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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.

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Select text input settings

There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps:
Select keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2d.
Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2e.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the language.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Settings.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Keyboard types.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Standard, Phone or Compact.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the language.

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2b - Select writing language

If the required language isn't on the list:
Press Settings.

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2b - Select writing language

Press International keyboard.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the required language to select the language.

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2b - Select writing language

When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the Return key twice.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the language.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the requried writing language.

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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the language.

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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Settings.

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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Text input.

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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Prediction to turn word suggestion on or off.

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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the language.

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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Settings.

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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Text input.

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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Word completion to turn word suggestion on or off.

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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

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2e - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press XT9 to turn this function on or off.

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2e - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

When XT9 is displayed on a green background, the function is turned on.

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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when dictionary and word suggestion are turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Use compact QWERTY keypad, go to 3c.

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3a - Use 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.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press arrow down to see more words.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in a number or symbol:
Press and hold the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol until the number or symbol is displayed.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

If required, press 1/2 to see more symbols.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3b - Use phone 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.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow down to see more words.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow up or arrow down to see more symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3c - Use compact 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.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press arrow down to see more words.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press arrow up or arrow down to see more symbols.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

1. 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.
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2. Select text input settings

There are a number of different text input settings. The most important settings are described in the following steps:
Select keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2d.
Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2e.
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3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press the language.
Press Settings.
Press Keyboard types.
Press Standard, Phone or Compact.

4. 2b - Select writing language

Press the language.
If the required language isn't on the list:
Press Settings.
Press International keyboard.
Press the required language to select the language.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the Return key twice.
Press the language.
Press the requried writing language.

5. 2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the language.
Press Settings.
Press Text input.
Press Prediction to turn word suggestion on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

6. 2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the language.
Press Settings.
Press Text input.
Press Word completion to turn word suggestion on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.

7. 2e - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press XT9 to turn this function on or off.
When XT9 is displayed on a green background, the function is turned on.

8. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when dictionary and word suggestion are turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Use compact QWERTY keypad, go to 3c.
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9. 3a - Use 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 down to see more words.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in a number or symbol:
Press and hold the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol until the number or symbol is displayed.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
If required, press 1/2 to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press ABC to return to text input.

10. 3b - Use phone 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 down to see more words.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
Press arrow up or arrow down to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press ABC to return to text input.

11. 3c - Use compact 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 down to see more words.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
Press arrow up or arrow down to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press ABC to return to text input.
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