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    How to write text

    Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages.

    Step 1 of 20

    You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
    The following steps show you how to change writing language, activate word suggestion and write text.
    The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

    Step 2 of 20

    Press and hold the field to the left of space until a pop-up menu is displayed.

    Step 3 of 20

    Press the settings icon.

    Step 4 of 20

    Press Select input languages.

    Step 5 of 20

    Press the required language to add it.

    Step 6 of 20

    Press the Return key.

    Step 7 of 20

    Press the required language.

    Step 8 of 20

    Press Qwerty keyboard.

    Step 9 of 20

    Press Predictive text.

    Step 10 of 20

    Press the indicator next to "Predictive text" until the function is activated.

    Step 11 of 20

    Press Personalised data until the function is activated.

    Step 12 of 20

    Press the Return key twice.

    Step 13 of 20

    Slide your finger right or left on space to select the required language.

    Step 14 of 20

    Press the letters to key in the required word.
    A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

    Step 15 of 20

    Press arrow right to see more words.

    Step 16 of 20

    Press the required word to insert it.

    Step 17 of 20

    Press Sym.

    Step 18 of 20

    Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

    Step 19 of 20

    Press 1/2 to see more symbols.

    Step 20 of 20

    Press ABC to return to text input.

    1. Introduction

    You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
    The following steps show you how to change writing language, activate word suggestion and write text.
    The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

    2. Add writing language

    Press and hold the field to the left of space until a pop-up menu is displayed.
    Press the settings icon.
    Press Select input languages.
    Press the required language to add it.
    Press the Return key.

    3. Select QWERTY keypad

    Press the required language.
    Press Qwerty keyboard.

    4. Activate word suggestion

    Press Predictive text.
    Press the indicator next to "Predictive text" until the function is activated.
    Press Personalised data until the function is activated.
    Press the Return key twice.

    5. Write text

    Slide your finger right or left on space to select the required language.
    Press the letters to key in the required word.
    A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
    Press arrow right to see more words.
    Press the required word to insert it.

    6. Write numbers and symbols

    Press Sym.
    Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
    Press 1/2 to see more symbols.
    Press ABC to return to text input.

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