Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

How to write text - Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
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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, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2c.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press and hold the text input field until a pop-up menu is displayed.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Input method.

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2a - Select keypad type

Press Default input.

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2b - Select writing language

To select available languages:
Press and hold the settings icon.

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2b - Select writing language

Press Writing languages.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the box next to the required language.

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2b - Select writing language

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

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2b - Select writing language

Press the Return key to return to writing letters.

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2b - Select writing language

To change language:
Press the text input field.

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2b - Select writing language

Press the language icon the necessary number of times to select the required language.

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2b - Select writing language

The selected language is displayed.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press and hold the settings icon.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Quick text settings.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press Word suggestions.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the required setting.

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2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press the Return key twice to return to the text input field.

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Write text

This step describes how to write text when word suggestion is turned on.
Press the letter keys to key in the required word.

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Write text

A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
If required, press arrow right to see more word suggestions.

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Write text

Press the required word to insert it.

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Write text

To key in one or more digits:
Press 12!?.

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Write text

Press the required numbers to insert them.

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Write text

Press Abc to return to text input.

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Write text

To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12!?.

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Write text

Press 1|2 to see more symbols.

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Write text

Press the required symbols to insert them.

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Write text

Press Abc to return to text input.

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.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

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, go to 2b.
Turn word suggestion on or off, go to 2c.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

3. 2a - Select keypad type

Press and hold the text input field until a pop-up menu is displayed.
Press Input method.
Press Default input.

4. 2b - Select writing language

To select available languages:
Press and hold the settings icon.
Press Writing languages.
Press the box next to the required language.
When the box next to the language is ticked (V), it's selected.
Press the Return key to return to writing letters.
To change language:
Press the text input field.
Press the language icon the necessary number of times to select the required language.
The selected language is displayed.

5. 2c - Turn word suggestion on or off

Press and hold the settings icon.
Press Quick text settings.
Press Word suggestions.
Press the required setting.
Press the Return key twice to return to the text input field.

6. Write text

This step describes how to write text when word suggestion is turned on.
Press the letter keys to key in the required word.
A number of words based on the letters you've keyed in are displayed.
If required, press arrow right to see more word suggestions.
Press the required word to insert it.
To key in one or more digits:
Press 12!?.
Press the required numbers to insert them.
Press Abc to return to text input.
To key in one or more symbols:
Press 12!?.
Press 1|2 to see more symbols.
Press the required symbols to insert them.
Press Abc to return to text input.