BlackBerry 9720

BlackBerry 9720

How to write text - BlackBerry 9720

Read help info

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages.

BlackBerry 9720
Step 1 of 22

Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.

Step 2 of 22

Find "Typing and Language"

Press the Menu key twice.

Step 3 of 22

Find "Typing and Language"

Press Options.

Step 4 of 22

Find "Typing and Language"

Press Typing and Language.

Step 5 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press Typing.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 6 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press Style.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 7 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press Predictive.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 8 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press the Menu key.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 9 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press Save.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 10 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press Disconnect.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 11 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press the Return key to return to the home screen.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
BlackBerry 9720
Step 12 of 22

How to write text

The following steps require that you're writing text.

Step 13 of 22

Change writing language

Press the Menu key.

Step 14 of 22

Change writing language

Press Switch Input Language.

Step 15 of 22

Change writing language

Press the required language.

Step 16 of 22

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.

Step 17 of 22

Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

Step 18 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

To insert one number or symbol:
Press sym.

Step 19 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

Highlight the required number or the required symbol and press the Navigation key.

Step 20 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press and hold alt and press arrow up.

Step 21 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

Press the required number or the required symbol.

Step 22 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

Press arrow up to return to text input.

1. Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.
BlackBerry 9720

2. Find "Typing and Language"

Press the Menu key twice.
Press Options.
Press Typing and Language.

3. Turn on word suggestion

Press Typing.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Style.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Predictive.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the Menu key.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Save.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Disconnect.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the Return key to return to the home screen.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

4. How to write text

The following steps require that you're writing text.
BlackBerry 9720

5. Change writing language

Press the Menu key.
Press Switch Input Language.
Press the required language.

6. 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 insert it.

7. Write numbers and symbols

To insert one 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 and hold alt and press arrow up.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press arrow up to return to text input.
4gaccessoriesicon-app-storebasket-changebattery-lifebatterybill-pay-phones-icon4C91DB73-75FE-4565-8F69-BC6C675B1EA1binblockBrandsbroadband-iconbroadbandcalendarcallcameracasesChatchevron-downchevron-left chevron-right chevron-upclose closecollectionscommunitycontinuouscontractdashboarddatadownload-squareDownloadediterror-circleeyefacebookfilters foldergoidentityLessletterslocationMemorymenumessagemobilemy-vodafonenetwork_signaloperating-systemorderspayg-phones-iconF86C85F6-FFFF-4C62-8F9A-45D7251FC836paymentphotosplay-storeplayplusratingreportreturnroamingscreen-sizesearchsecure-netshoppingsimspinnersquarestechnologytick-simpletop-uptop-upTVtwittervaluevf-tv-iconvodafone warningWeightworld
Close dialog
Skip to content

Login to My Vodafone

Close dialog
Skip to content

Register with My Vodafone