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How to write text - HTC Wildfire S

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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, such as notes and messages. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

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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.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2d.
Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2e.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the language.

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

Press Settings.

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

Press Keyboard types.

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

Press Standard, Phone or Compact.

Standard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact 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 predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2b - Select writing language

If the required language is not on the list:
Press Settings.

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

Press International keyboard.

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

Press the required language to select the language.

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

When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.

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

Press the Return key twice.

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

Press the required writing language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the language.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Settings.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Text input.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Prediction to turn word suggestion on or off.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

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

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the language.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Settings.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Text input.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Word completion to turn word suggestion on or off.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

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

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
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2e - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press XT9 ABC to turn this function on or off.

If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Before you can turn on predictive text input, you need to select Phone or Compact in step 2a.
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2e - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

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

If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Before you can turn on predictive text input, you need to select Phone or Compact 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 suggestion are turned on.
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've 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 a number or symbol:
Press and hold the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol until the number or symbol 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

If required, 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've 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've 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, such as notes and messages. The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.
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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.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2d.
Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2e.
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3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press the language.
Standard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Settings.
Standard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Keyboard types.
Standard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact is a QWERTY keypad with several letters on each key.
Press Standard, Phone or Compact.
Standard is a QWERTY keypad with one letter on each key.
Phone is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Compact 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 predictive text input and word suggestion.
If the required language is not on the list:
Press Settings.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press International keyboard.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press the required language to select the language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press the Return key twice.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press the language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Press the required writing language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and which dictionary that is used for predictive text input and word suggestion.

5. 2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the language.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Settings.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Text input.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Prediction to turn word suggestion on or off.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

6. 2d - Turn word suggestion for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the language.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Settings.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Text input.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Word completion to turn word suggestion on or off.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is turned on.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

7. 2e - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad and compact QWERTY keypad on or off

Press XT9 ABC to turn this function on or off.
If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Before you can turn on predictive text input, you need to select Phone or Compact in step 2a.
When XT9 is displayed on a green background, the function is turned on.
If you turn on predictive text input, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Before you can turn on predictive text input, you need to select Phone or Compact 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 suggestion are turned on.
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've keyed in are displayed.
Press the required word to insert it.
Press arrow down to see more words.
To key in a number or symbol:
Press and hold the key with the required number or the key with the required symbol until the number or symbol is displayed.
To key in more numbers or symbols:
Press 12#.
If required, 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've 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've 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.