BlackBerry Torch 9810

BlackBerry Torch 9810

How to write text - BlackBerry Torch 9810

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

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Select text input settings

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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Find "Typing and Language"

Press the Menu key twice.

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Find "Typing and Language"

Press Options.

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Find "Typing and Language"

Press Typing and Language.

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Select option

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

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3a - Select writing language

Press Language and Method.

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3a - Select writing language

Press Virtual Keyboard Input.

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3a - Select writing language

Press the required language.

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3a - Select writing language

Press the Menu key.

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3a - Select writing language

Press Save.

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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Typing.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Style below Virtual Keyboard.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

To turn on word suggestions:
Press Predictive.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

To turn off word suggestion:
Press Direct.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the Menu key.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Save.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you've opened a note or a message and that the text input field field is active.
Select one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 4a.
Use full keypad, go to 4b.
Use phone keypad, go to 4c.
Use compact keypad, go to 4d.

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4a - Select keypad type

Press the Menu key.

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
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4a - Select keypad type

Press Enable Full Keyboard or Enable Reduced Keyboard (depending on the current setting).

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
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4a - Select keypad type

If you select Enable Reduced Keyboard:

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
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4a - Select keypad type

Press the Menu key.

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
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4a - Select keypad type

Press Enable SureType or Enable Multi-Tap (depending on the current setting).

Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
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4b - Use full keypad

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

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4b - Use full keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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4b - Use full keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press &%123.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press &% to see more symbols.

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4b - Use full keypad

Press the required symbols.

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4c - Use phone keypad

Press ABC once to write A, twice to write B, three times to write C.
Wait until the cursor moves to the right if you want to write two letters in succession on the same key.

Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.
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4c - Use phone keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123 or &%.

Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.
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4c - Use phone keypad

Press 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.

Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.
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4c - Use phone keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.
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4d - Use compact keypad

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

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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4d - Use compact keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123 or &%.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.

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4d - Use compact keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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Exit

Press Disconnect.

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Exit

Press the Return key to return to standby mode.

1. Select text input settings

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.
BlackBerry Torch 9810

2. Find "Typing and Language"

Press the Menu key twice.
Press Options.
Press Typing and Language.

3. Select option

Select one of the following options:
Select writing language, go to 3a.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 3b.
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4. 3a - Select writing language

Press Language and Method.
Press Virtual Keyboard Input.
Press the required language.
Press the Menu key.
Press Save.

5. 3b - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Typing.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Style below Virtual Keyboard.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
To turn on word suggestions:
Press Predictive.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
To turn off word suggestion:
Press Direct.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press the Menu key.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Save.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

6. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when word suggestion is turned on. The following steps require that you've opened a note or a message and that the text input field field is active.
Select one of the following options:
Select keypad type, go to 4a.
Use full keypad, go to 4b.
Use phone keypad, go to 4c.
Use compact keypad, go to 4d.
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7. 4a - Select keypad type

Press the Menu key.
Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Enable Full Keyboard or Enable Reduced Keyboard (depending on the current setting).
Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
If you select Enable Reduced Keyboard:
Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
Press the Menu key.
Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Enable SureType or Enable Multi-Tap (depending on the current setting).
Enable Full Keyboard is a full keypad with one letter on each key.
Enable Multi-Tap is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Enable SureType is a compact keypad with several letters on each key.

8. 4b - Use full keypad

Press once on each letter key 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.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press &%123.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press &% to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols.

9. 4c - Use phone keypad

Press ABC once to write A, twice to write B, three times to write C.
Wait until the cursor moves to the right if you want to write two letters in succession on the same key.
Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123 or &%.
Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.
Press 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.
Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Please note that word suggestion isn't available for the phone keypad.

10. 4d - Use compact keypad

Press once on each letter key 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.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123 or &%.
Press 1/3 or 2/3 to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.

11. Exit

Press Disconnect.
Press the Return key to return to standby mode.