Keyboard & typing

Keyboard & typing

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

  1. To access the keyboard, tap the desired text field.
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  2. Tap keyboard icons to input the desired characters.
    Note: You can also press and hold a key to enter the alternate characters.
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  3. Tap the Shift icon to capitalize the next input letter. Tap again to enable CAPS lock. Tap once more to return to lowercase input.
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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 Alphabet icon to return to the standard keyboard.
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  7. While typing, autocomplete suggestions will appear above the keyboard. Tap a suggestion to input.
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  8. To use the Swype feature, touch and drag across the keyboard to spell out the desired word, then release.
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  9. To copy/cut text, touch and hold the desired text.
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  10. Touch, then drag the selection bars to highlight the desired text.
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  11. Tap Copy to copy the selected text.
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  12. Tap Cut to cut the selected text.
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  13. To paste copied/cut text, navigate to then touch and hold within the desired text field.
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  14. Tap Paste to paste copied/cut text.
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  15. Tap the Microphone icon to use the Speech-to-Text feature.
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  16. Touch and hold the Microphone icon to access settings and change the keyboard mode.
    Note: To access the keyboard from the home screen, swipe down, then tap the Settings icon > MY DEVICE > Language and input > Samsung keyboard.
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