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

2. Add writing language

Tap and hold the field to the left of space until a pop-up menu is displayed.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
Tap the settings icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.
Tap Select input languages.
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.
Tap the Return key.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language is used for word suggestion.

3. Turn on word suggestion

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

4. Write text

Slide your finger right or left on space to select the required 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 right to see more words.
Tap the required word to insert it.

5. Write numbers and symbols

Tap Sym.
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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