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Apple iPhone 5

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How to

Writing text on my mobile phone

Want to learn how to write text, such as notes or messages? There are various ways of writing text. Follow these easy instructions.


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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.
Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)

2. Find "Keyboard"

Tap Settings.
Tap General.
Tap Keyboard.

3. Turn on word suggestion

Tap the indicator next to Auto-Correction to turn on word suggestion.
When you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested on the display as you key in the first letters.

4. Add writing language

Tap Keyboards.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
Tap Add New Keyboard....
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
Tap the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.

5. Select QWERTY keypad

Tap the required language.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Tap QWERTY below Software Keyboard Layout.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Tap Keyboards.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Tap Keyboard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Tap General.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Tap Settings.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

6. Save settings

Tap the Home key to save the settings and return to standby mode.

7. How to write text

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

8. Write text

Tap the writing language icon until the required language has been selected.
Tap the letters to key in the required word.
Words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
To insert the suggested word:
Tap space.
To continue without inserting the suggested word:
Tap the word suggestion.

9. Write numbers and symbols

Tap 123.
Tap the required numbers or the required symbols.
Tap #+= to see more symbols.
Tap ABC to return to text input.
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