Keyboard & Typing

Keyboard & Typing

How to manage your keyboard settings, use auto-complete, Swype, and one-handed operation.


Access/Edit Keyboard Settings & Layout

  • ACCESS KEYBOARD SETTINGS: When the keyboard is visible, select the Settings icon to access Keyboard settings. Keyboard settings allow you to change languages, keyboard layout & feedback, and adjust smart typing features.

    Note: To access keyboard settings outside of the keyboard screen, swipe down from the Notification bar then select the Settings icon > scroll to and select General management > select Language and input > On-screen keyboard > Samsung Keyboard.

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  • ONE-HANDED OPERATION: When the keyboard is visible, select the drop-down icon Modes. Select the One-handed keyboard icon.

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Typing Features

  • SWYPE: Select and drag across each letter of the desired word without removing your finger from the screen. Words will automatically be entered into the text field.

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  • AUTO-COMPLETE SUGGESTIONS: When typing a word, three suggestions will appear a the top of the keyboard. Select the desired suggestion to enter it into the text field.

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  • ZOOM LENS: While typing, select and hold text to display the Zoom lens. The Zoom lens allows you to more easily make selections and changes to text.

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    • EMOJIS: Select the Emoji key.
    • STICKERS: Select the Stickers key.
    • GIFS: Select the GIF key.
    • SPEECH-TO-TEXT: Select the Microphone key.
    • SYMBOLS: Select the Symbols key.

      Note: In the Symbols keyboard, you can access additional symbols by selecting the 1/2 key.

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