon to return to text input.

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3d - Use Android keypad

Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in is displayed.

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3d - Use Android keypad

If required, press arrow right or arrow left to see more suggestions.

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3d - Use Android keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3d - Use Android keypad

To key in one or more digits:
Press ?123.

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3d - Use Android keypad

Press the required numbers to insert the digit(s).

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3d - Use Android keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3d - Use Android keypad

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

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3d - Use Android keypad

Press ALT to see more symbols.

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3d - Use Android keypad

Press the required symbol to insert it.

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3d - Use Android keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

1. Introduction

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, e.g. notes and messages. The following steps require that one of these functions is open and that the message field is active.

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 TouchPal keypads, go to 2b.
Activate or deactivate predictive text for TouchPal keypads, go to 2c.
Activate or deactivate predictive text for Android keypad, go to 2d.

3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press and hold the message field until a pop-up menu is displayed.
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Input method.
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press TouchPal Input or Android keyboard.
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
If you select TouchPal Input:
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Settings....
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Keyboard layout.
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Layout in portrait mode.
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Full QWERTY, 12-Key PhonePad or CooTek T+.
The Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
The 12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
The CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.

4. 2b - Select writing language for TouchPal keypads

Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for word completion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for word completion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.

5. 2c - Activate or deactivate predicitive text for TouchPal keypads

Press the word suggestion icon (a dictionary icon) to activate or deactivate the function.
If you activate predictive text input, words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Before you can activate predictive text input, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.
When the word suggestion icon is blue, the function is activated.
If you activate predictive text input, words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Before you can activate predictive text input, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.

6. 2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text for Android keypad

Press and hold ?123.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
Press Android keyboard settings.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
Press Show suggestions to activate or deactivate the function.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
Press the Return key to go back to text input.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Before you can activate or deactivate word completion, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.

7. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text is activated.
Choose one of the following options:
Use Full QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use 12 key PhonePad keypad, go to 3b.
Use CooTek T+ keypad, go to 3c.
Use Android keypad, go to 3d.

8. 3a - Use Full QWERTY keypad

Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in is displayed.
Press arrow right to see more words.
Press arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.
Press the required numbers to insert the digit(s).
Press the return icon to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.
Slide you finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.
Press the required symbol to insert it.
Press the return icon to return to text input.

9. 3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad

Press once on each key with the required letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the keys you have pressed is displayed.
Press arrow right to see more words.
Press arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.
Press the required numbers to insert the digit(s).
Press the return icon to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.
Slide you finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.
Press the required symbol to insert it.
Press the return icon to return to text input.

10. 3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad

Press once on each key with the required letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the keys you have pressed is displayed.
Press arrow right to see more words.
Press arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.
Press the required numbers to insert the digit(s).
Press the return icon to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.
Slide you finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.
Press the required symbol to insert it.
Press the return icon to return to text input.

11. 3d - Use Android keypad

Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in is displayed.
If required, press arrow right or arrow left to see more suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press ?123.
Press the required numbers to insert the digit(s).
Press ABC to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press ?123.
Press ALT to see more symbols.
Press the required symbol to insert it.
Press ABC to return to text input.

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