Keyboard & typing
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Nokia Lumia 820

Keyboard & typing

How to use the keyboard, use speech-to-text, access keyboard settings, and more.

  1. To enter text, tap the desired characters to enter them in the text field.
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  2. Tap the Shift icon to capitalize the next letter entered.
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  3. To enable Caps Lock, double-tap the Shift icon.
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  4. Tap the Delete key to remove a character. Touch and hold the Delete key to clear the text field.
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  5. Tap the '&123' key to access symbols and numbers.
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  6. Tap the Next icon to view additional symbols.
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  7. Tap the 'abcd' key to return to the alphabet.
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  8. Tap the Emoticon key to access emoticons.
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  9. Tap the 'abc' key to return to the alphabet.
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  10. Tap the Voice icon to enable speech to text.
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  11. To use Word Flow, touch and drag across each letter of the desired word without removing the finger from the screen.
    Note: For this demonstration, 'Yesterday' was entered.
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  12. If the resulting word does not match the desired word, tap the desired word in the Suggestion bar.
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  13. To copy and paste text, tap the desired text.
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  14. Touch and drag the Text Selection handles to highlight all the desired text.
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  15. Tap the Copy icon.
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  16. In the desired pasting location, tap the desired text field to place the cursor.
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  17. Tap the Paste icon.
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  18. The copied text is pasted in the desired location.
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