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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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Introduction

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, e.g. 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.
Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad, go to 2c.
Activate or deactivate word completion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad, go to 2d.
Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad, go to 2e.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the language.

QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone Keypad The is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Settings.

QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone Keypad The is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Keyboard types.

QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone Keypad The is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press QWERTY, Phone Keypad or Compact QWERTY.

QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone Keypad The is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
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2b - Select writing language

Press the language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for word completion.
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2b - Select writing language

Press the required language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for word completion.
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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press the language.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press Settings.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press Text input.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press Prediction to activate or deactivate the function.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2d - Activate or deactivate word completion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

Press the language.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2d - Activate or deactivate word completion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

Press Settings.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2d - Activate or deactivate word completion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

Press Text input.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2d - Activate or deactivate word completion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

Press Word completion to activate or deactivate the function.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2d - Activate or deactivate word completion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.

If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
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2e - Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

Press XT9 ABC to activate or deactivate this function.

If you activate predictive text input, words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Before you can activate predictive text input, you need to select Phone Keypad or Compact QWERTY in step 2a.
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2e - Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

When XT9 is displayed on a green background, the function is activated.

If you activate predictive text input, words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Before you can activate predictive text input, you need to select Phone Keypad or Compact QWERTY in step 2a.
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How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text input and word completion are activated.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Use compact QWERTY keypad, go to 3c.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

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

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press arrow down to see more words.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press 1/2 to see more symbols.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3b - Use phone keypad

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

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow down to see more words.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press arrow up or arrow down to see more symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

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

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press arrow down to see more words.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press arrow up or arrow down to see more symbols.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press ABC to return to text input.

1. Introduction

Text input is used in many of the phone functions, e.g. 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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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.
Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad, go to 2c.
Activate or deactivate word completion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad, go to 2d.
Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad, go to 2e.
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3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press the language.
QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone Keypad The is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Settings.
QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone Keypad The is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Keyboard types.
QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone Keypad The is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press QWERTY, Phone Keypad or Compact QWERTY.
QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone Keypad The is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact QWERTY The keypad is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.

4. 2b - Select writing language

Press the language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for word completion.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for word completion.

5. 2c - Activate or deactivate word completion for QWERTY keypad

Press the language.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Press Settings.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Press Text input.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Press Prediction to activate or deactivate the function.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.

6. 2d - Activate or deactivate word completion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

Press the language.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Press Settings.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Press Text input.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
Press Word completion to activate or deactivate the function.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.
If you activate word completion, word suggestions are displayed when you key in the first letters.

7. 2e - Activate or deactivate predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad

Press XT9 ABC to activate or deactivate this function.
If you activate predictive text input, words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Before you can activate predictive text input, you need to select Phone Keypad or Compact QWERTY in step 2a.
When XT9 is displayed on a green background, the function is activated.
If you activate predictive text input, words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Before you can activate predictive text input, you need to select Phone Keypad or Compact QWERTY in step 2a.

8. How to write text

The following steps describe how to use the different keypad types when predictive text input and word completion are activated.
Choose one of the following options:
Use QWERTY keypad, go to 3a.
Use phone keypad, go to 3b.
Use compact QWERTY keypad, go to 3c.
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9. 3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Press the required word to insert it.
Press arrow down to see more words.
To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
Press 1/2 to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press ABC to return to text input.

10. 3b - Use phone keypad

Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Press the required word to insert it.
Press arrow down to see more words.
To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
Press arrow up or arrow down to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press ABC to return to text input.

11. 3c - Use compact QWERTY keypad

Press once on each letter to write the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you have keyed in are displayed.
Press the required word to insert it.
Press arrow down to see more words.
To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number until the number is displayed.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
Press arrow up or arrow down to see more symbols.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press ABC to return to text input.