Keyboard & typing
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Keyboard & typing

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

  1. To access the keyboard, tap on a text entry field.
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  2. Tap the Shift key to capitalize the first letter typed.
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  3. Touch and hold the Shift key to activate CAPS Lock.
    Note: You can also press and hold a key to enter the alternate characters.
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  4. Tap the Sym icon to access symbols.
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  5. Tap the 1/2 icon to access more symbols.
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  6. Tap the desired auto-suggest word to add it.
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  7. To copy/cut text, touch and hold the desired text.
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  8. Touch, then drag the Selection bars to highlight the desired text.
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  9. Tap Copy to copy the selected text.
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  10. To paste copied text, touch and hold the Text field.
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  11. Tap Paste to paste copied/cut text.
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  12. To use the Swype feature, slide your finger across letters to enter text.
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  13. Tap the Microphone key to use the Speech-to-Text feature.
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  14. To access keyboard settings, touch and hold the Microphone icon.
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  15. Tap the Settings icon.
    Note: Alternatively you can access the keyboard settings by swiping down the Notifications bar from the home screen > tap the Settings icon > Under the MY DEVICE tab, tap Language and input > tap the desired keyboard.
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