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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.


List view

Find "Languages"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.
Tap the settings icon.
Tap Advanced settings.
Tap Language & input.
Tap Google Keyboard.
Tap Languages.

Add writing language

Tap the indicator next to "Use system language" to turn it off.
Tap the indicator next to the required language to add it as a writing language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
Tap the Return key.

Turn on word suggestion

Tap the indicator next to "Next-word suggestions" to turn on the function.
When you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in letters.

Start text input

Open a new note, message or email to bring up the keypad and your mobile phone is ready for text input.

Write text

Tap the letter keys to key in the required word.
The word suggestions are displayed as you write. Tap the required word to insert it.

Write symbols

Tap ?1.
Tap the required numbers or symbols.
Tap =\< to see more symbols.
Tap ABC to go back to text input.

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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