LG T505

LG T505

How to write text - LG T505

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

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2a - Select keypad type

Press the menu icon.

Keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Handwriting consists of one field. You can write several characters in the same field using handwriting.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Input method.

Keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Handwriting consists of one field. You can write several characters in the same field using handwriting.
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2a - Select keypad type

Press Keypad, Keyboard or Handwriting (depending on the current setting).

Keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Handwriting consists of one field. You can write several characters in the same field using handwriting.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

To select writing language for QWERTY keypad:
Press the language icon (a globe).

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the required language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

To select writing language for the phone keypad:
Press the menu icon.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press Writing language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
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2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

Press the required language.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press the menu icon.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Before you can turn word suggestion on or off, you need to select Keyboard in step 2a.
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2c - Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off

Press Show predictive list or Hide predictive list (depending on the current setting) to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Before you can turn word suggestion on or off, you need to select Keyboard in step 2a.
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2d - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad on or off

Press T9 to turn the 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 predictive text input on or off, you need to select Keypad in step 2a.
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2d - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad on or off

When the circle next to the menu item is green, predictive text input 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 predictive text input on or off, you need to select Keypad 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 handwriting, go to 3c.

Please note that the following steps require that you've selected a keypad type in step 2a.
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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 right to see more words.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123/@#^.

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3a - Use QWERTY keypad

Press the required numbers or the required symbols.

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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.
The dictionary displays words that match the letters you've keyed in. This is why the word changes as you key in letters.

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3b - Use phone keypad

If the wrong word is suggested when you've keyed in all the letters, you can search for the correct word in the dictionary:
Press the required word for more suggestions.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required word to insert it.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To write more numbers:
Press 123/@#*.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required numbers.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press @#*/abc and then abc/123 to return to text input.

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3b - Use phone keypad

To key in symbols:
Press 123/@#* and then @#*/abc.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press the required symbols.

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3b - Use phone keypad

Press abc/123 to return to text input.

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3c - Use handwriting

To key in letters:
Press the symbol selection icon until 123/@#* is displayed in the bottom right corner of the display.

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3c - Use handwriting

To key in numbers:
Press the symbol selection icon until @#*/abc is displayed in the bottom right corner of the display.

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3c - Use handwriting

To key in symbols:
Press the symbol selection icon until abc/123 is displayed in the bottom right corner of the display.

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3c - Use handwriting

Key in the required letters, numbers or symbols in the text input field.
Your phone automatically suggests a letter, number or character matching what you've keyed in.

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3c - Use handwriting

To insert a space between two words:
Press the space icon.

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.
LG T505

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 for QWERTY or phone keypad, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion for QWERTY keypad on or off, go to 2c.
Turn predictive text input for phone keypad on or off, go to 2d.
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3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press the menu icon.
Keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Handwriting consists of one field. You can write several characters in the same field using handwriting.
Press Input method.
Keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Handwriting consists of one field. You can write several characters in the same field using handwriting.
Press Keypad, Keyboard or Handwriting (depending on the current setting).
Keypad is a phone keypad with several letters on each key.
Keyboard is a keypad with one letter on each key.
Handwriting consists of one field. You can write several characters in the same field using handwriting.

4. 2b - Select writing language for QWERTY or phone keypad

To select writing language for QWERTY keypad:
Press the language icon (a globe).
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
To select writing language for the phone keypad:
Press the menu icon.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
Press Writing language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.
Press the required language.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the dictionary used for predictive text input and word suggestion.
Before you can change writing language, you need to select Keyboard or Keypad in step 2a.

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

Press the menu icon.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Before you can turn word suggestion on or off, you need to select Keyboard in step 2a.
Press Show predictive list or Hide predictive list (depending on the current setting) to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in the first letters.
Before you can turn word suggestion on or off, you need to select Keyboard in step 2a.

6. 2d - Turn predictive text input for phone keypad on or off

Press T9 to turn the 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 predictive text input on or off, you need to select Keypad in step 2a.
When the circle next to the menu item is green, predictive text input 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 predictive text input on or off, you need to select Keypad in step 2a.

7. 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 handwriting, go to 3c.
Please note that the following steps require that you've selected a keypad type in step 2a.
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8. 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 right to see more words.
To key in numbers or symbols:
Press 123/@#^.
Press the required numbers or the required symbols.
Press abc to return to text input.

9. 3b - Use phone keypad

Press once on each letter to write the required word.
The dictionary displays words that match the letters you've keyed in. This is why the word changes as you key in letters.
If the wrong word is suggested when you've keyed in all the letters, you can search for the correct word in the dictionary:
Press the required word for more suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one number:
Press and hold the key with the required number.
To write more numbers:
Press 123/@#*.
Press the required numbers.
Press @#*/abc and then abc/123 to return to text input.
To key in symbols:
Press 123/@#* and then @#*/abc.
Press the required symbols.
Press abc/123 to return to text input.

10. 3c - Use handwriting

To key in letters:
Press the symbol selection icon until 123/@#* is displayed in the bottom right corner of the display.
To key in numbers:
Press the symbol selection icon until @#*/abc is displayed in the bottom right corner of the display.
To key in symbols:
Press the symbol selection icon until abc/123 is displayed in the bottom right corner of the display.
Key in the required letters, numbers or symbols in the text input field.
Your phone automatically suggests a letter, number or character matching what you've keyed in.
To insert a space between two words:
Press the space icon.