How to use the keyboard, use speech-to-text, access keyboard settings, and more.
INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
Tap any Text field to access the keyboard.
Tap the Shift key to capitalize the first letter typed.
Touch and hold the Shift key to activate CAPS Lock.
Tap the Sym icon to access symbols.
Tap the 1/2 icon to access more symbols.
Tap the Alphabet icon to return to the standard keyboard.
While typing, autocomplete suggestions will display above the keyboard. Tap the desired 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.
To copy/cut text, touch then hold the desired text.
Touch, then drag the selection bars to highlight the desired text.
Tap Copy to copy the selected text.
Tap Cut to cut the selected text.
To paste copied/cut text, touch and hold the Text field.
Tap Paste to paste copied/cut text.
To access keyboard and input settings, touch and hold the Text icon, then tap the Settings icon. Note: Alternatively, access keyboard settings from the home screen by tapping Apps > Settings > My device > Language and input.