Basic use

How to write text

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.

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Introduction
Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages. The following steps require that one of these functions is open and that the text input field is active.
Select text input settings
There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.
Choose one of the following options:
Select writing language, go to 2a.
Turn predictive text input on or off, go to 2b.
2a - Select writing language
Press the menu icon.
Press Writing language.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
2b - Turn predictive text input on or off
Press # repeatedly to turn predictive text input on or off.
When the dictionary icon (a pencil with two lines) is displayed, predictive text input is turned on.
If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
How to write text
This step describes how to write text when predictive text input is turned on.
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 arrow right to insert the suggested word.
Press * to see more words.
To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
To key in more numbers:
Press and hold # until the number keypad is displayed.
Press the required numbers.
Press and hold # to return to letter input.
To key in symbols:
Press and hold * until a list of symbols is displayed.
Press arrow right to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols.
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