BlackBerry Bold 9900

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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. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.
Find "Typing and Language"
Press the Menu key twice.
Press Options.
Press Typing and Language.
Choose option
Choose one of the following options:
Select writing language, go to 3a.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3b.
3a - Select writing language
Press Language and Method.
Press Input Language.
Press the required language.
Press the Menu key.
Press Save.
3b - Turn word suggestion on or off
Press Typing.
Press Style.
To turn on word suggestions:
Press Predictive.
To turn off word suggestion:
Press Direct.
Press the Menu key.
Press Save.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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've opened a note or a message and that the text input field field is active.
Change writing language
Press the Menu key.
Scroll to Switch Input Language and press the Navigation key.
Highlight the required language and press the Navigation key.
Write text
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 the required word.
To key in a number or symbol:
Press sym.
Highlight the required number or the required symbol and press the Navigation key.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press alt.
Press aA.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press Disconnect.
Press the Return key to return to standby mode.
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