Nokia N700

Nokia N700

How to write text - Nokia N700

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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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Introduction

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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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 keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn predictive text input for phone keypad on or off, go to 2d.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the menu icon.

QWERTY keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Alphanumeric keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.

If the menu items aren't displayed, you need to rotate your phone to switch between the keypad types.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press QWERTY keyboard or Alphanumeric keypad (depending on the current setting).

QWERTY keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Alphanumeric keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.

If the menu items aren't displayed, you need to rotate your phone to switch between the keypad types.
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2b - Select writing language

Press the menu icon.

Input options is only available if you selected QWERTY keyboard in step 2a.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language

Press Input options, if required.

Input options is only available if you selected QWERTY keyboard in step 2a.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language

Press Writing language.

Input options is only available if you selected QWERTY keyboard in step 2a.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language

Press the required language.

Input options is only available if you selected QWERTY keyboard in step 2a.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the menu icon.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Input options.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Settings.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Word auto-completion to select On or Off.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the return icon.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad on or off

Press # repeatedly to turn predictive text input on or off.

If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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2d - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad 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.
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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text input and word suggestion are turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.

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3a - Use QWERTY 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.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press arrow right to insert the suggested word.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To view more word suggestions:
Press the word.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

If required, press 1/2 to see more symbols.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press AB to return to text input.

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3b - Use phone 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.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press * to see more words.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow right to insert the suggested word.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in more numbers:
Press and hold # until the number keypad is displayed.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required numbers.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press and hold # to return to letter input.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in symbols:
Press and hold * until a list of symbols is displayed.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow right to see more symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required symbol.

1. Introduction

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.
Nokia N700

2. 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 keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn predictive text input for phone keypad on or off, go to 2d.
Nokia N700

3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press the menu icon.
QWERTY keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Alphanumeric keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.

If the menu items aren't displayed, you need to rotate your phone to switch between the keypad types.
Press QWERTY keyboard or Alphanumeric keypad (depending on the current setting).
QWERTY keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Alphanumeric keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.

If the menu items aren't displayed, you need to rotate your phone to switch between the keypad types.

4. 2b - Select writing language

Press the menu icon.
Input options is only available if you selected QWERTY keyboard in step 2a.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press Input options, if required.
Input options is only available if you selected QWERTY keyboard in step 2a.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press Writing language.
Input options is only available if you selected QWERTY keyboard in step 2a.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press the required language.
Input options is only available if you selected QWERTY keyboard in step 2a.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.

5. 2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the menu icon.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Input options.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Settings.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Word auto-completion to select On or Off.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press the return icon.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

6. 2d - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad on or off

Press # repeatedly to turn predictive text input on or off.
If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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.

7. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text input and word suggestion are turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Nokia N700

8. 3a - Use QWERTY 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 arrow right to insert the suggested word.
To view more word suggestions:
Press the word.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
If required, press 1/2 to see more symbols.
Press AB to return to text input.

9. 3b - Use phone 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 * to see more words.
Press arrow right to insert the suggested word.
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 symbol.