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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.
HTC Desire X

2. Find "HTC Sense Input"

Tap the menu icon.
Tap Settings.
Tap Language & keyboard.
Tap HTC Sense Input.

3. Add writing language

Tap Keyboard selection.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
Tap the required languages to select them.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
When the field next to a language is ticked (V), it's selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
Tap the Return key.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.

4. Select QWERTY keypad

Tap Advanced settings.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Tap Keyboard types.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Tap Standard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

5. Turn on word completion

Tap Word prediction to turn on word completion.
When you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested on the display as you key in the first letters.
When the field next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested on the display as you key in the first letters.

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 repeatedly to select the required writing language.
Tap the letters to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Tap arrow down to see more words.
Tap the required word to insert it.

9. Write numbers and symbols

Tap 12#.
Tap the required numbers or the required symbols.
Tap 1/2 to see more symbols.
Tap ABC to return to text input.
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