Apple iPad 2 with 3G iOS 4

Apple iPad 2 with 3G

iOS 4

How to write text - Apple iPad 2 with 3G iOS 4

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There are various ways of entering text when you write notes or email messages. Follow these instructions to learn how to write text.

Apple iPad 2 with 3G iOS 4
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Select text input settings

Text input is used in many of the device functions, eg notes and messages. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

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Find "Keyboard"

Press Settings.

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Find "Keyboard"

Press General.

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Find "Keyboard"

Press Keyboard.

Apple iPad 2 with 3G iOS 4
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Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3a.
Add writing language, go to 3b.
Select keypad type, go to 3c.

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3a - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the indicator next to Auto-Correction.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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3b - Add writing language

Press International Keyboards.

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3b - Add writing language

Press Add New Keyboard....

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3b - Add writing language

Press the required language.

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3b - Add writing language

Press Keyboard at the top of the display.

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3c - Select keypad type

Press International Keyboards.

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3c - Select keypad type

Press the required language.

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3c - Select keypad type

Press the required keypad type below Choose a Software Keyboard Layout.

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3c - Select keypad type

When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.

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3c - Select keypad type

Press Keyboards at the top of the display.

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3c - Select keypad type

Press Keyboard at the top of the display.

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Save settings

Press the Home key to save the settings and return to standby mode.

Apple iPad 2 with 3G iOS 4
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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the device keypad when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you've opened eg a note or an email message and that the keypad is active.

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Select writing language

Press the writing language icon (a globe) until the required language has been selected.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
Before you can select the required writing language, you need to add the language, see step 3b.
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Write text

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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Write text

Press Space to insert the suggested word.

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Write text

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press .?123.

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Write text

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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Write text

Press #+= to see more symbols.

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Write text

Press ABC to return to text input.

1. Select text input settings

Text input is used in many of the device functions, eg notes and messages. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.
Apple iPad 2 with 3G iOS 4

2. Find "Keyboard"

Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Keyboard.

3. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3a.
Add writing language, go to 3b.
Select keypad type, go to 3c.
Apple iPad 2 with 3G iOS 4

4. 3a - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the indicator next to Auto-Correction.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

5. 3b - Add writing language

Press International Keyboards.
Press Add New Keyboard....
Press the required language.
Press Keyboard at the top of the display.

6. 3c - Select keypad type

Press International Keyboards.
Press the required language.
Press the required keypad type below Choose a Software Keyboard Layout.
When a keypad type is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press Keyboards at the top of the display.
Press Keyboard at the top of the display.

7. Save settings

Press the Home key to save the settings and return to standby mode.

8. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the device keypad when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you've opened eg a note or an email message and that the keypad is active.
Apple iPad 2 with 3G iOS 4

9. Select writing language

Press the writing language icon (a globe) until the required language has been selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which language that is used for word suggestion.
Before you can select the required writing language, you need to add the language, see step 3b.

10. Write text

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 Space to insert the suggested word.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press .?123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press #+= to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.