Sony Xperia U

Sony Xperia U

How to write text - Sony Xperia U

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Text input is used in many of the phone functions, such as notes and messages. Follow these instructions to learn how to write text.

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Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.
The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

Step 2 of 23

Select QWERTY keypad

Press the settings icon.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 3 of 23

Select QWERTY keypad

Press Personalise keyboard.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
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Select QWERTY keypad

Press Portrait keyboard.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 5 of 23

Select QWERTY keypad

Press Full keyboard.

You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Step 6 of 23

Add language

Press Writing languages.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Please note that the language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two languages.
Step 7 of 23

Add language

Press the box next to the required language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Please note that the language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two languages.
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Add language

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

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Please note that the language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two languages.
Step 9 of 23

Add language

Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Please note that the language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two languages.
Step 10 of 23

Turn on word suggestion

Press the settings icon.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Step 11 of 23

Turn on word suggestion

Press Personalise keyboard.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Step 12 of 23

Turn on word suggestion

Press Text input settings.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Step 13 of 23

Turn on word suggestion

Press Word suggestions below Full keyboard.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Step 14 of 23

Turn on word suggestion

Press I write quickly and rely on auto correction.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Step 15 of 23

Turn on word suggestion

Press the Return key twice to return to text input.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Step 16 of 23

Write text

Press the language icon repeatedly to change writing language.

Step 17 of 23

Write text

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

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Write text

Press and drag the word suggestion bar left for more suggestions.

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Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press 12!?.

Step 21 of 23

Write numbers and symbols

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

Step 22 of 23

Write numbers and symbols

Press +=$ to see more symbols.

Step 23 of 23

Write numbers and symbols

Press Abc to return to text input.

1. Introduction

You can select a number of settings when keying in text.
The following steps show you how to change writing language, turn on word suggestion and write text.
The following steps require that you're writing text and that the keypad is visible.

2. Select QWERTY keypad

Press the settings icon.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Personalise keyboard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Portrait keyboard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.
Press Full keyboard.
You can choose between different keypads. These instructions describe how to write text using the QWERTY keypad.

3. Add language

Press Writing languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Please note that the language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two languages.
Press the box next to the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Please note that the language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two languages.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Please note that the language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two languages.
Press the Return key twice to return to text input.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Please note that the language icon isn't available until you've selected a least two languages.

4. Turn on word suggestion

Press the settings icon.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Personalise keyboard.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Text input settings.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press Word suggestions below Full keyboard.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press I write quickly and rely on auto correction.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Press the Return key twice to return to text input.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.

5. Write text

Press the language icon repeatedly to change writing language.
Press the letter keys to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press and drag the word suggestion bar left for more suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.

6. Write numbers and symbols

Press 12!?.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press +=$ to see more symbols.
Press Abc to return to text input.