Basic use

How to write text

There are various ways of entering text when you write notes or messages. Follow these instructions to learn how to write text.

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Select text input settings
Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.
Find "Typing and Language"
Press the Menu key twice.
Press Options.
Press Typing and Language.
Choose option
Choose one of the following options:
Select writing language, go to 3a.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3b.
3a - Select writing language
Press Language and Method.
Press Virtual Keyboard Input.
Press the required language.
Press the Menu key.
Press Save.
3b - Turn word suggestion on or off
Press Typing.
Press Style below Virtual Keyboard.
To turn on word suggestions:
Press Predictive.
To turn off word suggestion:
Press Direct.
Press the Menu key.
Press Save.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
How to write text
The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you've opened a note or a message and that the text input field field is active.
Choose one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 4a.
Use full keypad, go to 4b.
Use phone keypad, go to 4c.
Use compact keypad, go to 4d.
4a - Select keypad type
Press the Menu key.
Press Enable Full Keyboard or Enable Reduced Keyboard (depending on the current setting).
If you select Enable Reduced Keyboard:
Press the Menu key.
Press Enable SureType or Enable Multi-Tap (depending on the current setting).
Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
4b - Use full keypad
Press once on each letter key to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press &%123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press &% to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols.
4c - Use phone keypad
Press ABC once to write A, twice to write B, three times to write C.
Wait until the cursor moves to the right if you want to write two letters in succession on the same key.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123 or &%.
Press 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.
4d - Use compact keypad
Press once on each letter key to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123 or &%.
Press 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Exit
Press Disconnect.
Press the Return key to return to standby mode.
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