Microsoft Lumia 550

Microsoft Lumia 550

Windows Phone 10.0

How to write text

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

Step 1 of 19

Find "Keyboard"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 19

Find "Keyboard"

Press All settings.

Step 3 of 19

Find "Keyboard"

Press Time & language.

Step 4 of 19

Find "Keyboard"

Press Keyboard.

Step 5 of 19

Add writing language

Press Add keyboards.

Step 6 of 19

Add writing language

Press the required language to add it.

Step 7 of 19

Add writing language

Press the confirm icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 8 of 19

To turn on word suggestion

Press the required language.

Step 9 of 19

To turn on word suggestion

Press Suggest text to turn on the function.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in letters.
Step 10 of 19

To turn on word suggestion

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Step 11 of 19

Write text

Open a new note, message or email message to bring up the keypad and your phone is ready for text input.

Step 12 of 19

Write text

Slide your finger right or left on space to select the required language.

Step 13 of 19

Write text

Press the letter keys to write the required word.

Step 14 of 19

Write text

The word suggestions are displayed as you write. Press the required word to insert it.

Step 15 of 19

Write symbols

Press &123.

Step 16 of 19

Write symbols

Press the required numbers and symbols.

Step 17 of 19

Write symbols

Press arrow right to see more symbols.

Step 18 of 19

Write symbols

Press abc to return to text input.

Step 19 of 19

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Keyboard"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press All settings.
Press Time & language.
Press Keyboard.

2. 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.

3. To turn on word suggestion

Press the required language.
Press Suggest text to turn on the function.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in letters.
Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

4. Write text

Open a new note, message or email message to bring up the keypad and your phone is ready for text input.

5. Write text

Slide your finger right or left on space to select the required language.
Press the letter keys to write the required word.
The word suggestions are displayed as you write. Press the required word to insert it.

6. Write symbols

Press &123.
Press the required numbers and symbols.
Press arrow right to see more symbols.
Press abc to return to text input.

7. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.