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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.
Choose one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language for TouchPal keypads, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion for TouchPal keypads on or off, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion for Androidâ„¢ keypad or off, go to 2d.
2a - Select keypad type
Press and hold the message field until a pop-up menu is displayed.
Press Input method.
Press TouchPal Input or Android keyboard.
If you select TouchPal Input:
Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).
Press Settings....
Press Keyboard layout.
Press Layout in portrait mode.
Press Full QWERTY, 12-Key PhonePad or CooTek T+.
Android keyboard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Full QWERTY is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
12-Key PhonePad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
CooTek T+ is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
2b - Select writing language for TouchPal keypads
Press the settings icon(a gear wheel).
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.
2c - Turn word suggestion for TouchPal keypads on or off
Press the word suggestion icon (a dictionary icon) to turn the function on or off.
When the word suggestion icon is blue, the function is turned on.
If you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Before you can turn on word suggestion, you need to select TouchPal Input in step 2a.
2d - Turn word suggestion for Androidâ„¢ keypad on or off
Press and hold ?123.
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 go back 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 on or off, you need to select Android keyboard in step 2a.
How to write text
The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when word suggestion is turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use Full QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use 12 key PhonePad keypad, go to 3b.
Use CooTek T+ keypad, go to 3c.
Use Androidâ„¢ keypad, go to 3d.
3a - Use Full QWERTY 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 arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.
Press the required numbers to insert them.
Press the return icon to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.
Slide your finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.
Press the required symbol to insert it.
Press the return icon to return to text input.
3b - Use 12 key PhonePad keypad
Press once on each key with the required letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the keys you've pressed is displayed.
Press arrow right to see more words.
Press arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.
Press the required numbers to insert them.
Press the return icon to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.
Slide your finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.
Press the required symbol to insert it.
Press the return icon to return to text input.
3c - Use CooTek T+ keypad
Press once on each key with the required letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the keys you've pressed is displayed.
Press arrow right to see more words.
Press arrow left or arrow right at the bottom of the display to see other suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press 12#.
Press the required numbers to insert them.
Press the return icon to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12#.
Slide your finger up or down the keys on the display to see more symbols.
Press the required symbol to insert it.
Press the return icon to return to text input.
3d - Use Androidâ„¢ 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.
If required, press arrow right or arrow left to see more suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press ?123.
Press the required numbers to insert them.
Press ABC to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press ?123.
Press ALT to see more symbols.
Press the required symbol to insert it.
Press ABC to return to text input.
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