Apple iPhone 4 (iOS5)

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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. There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.
Find "Keyboard"
Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Keyboard.
Choose option
Choose one of the following options:
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3a.
Add writing language, go to 3b.
Select keypad type, go to 3c.
3a - Turn word suggestion on or off
Press the indicator next to Auto-Correction.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
3b - Add writing language
Press International Keyboards.
Press Add New Keyboard....
Press the required language.
Press Keyboard to go back to the settings.
3c - Select keypad type
Press International Keyboards.
Press the required language.
Press the required keypad type below Software Keyboard Layout.
When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press Keyboards.
Press Keyboard to go back to the settings.
Save settings
Press the Home key to save the settings and return to standby mode.
How to write text
The following steps describe how to use the phone keypad when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.
Select writing language
Press the writing language icon (a globe) until the required language has been selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Before you can select the required writing language, you need to add the language, see step 3b.
Write text
Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press space to insert the required word.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123.
If required, press #+= to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.
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