How to use the keyboard, use speech-to-text, access keyboard settings, and more.
INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
To access the keyboard, tap on a text entry field.
Tap keyboard icons to input the desired characters.
Tap the Shift icon to capitalize the next input letter. Tap again to enable CAPS lock. Tap once more to return to lowercase input.
Touch and hold an icon to access associated special characters.
Tap the 123 Sym icon to access symbols and special characters.
Tap the 1/2 icon to access additional symbols.
Tap the ABC icon to return to the standard keyboard.
While typing, autocomplete suggestions will display above the keyboard. Tap a suggestion to automatically enter it into the text field.
To input text using Swype, slide a finger from one letter of a word to the next, lifting only between words.
Tap the Microphone icon to use speech-to-text input.
To copy/cut text, touch and hold the desired text.
Drag the selection bars to highlight the desired text.
Tap Cut to cut the selected text. Tap Copy to copy the selected text.
To paste copied/cut text, touch and hold within a Text field.
To access keyboard and input settings, touch and hold the Microphone icon. Note: Alternatively, access keyboard settings from the home screen by tapping Apps > Settings > My device tab > Language and input