Sony Xperia L

Sony Xperia L

How to write text - Sony Xperia L

Read help info

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages.

Sony Xperia L
Step 1 of 22

Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.

Step 2 of 22

Add writing language

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 3 of 22

Add writing language

Press Language & input.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 4 of 22

Add writing language

Press the settings icon next to "Xperia™ keybord".

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 5 of 22

Add writing language

Press Languages.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 6 of 22

Add writing language

Press Writing languages.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 7 of 22

Add writing language

Press the required language until it's selected.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 8 of 22

Add writing language

Press OK.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 9 of 22

Add writing language

Press the return icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 10 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press Text input settings.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 11 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press Word suggestions.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 12 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press I never want to have any words or letters replaced.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 13 of 22

Turn on word suggestion

Press the home icon to return to the home screen.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 14 of 22

How to write text

The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

Step 15 of 22

Write text

Press the language icon to select the required language.

The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.
Step 16 of 22

Write text

Press the letter keys to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.
Step 17 of 22

Write text

Press arrow right to see more words.

The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.
Step 18 of 22

Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.
Step 19 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

Press 12!?.

Step 20 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 21 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

Press +=$ to see more symbols.

Step 22 of 22

Write numbers and symbols

Press Abc to return to text input.

1. Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.
Sony Xperia L

2. Add writing language

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Language & input.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the settings icon next to "Xperia™ keybord".
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Writing languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the required language until it's selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press OK.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the return icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

3. Turn on word suggestion

Press Text input settings.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press Word suggestions.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press I never want to have any words or letters replaced.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the home icon to return to the home screen.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

4. How to write text

The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

5. Write text

Press the language icon to select the required language.
The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.
Press the letter keys to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.
Press arrow right to see more words.
The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.
Press the required word to insert it.
The language icon is only available if you've added at least two writing languages, see step 2.

6. Write numbers and symbols

Press 12!?.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press +=$ to see more symbols.
Press Abc to return to text input.
4gaccessoriesicon-app-storebasket-changebattery-lifebatterybill-pay-phones-icon4C91DB73-75FE-4565-8F69-BC6C675B1EA1binblockBrandsbroadband-iconbroadbandcalendarcallcameracasesChatchevron-downchevron-left chevron-right chevron-upclose closecollectionscommunitycontinuouscontractdashboarddatadownload-squareDownloadediterror-circleeyefacebookfilters foldergoidentityLessletterslocationMemorymenumessagemobilemy-vodafonenetwork_signaloperating-systemorderspayg-phones-iconF86C85F6-FFFF-4C62-8F9A-45D7251FC836paymentphotosplay-storeplayplusratingreportreturnroamingscreen-sizesearchsecure-netshoppingsimspinnersquarestechnologytick-simpletop-uptop-upTVtwittervaluevf-tv-iconvodafone warningWeightworld
Close dialog
Skip to content

Login to My Vodafone

Close dialog
Skip to content

Register with My Vodafone