Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

How to write text - Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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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 writing language, go to 2a.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2b.

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2a - Select writing language

Press and hold the input icon until a pop-up menu is displayed.

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2a - Select writing language

Press Input languages.

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2a - Select writing language

Press Use system language to turn off the function.

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2a - Select writing language

When the box next to the menu item is empty, the function is turned off.
Press the required languages to select them.

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2a - Select writing language

When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.

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2a - Select writing language

Press the Return key.

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2b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press and hold the input icon until a pop-up menu is displayed.

If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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2b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Android keyboard settings.

If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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2b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Show correction suggestions.

If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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2b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Always show or Always hide.

If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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2b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the Return key.

If you turn on word suggestion, 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 word suggestion is turned on.
Press the letters to key in the required word.

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How to write text

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

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How to write text

If required, press and hold the word suggestion at the centre of the display to see more words.

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How to write text

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.

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How to write text

Press =\ to see more symbols.

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How to write text

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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How to write text

Press ABC to return to text input.

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How to write text

To change language:
Press and hold space to open a pop-up menu.

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How to write text

Press the required language.

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.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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 writing language, go to 2a.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2b.
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3. 2a - Select writing language

Press and hold the input icon until a pop-up menu is displayed.
Press Input languages.
Press Use system language to turn off the function.
When the box next to the menu item is empty, the function is turned off.
Press the required languages to select them.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the Return key.

4. 2b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press and hold the input icon until a pop-up menu is displayed.
If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Android keyboard settings.
If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Show correction suggestions.
If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Always show or Always hide.
If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the Return key.
If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

5. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when word suggestion is turned on.
Press the letters 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.
If required, press and hold the word suggestion at the centre of the display to see more words.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.
Press =\ to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.
To change language:
Press and hold space to open a pop-up menu.
Press the required language.