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Select text input settings

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, e.g. notes and messages. There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.

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Find "Typing and Input"

Press the Menu key twice.

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Find "Typing and Input"

Press Options.

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Find "Typing and Input"

Press Typing and Input.

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Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select writing language, go to 3a.
Activate predictive text, go to 3b.

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3a - Select writing language

Press Language.

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3a - Select writing language

Press Input Language.

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3a - Select writing language

Press the required language.

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3a - Select writing language

Press the Menu key.

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3a - Select writing language

Press Save.

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3b - Activate predictive text

Press Typing.

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3b - Activate predictive text

Press Style below Portrait Keyboard.

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3b - Activate predictive text

Press Predictive.

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3b - Activate predictive text

Press the Menu key.

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3b - Activate predictive text

Press Save.

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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text is activated. The following steps require that you have opened e.g. a note or a message and that the message field is active.
Choose one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 4a.
Use full keypad, go to 4b.
Use phone keypad, go to 4c.
Use compact keypad, go to 4d.

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4a - Select keypad type

Press the Menu key.

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4a - Select keypad type

Press Enable Full Keyboard or Enable Reduced Keyboard (depending on the current setting).

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4a - Select keypad type

If you select Enable Reduced Keyboard:

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4a - Select keypad type

Press the Menu key.

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4a - Select keypad type

Press Enable SureType or Enable Multitap.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press once on each letter key to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in is displayed.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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4b - Use full keypad

To key in a number or symbol:
Press !?123.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press sym to see more symbols.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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4b - Use full keypad

To write more numbers:
Press and hold !?123.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press the required numbers.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press !?123 to return to writing letters.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Press ABC once to write A, twice to write B, three times to write C etc.
Wait until the cursor moves to the right if you want to write two letters in succession on the same key.

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4c - Use phone keypad

To key in a number or symbol:
Press 123 or sym.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Press sym1 or sym2 to see more symbols.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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4c - Use phone keypad

To write more numbers:
Press and hold 123.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Press the required numbers.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Press 123 to return to writing letters.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press once on each letter key to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in is displayed.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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4d - Use compact keypad

To key in a number or symbol:
Press !?123 or sym.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press sym1 or sym2 to see more symbols.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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4d - Use compact keypad

To write more numbers:
Press and hold !?123.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press the required numbers.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press !?123 to return to writing letters.

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Exit

Press Disconnect.

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Exit

Press the Return key to return to standby mode.

1. Select text input settings

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, e.g. notes and messages. There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps.
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2. Find "Typing and Input"

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

3. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select writing language, go to 3a.
Activate predictive text, go to 3b.
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4. 3a - Select writing language

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

5. 3b - Activate predictive text

Press Typing.
Press Style below Portrait Keyboard.
Press Predictive.
Press the Menu key.
Press Save.

6. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text is activated. The following steps require that you have opened e.g. a note or a message and that the message field is active.
Choose one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 4a.
Use full keypad, go to 4b.
Use phone keypad, go to 4c.
Use compact keypad, go to 4d.
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7. 4a - Select keypad type

Press the Menu key.
Press Enable Full Keyboard or Enable Reduced Keyboard (depending on the current setting).
If you select Enable Reduced Keyboard:
Press the Menu key.
Press Enable SureType or Enable Multitap.

8. 4b - Use full keypad

Press once on each letter key to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in is displayed.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in a number or symbol:
Press !?123.
Press sym to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
To write more numbers:
Press and hold !?123.
Press the required numbers.
Press !?123 to return to writing letters.

9. 4c - Use phone keypad

Press ABC once to write A, twice to write B, three times to write C etc.
Wait until the cursor moves to the right if you want to write two letters in succession on the same key.
To key in a number or symbol:
Press 123 or sym.
Press sym1 or sym2 to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
To write more numbers:
Press and hold 123.
Press the required numbers.
Press 123 to return to writing letters.

10. 4d - Use compact keypad

Press once on each letter key to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in is displayed.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in a number or symbol:
Press !?123 or sym.
Press sym1 or sym2 to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
To write more numbers:
Press and hold !?123.
Press the required numbers.
Press !?123 to return to writing letters.

11. Exit

Press Disconnect.
Press the Return key to return to standby mode.
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