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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 device 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.
Add a language, go to 2b.
Select writing language, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2d.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the keypad icon.

Android keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Swype is a keypad where you slide your finger across the keys instead of pressing the keys.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Android keyboard or Swype.

Android keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Swype is a keypad where you slide your finger across the keys instead of pressing the keys.
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2b - Add a language

Press the keypad icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

Press Configure input methods.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

To select writing language for the Swype keypad:
Press Settings below Swype.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

Press Language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

Press the required language to turn it on or off.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

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

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

Press the return icon twice.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

To select writing language for the Android™ keypad:
Press Active input methods.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

Press Use system language or the required language to turn it on or off.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

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

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2b - Add a language

Press the return icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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2c - Select writing language

To select language for the Swype keypad:
Press the language icon (a globe).

Before you can select writing language, you need to add the required writing language, see step 2b.
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2c - Select writing language

To select language for the Android™ keypad:
Press the keypad icon.

Before you can select writing language, you need to add the required writing language, see step 2b.
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2c - Select writing language

Press the required language.

Before you can select writing language, you need to add the required writing language, see step 2b.
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2d - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the keypad icon.

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

Press Configure input methods.

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

To turn word suggestion for the Swype keypad on or off:
Press Settings below Swype.

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

Press Word suggestion to turn word suggestion on or off:

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

Press the return icon the necessary number of times 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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2d - Turn word suggestion on or off

To turn word suggestion for the Android™ keypad on or off:
Press Settings below Android keyboard.

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

Press Show correction suggestions.

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

Press Always show, Show on portrait mode or Always hide.

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

Press the return icon the necessary number of times 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 word suggestion is turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use Android™ keypad, go to 3a.
Use Swype keypad, go to 3b.

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3a - Use Android™ keypad

Press the letter keys 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 Android™ keypad

Move your finger over word suggestions for more results.

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3a - Use Android™ keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3a - Use Android™ keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.

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3a - Use Android™ keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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3a - Use Android™ keypad

If required, press More to see more symbols.

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3a - Use Android™ keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

Press the first letter of the required word and slide your finger, without lifting it, across all the letters in the word.
Lift your finger after the last letter.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

Slide your finger over word suggestions for more results.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

To key in a number or symbol:
Press and hold the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol until the number or symbol is displayed.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

To key in more numbers:
Press 123.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

Press the required numbers.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

To key in more symbols:
Press =@#.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

Press the required symbols.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

If required, press 1/2 to see more symbols.

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3b - Use Swype keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

1. Introduction

Text input is used in many of the device 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.
Add a language, go to 2b.
Select writing language, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2d.

3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press the keypad icon.
Android keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Swype is a keypad where you slide your finger across the keys instead of pressing the keys.
Press Android keyboard or Swype.
Android keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Swype is a keypad where you slide your finger across the keys instead of pressing the keys.

4. 2b - Add a language

Press the keypad icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Configure input methods.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
To select writing language for the Swype keypad:
Press Settings below Swype.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the required language to turn it on or off.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
When the box next to a language is ticked (V), it's turned on.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the return icon twice.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
To select writing language for the Android™ keypad:
Press Active input methods.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Use system language or the required language to turn it on or off.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
When the box next to a language is ticked (V), it's turned on.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the return icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

5. 2c - Select writing language

To select language for the Swype keypad:
Press the language icon (a globe).
Before you can select writing language, you need to add the required writing language, see step 2b.
To select language for the Android™ keypad:
Press the keypad icon.
Before you can select writing language, you need to add the required writing language, see step 2b.
Press the required language.
Before you can select writing language, you need to add the required writing language, see step 2b.

6. 2d - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the keypad icon.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Configure input methods.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
To turn word suggestion for the Swype keypad on or off:
Press Settings below Swype.
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 Word suggestion to turn word suggestion on or off:
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 icon the necessary number of times to return to text input.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
To turn word suggestion for the Android™ keypad on or off:
Press Settings below Android keyboard.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Show correction suggestions.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Always show, Show on portrait mode or Always hide.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press the return icon the necessary number of times 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 word suggestion is turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use Android™ keypad, go to 3a.
Use Swype keypad, go to 3b.

8. 3a - Use Android™ keypad

Press the letter keys to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Move your finger over word suggestions for more results.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
If required, press More to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

9. 3b - Use Swype keypad

Press the first letter of the required word and slide your finger, without lifting it, across all the letters in the word.
Lift your finger after the last letter.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Slide your finger over word suggestions for more results.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in a number or symbol:
Press and hold the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol until the number or symbol is displayed.
To key in more numbers:
Press 123.
Press the required numbers.
Press ABC to return to text input.
To key in more symbols:
Press =@#.
Press the required symbols.
If required, press 1/2 to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

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