BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry 10.3.1

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 "Input Languages"

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

Step 2 of 19

Find "Input Languages"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 19

Find "Input Languages"

Press Language and Input.

Step 4 of 19

Find "Input Languages"

Press Input Languages.

Step 5 of 19

Add writing language

Press the indicator next to "Language detection" to turn off the function.

Step 6 of 19

Add writing language

Press Add/Remove Languages.

Step 7 of 19

Add writing language

Press the box next to the required language to add it as a writing language.

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

Add writing language

Press Save.

Step 9 of 19

To turn on word suggestion

Press Prediction and Correction.

Step 10 of 19

To turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to "Show Predictions" to turn on the function.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in letters.
Step 11 of 19

To turn on word suggestion

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

Step 12 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 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. Slide the required word suggestion upwards 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 &% 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

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Input Languages"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press Settings.
Press Language and Input.
Press Input Languages.

2. Add writing language

Press the indicator next to "Language detection" to turn off the function.
Press Add/Remove Languages.
Press the box next to the required language to add it as a writing language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Save.

3. To turn on word suggestion

Press Prediction and Correction.
Press the indicator next to "Show Predictions" to turn on the function.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in letters.
Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen 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

Press the letter keys to write the required word.
The word suggestions are displayed as you write. Slide the required word suggestion upwards to insert it.

6. Write symbols

Press ?123.
Press the required numbers and symbols.
Press &% to see more symbols.
Press ABC to return to text input.

7. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom of the screen to return to the home screen.