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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 "Text input"
Press Settings.
Press Time and language.
Press Text input.
Choose option
Choose one of the following options:
Add writing language, go to 3a.
Select writing language, go to 3b.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3c.
3a - Add writing language
Press Installed input methods.
Press the required language.
Press Done to confirm.
3b - Select writing language
Press Active input method.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Before you can select a writing language, you need to add the writing language, see step 3a.
3c - Turn word suggestion on or off
Press the field next to Error correction.
Depending on the current setting, word suggestion is turned on or off.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Before you can turn word suggestion on or off, you need to select a writing language in step 3b.
How to write text
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.
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 the required word to insert it.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.
If required, press 1/2 or 2/2 to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press ABC to return to text input.
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