Keyboard & Typing
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Keyboard & Typing

Cut and paste, use speech-to-text, and access keyboard settings.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. If the keyboard does not appear automatically, tap any Text entry field to display the keyboard.
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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 icon to view additional symbols.
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  8. Tap the 'abc' 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 Microphone icon to enable speech to text.
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  11. 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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  12. If the resulting word does not match the desired word, tap the Desired word in the Suggestion bar.
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  13. To copy and paste text, tap the Desired text.
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  14. Touch and drag the Text Selection handles to highlight all the desired text.
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  15. Tap the Copy icon.
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  16. In the desired pasting location, tap the Desired text field to place the cursor.
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  17. Tap the Paste icon.
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  18. The copied text is pasted in the Desired location.
    Note: To access keyboard settings go to Settings > Time + Languages > Keyboard
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