BlackBerry Z30

BlackBerry Z30

How to write text - BlackBerry Z30

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

BlackBerry Z30
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Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.

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Find "Input Languages"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.

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Find "Input Languages"

Press Language and Input.

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Find "Input Languages"

Press Input Languages.

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Add writing language

Press the indicator next to "Language detection" until the function is turned off.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press Add/Remove Languages.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press the box next to the required language until the language is selected.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press Save.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press Back.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Turn on word suggestion

Press Prediction and Correction.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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Turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to "Show Predictions" until the function is turned on.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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Turn on word suggestion

Press Back.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
BlackBerry Z30
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Return to the home screen

Slide your finger up the display starting from the bottom edge of your phone to return to the home screen.

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How to write text

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

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Write text

Press and hold the language icon.

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Write text

Slide your finger to the required language to select a writing language.

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Write text

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

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Write text

Press and drag the required word upwards to insert it.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press ?123.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press &% to see more symbols.

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Write numbers and symbols

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, turn on word suggestion and write text.
BlackBerry Z30

2. Find "Input Languages"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press Settings.
Press Language and Input.
Press Input Languages.

3. Add writing language

Press the indicator next to "Language detection" until the function is turned off.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Add/Remove Languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the box next to the required language until the language is selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Save.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Back.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

4. Turn on word suggestion

Press Prediction and Correction.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the indicator next to "Show Predictions" until the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Back.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

5. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger up the display starting from the bottom edge of your phone to return to the home screen.
BlackBerry Z30

6. How to write text

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

7. Write text

Press and hold the language icon.
Slide your finger to the required language to select a writing 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 and drag the required word upwards to insert it.

8. Write numbers and symbols

Press ?123.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press &% to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.