Samsung Galaxy Y

Samsung Galaxy Y

How to write text - Samsung Galaxy Y

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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.
Choose one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 2a.
Add a language, go to 2b.
Select writing language, go to 2c.
Turn predictive text input on or off, go to 2d.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2e.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the settings icon.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Portrait keypad types.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press one of the following keypad types:
Qwerty Keypad

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2a - Select keypad type

3x4 Keypad

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2a - Select keypad type

Handwriting box 1

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2a - Select keypad type

Handwriting box 2

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the Return key to return to writing text.

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2b - Add a language

Press the settings icon.

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2b - Add a language

Press Input languages.

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2b - Add a language

Press the required languages to select them.

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2b - Add a language

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

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2b - Add a language

Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

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2c - Select writing language

Move your finger over Space to select writing language.

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2d - Turn predictive text input on or off

Press the settings icon.

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2d - Turn predictive text input on or off

Press XT9 to turn predictive text input on or off.

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2d - Turn predictive text input on or off

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

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2d - Turn predictive text input on or off

Press the Return key to go back to text input.

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2e - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the settings icon.

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2e - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press XT9 advanced settings.

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2e - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Word completion to turn word suggestion on or off.

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2e - Turn word suggestion on or off

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

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2e - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the Return key twice to return 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.
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Use handwriting 1, go to 3c.
Use handwriting 2, go to 3d.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the letter keys 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 the required word to insert it.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press arrow down for more suggestions.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

If required, press 1/3 to see more symbols.

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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 ABC to return to text input.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the letter keys 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 the required word to insert it.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow down for more suggestions.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in more numbers:
Press 123.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required numbers.

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3b - Use phone keypad

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

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3b - Use phone keypad

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

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3b - Use phone keypad

If required, press 1/7 to see more symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3c - 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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3c - Use handwriting 1

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

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3c - 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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3d - 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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3d - 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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3d - 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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3d - 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.

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 Y

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.
Add a language, go to 2b.
Select writing language, go to 2c.
Turn predictive text input on or off, go to 2d.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2e.
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3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press the settings icon.
Press Portrait keypad types.
Press one of the following keypad types:
Qwerty Keypad
3x4 Keypad
Handwriting box 1
Handwriting box 2
Press the Return key to return to writing text.

4. 2b - Add a language

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

5. 2c - Select writing language

Move your finger over Space to select writing language.

6. 2d - Turn predictive text input on or off

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

7. 2e - Turn word suggestion on or off

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

8. 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.
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Use handwriting 1, go to 3c.
Use handwriting 2, go to 3d.
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9. 3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the letter keys 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.
Press arrow down for more suggestions.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press ?123.
If required, press 1/3 to see more symbols.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

10. 3b - Use phone keypad

Press the letter keys 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.
Press arrow down for more suggestions.
To key in 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 ?#+.
If required, press 1/7 to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

11. 3c - 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.

12. 3d - 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.
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