Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Android 4.4.4

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 20

Find "Select input languages"

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

Step 2 of 20

Find "Select input languages"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 20

Find "Select input languages"

Press Language and input.

Step 4 of 20

Find "Select input languages"

Press the settings icon next to "Samsung keyboard".

Step 5 of 20

Find "Select input languages"

Press Select input languages.

Step 6 of 20

Add writing language

Press the required language to disable it.

Step 7 of 20

Add writing language

Press the required language to add it.

The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Step 8 of 20

Add writing language

Press the Return key.

Step 9 of 20

To turn on word suggestion

Press Predictive text.

Step 10 of 20

To turn on word suggestion

Press the indicator next to "Predictive text" to turn on the function.

If you turn on word suggestion, words are suggested as you key in letters.
Step 11 of 20

To turn on word suggestion

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Step 12 of 20

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 20

Write text

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

Step 14 of 20

Write text

Press the letter keys to write the required word.

Step 15 of 20

Write text

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

Step 16 of 20

Write symbols

Press Sym.

Step 17 of 20

Write symbols

Press the required numbers and symbols.

Step 18 of 20

Write symbols

Press 1/2 to see more symbols.

Step 19 of 20

Write symbols

Press ABC to return to text input.

Step 20 of 20

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Select input languages"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Language and input.
Press the settings icon next to "Samsung keyboard".
Press Select input languages.

2. Add writing language

Press the required language to disable it.
Press the required language to add it.
The selected language determines which characters are available and the language used for word suggestion.
Press the Return key.

3. To turn on word suggestion

Press Predictive text.
Press the indicator next to "Predictive 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 Sym.
Press the required numbers and symbols.
Press 1/2 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.