BlackBerry Q10

BlackBerry Q10

How to write text - BlackBerry Q10

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

BlackBerry Q10
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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 21

Find "Input Languages"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.
Press Settings.

Step 3 of 21

Find "Input Languages"

Press Language and Input.

Step 4 of 21

Find "Input Languages"

Press Input Languages.

Step 5 of 21

Add writing language

Press the indicator next to "Language detection" until the function is turned on.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 6 of 21

Add writing language

Press the language icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 7 of 21

Add writing language

Press the box next to the required language until the language is selected.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 8 of 21

Add writing language

Press Save.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 9 of 21

Add writing language

Press the return icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 10 of 21

Turn on word suggestion

Press Prediction and Correction.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 11 of 21

Turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to "Show Predictions" until the function is turned on.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 12 of 21

Turn on word suggestion

Press the return icon.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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Step 13 of 21

Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.

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Step 14 of 21

How to write text

The following steps require that you're writing text.

Step 15 of 21

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 16 of 21

Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

Step 17 of 21

Write numbers and symbols

To insert one number or symbol:
Press alt.

Step 18 of 21

Write numbers and symbols

Press the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol.

Step 19 of 21

Write numbers and symbols

Press sym to see more symbols.

Step 20 of 21

Write numbers and symbols

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

Step 21 of 21

Write numbers and symbols

Press the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol.

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 Q10

2. Find "Input Languages"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.
Press Settings.
Press Language and Input.
Press Input Languages.

3. Add writing language

Press the indicator next to "Language detection" until the function is turned on.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the language icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the box next to the required language until the language is selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Save.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the return icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

4. Turn on word suggestion

Press Prediction and Correction.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the indicator next to "Show Predictions" until the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the return icon.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

5. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.
BlackBerry Q10

6. How to write text

The following steps require that you're writing text.
BlackBerry Q10

7. 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.

8. Write numbers and symbols

To insert one number or symbol:
Press alt.
Press the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol.
Press sym to see more symbols.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press and hold alt.
Press the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol.
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