Keyboard & typing

Keyboard & typing

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

  1. To access the keyboard, tap any Text field.
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  2. To enter text, tap the desired characters to enter them in the text field.
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  3. Tap the Shift icon to capitalize the next letter entered.
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  4. To enable Caps Lock, double-tap the Shift icon.
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  5. Tap the Delete key to remove a character. Touch and hold the Delete key to clear the text field.
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  6. Tap the '&123' key to access symbols and numbers.
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  7. Tap the Next key to view additional symbols.
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  8. Tap the 'abcd' key to return to the alphabet.
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  9. Tap the Emoticon key to access emoticons.
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  10. Tap the 'abc' key to return to the alphabet.
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  11. Tap the Microphone icon to enable speech to text.
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  12. To use Word Flow, touch and drag across each letter of the desired word without removing the finger from the screen.
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  13. If the resulting word does not match the desired word, tap the desired word in the Suggestion bar.
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  14. To copy and paste text, tap the desired text.
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  15. Touch and drag the Text Selection handles to highlight all the desired text.
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  16. Tap the Copy icon.
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  17. In the desired pasting location, tap the desired text field to place the cursor.
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  18. Tap the Paste icon.
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  19. The copied text is pasted in the desired location.
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  20. To access the keyboard options, swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal the Action Center.
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  22. Scroll to, then tap keyboard.
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  23. Tap the desired keyboard.
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  24. Change settings as desired.
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