Text Input Methods

On-screen Keyboard

You can easily enter text using the on-screen keyboard. The on-screen keyboard displays automatically when you need to enter text. To manually display the keyboard, simply touch a text field where you want to enter text.

  1. Toggles between different languages.

  2. Toggles from 123/SYM mode to ABC mode.

Typing tips

Enter other characters

From the numbers keyboard, touch the Symbols Key .

Touch the Numbers Key or the Letters Key to exit from the symbols keyboard.

Enter one capital letter

Touch the Shift Key .

Enter all capital letters

Touch the Shift Key twice.

Touch again to revert to lowercase.

Highlight text

Double-tap a word to highlight it. To highlight a range of text, double-tap the screen, then drag the blue highlight markers to highlight the text you want.

Cut or copy selected text

Touch and hold the highlighted text, then touch Cut or Copy in the Context menu.

Paste cut or copied text

Touch and hold the location to paste the text, then touch Paste in the Context menu.

Delete a character

Touch the Delete Key .

Language toggle

Touch and hold the Language Key to open a menu to set alternate languages. Then while typing, simply touch the Language Key to toggle between your language keyboards.

Text input settings

To change your text entry settings and see the dictionary of terms you’ve used, from the Home screen, touch the Apps Key > Settings > Language & keyboard.

  • To change the default language, touch Select language, then touch the language you want to use.