Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

How to write text - Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
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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 one of these functions is open and that the text input 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.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2c.

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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 Default input.

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2b - Select writing language

To select available languages:
Press and hold the settings icon.

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2b - Select writing language

Press Writing languages.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the box next to the required 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 to return to the active function.

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2b - Select writing language

To change language:
If required, press the text input field.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the language icon repeatedly to select the required language.

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2b - Select writing language

The selected language is displayed.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press and hold the settings icon.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Quick text settings.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Word suggestions.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the required setting.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the Return key twice to return to the active function.

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Write text

This step describes how to write text when word suggestion is turned on.
Press once on each letter to write the required word.

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Write text

A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
If required, press arrow right to see more word suggestions.

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Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

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Write text

To key in one or more digits:
Press 12!?.

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Write text

Press the required numbers to insert them.

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Write text

Press Abc to return to text input.

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Write text

To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12!?.

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Write text

Press 1|2 to see more symbols.

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Write text

Press the required symbols to insert them.

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Write text

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 one of these functions is open and that the text input field is active.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

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.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2c.
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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 Default input.

4. 2b - Select writing language

To select available languages:
Press and hold the settings icon.
Press Writing languages.
Press the box next to the required language.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the Return key twice to return to the active function.
To change language:
If required, press the text input field.
Press the language icon repeatedly to select the required language.
The selected language is displayed.

5. 2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press and hold the settings icon.
Press Quick text settings.
Press Word suggestions.
Press the required setting.
Press the Return key twice to return to the active function.

6. Write text

This step describes how to write text when word suggestion is turned on.
Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
If required, press arrow right to see more word suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press 12!?.
Press the required numbers to insert them.
Press Abc to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12!?.
Press 1|2 to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols to insert them.
Press Abc to return to text input.
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