Nokia N8

Nokia N8

How to write text - Nokia N8

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Introduction

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, e.g. notes and messages. The following steps require that one of these functions is open and that the message field is active.

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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.
Choose one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 2a.
Select writing language, go to 2b.
Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad, go to 2c.
Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad, go to 2d.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the menu icon.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press QWERTY keyboard or Alphanumeric keypad (depending on the current setting).

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2b - Select writing language

Press the menu icon.

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2b - Select writing language

If required, press Input options.

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2b - Select writing language

Press Writing language.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the required language.

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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press the menu icon.

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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press Input options.

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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press Settings.

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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press Word auto-completion to select On or Off.

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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

If you select On:

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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press Yes to activate the dictionary if it is deactivated.

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2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad

Press # the necessary number of times to activate or deactivate predictive text input.

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2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad

When the dictionary icon (a pencil with two lines) is displayed, predictive text input is activated.

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How to write text

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

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3a - Use QWERTY 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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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press arrow right to insert the suggested word.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press and hold 1* until a pop-up menu is displayed.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required setting.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press AB to return to text input.

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3b - Use phone 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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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow right to insert the suggested word.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press * to see more words.

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3b - Use phone keypad

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

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3b - Use phone keypad

To write more numbers:
Press and hold # until the number keypad is displayed.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required numbers.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press and hold # to return to letter input.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in symbols:
Press and hold * until a list of symbols is displayed.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow right to see more symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required symbols.

1. Introduction

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, e.g. notes and messages. The following steps require that one of these functions is open and that the message field is active.
Nokia N8

2. 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, go to 2b.
Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad, go to 2c.
Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad, go to 2d.
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3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press the menu icon.
Press QWERTY keyboard or Alphanumeric keypad (depending on the current setting).

4. 2b - Select writing language

Press the menu icon.
If required, press Input options.
Press Writing language.
Press the required language.

5. 2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press the menu icon.
Press Input options.
Press Settings.
Press Word auto-completion to select On or Off.
If you select On:
Press Yes to activate the dictionary if it is deactivated.

6. 2d - Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad

Press # the necessary number of times to activate or deactivate predictive text input.
When the dictionary icon (a pencil with two lines) is displayed, predictive text input is activated.

7. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when dictionary and word completion are activated.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
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8. 3a - Use QWERTY 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 arrow right to insert the suggested word.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press and hold 1* until a pop-up menu is displayed.
Press the required setting.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press AB to return to text input.

9. 3b - Use phone 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 arrow right to insert the suggested word.
Press * to see more words.
To key in one digit:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
To write more numbers:
Press and hold # until the number keypad is displayed.
Press the required numbers.
Press and hold # to return to letter input.
To key in symbols:
Press and hold * until a list of symbols is displayed.
Press arrow right to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols.
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