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Apple iPhone 5s

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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 5s (iOS8)

2. Find "Keyboard"

Tap Settings.
Tap General.
Tap Keyboard.

3. Turn on word suggestion

Tap the indicator next to "Predictive" until the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

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 to add it.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.

5. Select QWERTY keypad

Tap the required language.
Tap QWERTY until the function is turned on.
Tap Keyboards.

6. Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to save the settings and return to the home screen.

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.
Tap the required word to insert it.

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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