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Write text

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

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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.

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Press the settings icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
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Press Add input languages.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
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Press the required language to add it.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
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Press the Return key.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
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Press the required language.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
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Press Qwerty keyboard.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
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Press Predictive text until the function is activated.

When you activate word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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Press the Return key.

When you activate word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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Slide your finger right or left on space to select the required language.

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

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Press arrow right to see more words.

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Press the required word to insert it.

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Press Sym.

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Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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Press 1/2 to see more symbols.

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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 the settings icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
Press Add input languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
Press the required language to add it.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
Press the Return key.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.

3. Select QWERTY keypad

Press the required language.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Qwerty keyboard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

4. Activate word suggestion

Press Predictive text until the function is activated.
When you activate word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the Return key.
When you activate word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

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.