Huawei Ascend G300


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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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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.
Select text input settings
There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps:
Select keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language for QWERTY keypad, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Select writing language for phone keypad, go to 2d.
Turn word suggestion for phone keypad on or off, go to 2e.
2a - Select keypad type
Press and hold the text input field until a pop-up menu is displayed.
Press Select input method.
To select QWERTY keypad:
Press Android keyboard.
To select phone keypad:
Press TouchPal Input.
Slide left on the keypad the necessary number of times to select the phone keypad.
The QWERTY keypad is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
The phone keypad is a keypad with several letters on each key.
2b - Select writing language for QWERTY keypad
Press the settings icon.
Press Android keyboard settings.
Press Input languages.
Press the required language.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the Return key twice to return to text input.
Slide right or left on Space to select writing language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Before you can select writing language for QWERTY keypad, you need to select it as keypad type in step 2a.
2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off
Press the settings icon.
Press Android keyboard settings.
Press Show suggestions to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Press the Return key to return to text input.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Before you can turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, you need to select it as keypad type in step 2a.
2d - Select writing language for phone keypad
Press Setting.
Press Language.
Press the required language.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the Return key twice to return to text input.
To change writing language:
Press the language icon.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Before you can select writing language for phone keypad, you need to select it as keypad type in step 2a.
2e - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad on or off
Press Setting.
Press TouchPal Input.
Press Word prediction.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Press the Return key twice to return to text input.
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 different keypad types when word suggestion is turned on.
Select one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Please note that the following steps require that you've selected a keypad type in step 2a.
3a - Use QWERTY keypad
Press the letters to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
To view more word suggestions:
Press and drag the bar containing the word suggestions left.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.
3b - Use phone keypad
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 arrow right to see more words.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
If required, slide upwards on the display to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press the return icon to return to text input.
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