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How to write text - BlackBerry Passport

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

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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.

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Find "Input Languages"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top edge of the display.
Press Settings.

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Find "Input Languages"

Press Language and Input.

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Find "Input Languages"

Press Input Languages.

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Add writing language

Press the indicator next to "Language detection" until the function is turned on.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press Add/Remove Languages.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press the box next to the required language until the language is selected.

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

Add writing language

Press Save.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Add writing language

Press the return icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
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Turn on word suggestion

Press Prediction and Correction.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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Turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to "Show Predictions" until the function is turned on.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Step 12 of 19

Turn on word suggestion

Press the return icon.

When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
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Step 13 of 19

Return to the home screen

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

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How to write text

The following steps require that you're writing text.

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Write text

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

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Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press @123.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press the required number or the required symbol.

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Write numbers and symbols

Press the field on the right side of the display to see more symbols.

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.
BlackBerry Passport

2. Find "Input Languages"

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

3. Add writing language

Press the indicator next to "Language detection" until the function is turned on.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Add/Remove Languages.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the box next to the required language until the language is selected.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press Save.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the return icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.

4. Turn on word suggestion

Press Prediction and Correction.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the indicator next to "Show Predictions" until the function is turned on.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
Press the return icon.
When you turn on word suggestion, words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.

5. Return to the home screen

Slide your finger upwards starting from the bottom edge of the display to return to the home screen.
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6. How to write text

The following steps require that you're writing text.
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7. Write text

Press once on each letter key 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.

8. Write numbers and symbols

Press @123.
Press the required number or the required symbol.
Press the field on the right side of the display to see more symbols.