Samsung Galaxy S Plus

Samsung Galaxy S Plus

How to write text - Samsung Galaxy S Plus

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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 for QWERTY or phone keypad, go to 2b.
Change writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad, go to 2c.
Select writing language for Swype keypad, go to 2d.
Change writing language for Swype keypad, go to 2e.
Turn predictive text input for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off, go to 2f.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off, go to 2g.
Turn word suggestion for Swype keypad on or off, go to 2h.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press and hold the text input field until a pop-up menu is displayed.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Input method.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Samsung keypad or Swype.

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2a - Select keypad type

If you select Samsung keypad:

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Portrait keypad types.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Qwerty Keypad, 3x4 Keypad, Handwriting box 1 or Handwriting box 2.

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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the settings icon(a gear wheel).

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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press Input languages.

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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the required language.

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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

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

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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

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2c - Change writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Slide your finger right or left on space to change the input language.

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2d - Select writing language for Swype keypad

Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).

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2d - Select writing language for Swype keypad

Press Language.

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2d - Select writing language for Swype keypad

Press the required language.

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2d - Select writing language for Swype keypad

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

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2d - Select writing language for Swype keypad

Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

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2e - Change writing language for Swype keypad

Press the language icon (a globe) to change language.

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2f - Turn predictive text input for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press the settings icon.

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2f - Turn predictive text input for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press XT9 to turn the function on or off.

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2f - Turn predictive text input for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

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

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2f - Turn predictive text input for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press the Return key to go back to text input.

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2g - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press the settings icon.

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2g - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press XT9 advanced settings.

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2g - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press Word completion to turn the function on or off.

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2g - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

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

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2g - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

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2h - Turn word suggestion for Swype keypad on or off

Press the settings icon.

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2h - Turn word suggestion for Swype keypad on or off

Press Word prediction to turn the function on or off.

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2h - Turn word suggestion for Swype keypad on or off

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

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2h - Turn word suggestion for Swype keypad on or off

Press the Return key to go back to text input.

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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text input and word suggestion are turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use Swype keypad, go to 3a.
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3b.
Use phone keypad, go to 3c.
Use handwriting 1, go to 3d.
Use handwriting 2, go to 3e.

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3a - Use the Swype keypad

Press the first letter of the required word and slide your finger, without lifting it, across all the letters in the word.
Lift your finger after the last letter.
A number of words based on the letters you've slided your fingers across are displayed.

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3a - Use the Swype keypad

Press arrow right to see more words.

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3a - Use the Swype keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3a - Use the Swype keypad

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

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3a - Use the Swype keypad

Press the reuired number.

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3a - Use the Swype keypad

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press SYM.

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3a - Use the Swype keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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3a - Use the Swype keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3b - 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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3b - Use QWERTY keypad

Press arrow down to see more words.

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3b - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3b - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.

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3b - Use QWERTY keypad

Press 1/3 to see more symbols.

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3b - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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3b - Use QWERTY keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3c - 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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3c - Use phone keypad

Press arrow down to see more words.

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3c - Use phone keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3c - 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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3c - Use phone keypad

To write more numbers:
Press 123.

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3c - Use phone keypad

Press the required numbers.

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3c - Use phone keypad

Press ?#+ and then ABC to return to text input.

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3c - Use phone keypad

To key in symbols:
Press 123 and then ?#+.

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3c - Use phone keypad

Press 1/7 to see more symbols.

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3c - Use phone keypad

Press the required symbols.

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3c - Use phone keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3d - Use handwriting 1

To key in letters:
Key in the required letters in the top left field or the top right field.

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3d - Use handwriting 1

To key in numbers:
Key in the required numbers in the bottom left field.

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3d - Use handwriting 1

To key in symbols:
Key in the required symbols in the bottom right field.
Your phone automatically suggests a letter, number or character matching what you've keyed in.

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3e - Use handwriting 2

To key in letters:
Press the symbol selection icon until ABC is displayed in the bottom left corner of the display.

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3e - Use handwriting 2

To key in numbers:
Press the symbol selection icon until 123 is displayed in the bottom left corner of the display.

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3e - Use handwriting 2

To key in symbols:
Press the symbol selection icon until ?#+ is displayed in the bottom left corner of the display.

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3e - Use handwriting 2

Key in the required letters, numbers or symbols in the text input field.
Your phone automatically suggests a letter, number or character matching what you've keyed in.
To insert a space between two words:
Draw a horizontal line in the text input field.

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.
Samsung Galaxy S Plus

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 for QWERTY or phone keypad, go to 2b.
Change writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad, go to 2c.
Select writing language for Swype keypad, go to 2d.
Change writing language for Swype keypad, go to 2e.
Turn predictive text input for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off, go to 2f.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off, go to 2g.
Turn word suggestion for Swype keypad on or off, go to 2h.
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3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press and hold the text input field until a pop-up menu is displayed.
Press Input method.
Press Samsung keypad or Swype.
If you select Samsung keypad:
Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).
Press Portrait keypad types.
Press Qwerty Keypad, 3x4 Keypad, Handwriting box 1 or Handwriting box 2.

4. 2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the settings icon(a gear wheel).
Press Input languages.
Press the required language.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

5. 2c - Change writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Slide your finger right or left on space to change the input language.

6. 2d - Select writing language for Swype keypad

Press the settings icon (a gear wheel).
Press Language.
Press the required language.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

7. 2e - Change writing language for Swype keypad

Press the language icon (a globe) to change language.

8. 2f - Turn predictive text input for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press the settings icon.
Press XT9 to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Press the Return key to go back to text input.

9. 2g - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY or phone keypad on or off

Press the settings icon.
Press XT9 advanced settings.
Press Word completion to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

10. 2h - Turn word suggestion for Swype keypad on or off

Press the settings icon.
Press Word prediction to turn the function on or off.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
Press the Return key to go back to text input.

11. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text input and word suggestion are turned on.
Choose one of the following options:
Use Swype keypad, go to 3a.
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3b.
Use phone keypad, go to 3c.
Use handwriting 1, go to 3d.
Use handwriting 2, go to 3e.
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12. 3a - Use the Swype keypad

Press the first letter of the required word and slide your finger, without lifting it, across all the letters in the word.
Lift your finger after the last letter.
A number of words based on the letters you've slided your fingers across are displayed.
Press arrow right 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.
Press the reuired number.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press SYM.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

13. 3b - 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 numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.
Press 1/3 to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

14. 3c - 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 write more numbers:
Press 123.
Press the required numbers.
Press ?#+ and then ABC to return to text input.
To key in symbols:
Press 123 and then ?#+.
Press 1/7 to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

15. 3d - Use handwriting 1

To key in letters:
Key in the required letters in the top left field or the top right field.
To key in numbers:
Key in the required numbers in the bottom left field.
To key in symbols:
Key in the required symbols in the bottom right field.
Your phone automatically suggests a letter, number or character matching what you've keyed in.

16. 3e - Use handwriting 2

To key in letters:
Press the symbol selection icon until ABC is displayed in the bottom left corner of the display.
To key in numbers:
Press the symbol selection icon until 123 is displayed in the bottom left corner of the display.
To key in symbols:
Press the symbol selection icon until ?#+ is displayed in the bottom left corner of the display.
Key in the required letters, numbers or symbols in the text input field.
Your phone automatically suggests a letter, number or character matching what you've keyed in.
To insert a space between two words:
Draw a horizontal line in the text input field.
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