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Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia Lumia 520

How to write text

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


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.
2. Find "keyboard"
  • Slide your finger left on the display.
  • Press Settings.
  • Press keyboard.
3. Add writing language
  • Press add keyboards.
  • Press the required language to add it.
  • Press the confirm icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
4. Turn on word suggestion
  • Press the required language.
  • Press Suggest text until the display tells you that the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
5. Return to the home screen
  • Press the Home key to save the settings and return to the home screen.
6. How to write text
  • The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.
7. Write text
  • Press the language key until the required writing language has been selected.
  • Press the letter keys to key in the required word.
  • A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
  • Press and drag the bar containing the suggested words left for more suggestions.
  • Press the required word to insert it.
8. Write numbers and symbols
  • Press &123.
  • Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
  • Press arrow right to see more symbols.
  • Press abcd to return to text input.