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Apple iPhone 5

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Write text

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

Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)
Step 1 of 24

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.

Step 2 of 24

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 24

Press General.

Step 4 of 24

Press Keyboard.

Step 5 of 24

Press the indicator next to "Auto-Correction" until the function is activated.

Step 6 of 24

Press Keyboards.

Step 7 of 24

Press Add New Keyboard....

Step 8 of 24

Press the required language to add it.

Step 9 of 24

Press the required language.

Step 10 of 24

Press QWERTY until the function is activated.

Step 11 of 24

Press Keyboards.

Step 12 of 24

Press Keyboard.

Step 13 of 24

Press General.

Step 14 of 24

Press Settings.

Step 15 of 24

Press the Home key to save the settings and return to the Home screen.

Step 16 of 24

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

Step 17 of 24

Press the writing language icon until the required language has been selected.

Step 18 of 24

Press the letter keys to key in the required word.
Words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

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To insert the word displayed:
Press space.

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To continue without inserting the word displayed:
Press the suggested word.

Step 21 of 24

Press 123.

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Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 23 of 24

Press #+= to see more symbols.

Step 24 of 24

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.
Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)

2. Find "Keyboard"

Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Keyboard.

3. Activate word suggestion

Press the indicator next to "Auto-Correction" until the function is activated.

4. Add writing language

Press Keyboards.
Press Add New Keyboard....
Press the required language to add it.

5. Select QWERTY keypad

Press the required language.
Press QWERTY until the function is activated.
Press Keyboards.
Press Keyboard.
Press General.
Press Settings.

6. Return to the Home screen

Press the Home key to save the settings and return to the Home screen.

7. Write text

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

8. Write text

Press the writing language icon until the required language has been selected.
Press the letter keys to key in the required word.
Words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
To insert the word displayed:
Press space.
To continue without inserting the word displayed:
Press the suggested word.

9. Write numbers and symbols

Press 123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press #+= to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.