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Write text

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

Sony Xperia XZ
Step 1 of 17

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 17

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 17

Press Language & input.

Step 4 of 17

Press SwiftKey Keyboard.

Step 5 of 17

Press LANGUAGES.

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Press the required language to add it.

Step 7 of 17

Press the field below the required language.

Step 8 of 17

Press the required setting.

Step 9 of 17

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

Step 10 of 17

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

Step 11 of 17

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

Step 12 of 17

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

Step 13 of 17

Press the required word to insert it.

Step 14 of 17

Press 123.

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Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 16 of 17

Press {&= to see more symbols.

Step 17 of 17

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.
Sony Xperia XZ

2. Add writing language

Slide two fingers down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Language & input.
Press SwiftKey Keyboard.
Press LANGUAGES.
Press the required language to add it.

3. Select keypad

Press the field below the required language.
Press the required setting.
Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

4. Write text

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

5. Write text

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

6. 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.