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Keyboard & Typing

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

  1. To access the keyboard, select a Text entry field.
    Note: The Messaging App was used for this tutorial.
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  2. Select the Shift arrow key to capitalize the next letter entered.
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  3. To enable Caps Lock, touch and hold the Shift arrow key.
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  4. To access symbols, numbers, and emojis select the Symbols key.
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  5. To access emoticons, select and hold the Symbols key button then select the Smile face emoticon.
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  6. Select the ABC key to return to the alphabet.
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  7. To use Auto-complete suggestions, begin typing the Desired word, then select the Desired suggestion.
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  8. To use Swype, touch and drag across each letter of the Desired word without removing your finger from the screen.
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  9. To use Speech-to-text, select the Microphone icon and begin speaking your Desired message.
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  10. To copy and paste text, select and hold the Desired text. Touch and drag the Text Selection handles to highlight all the Desired text.
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  11. Select COPY.
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  12. In the Desired pasting location, select and hold the Desired text field to place the cursor, then select PASTE.
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  13. To use One-handed operation, select and hold the Comma key, then drag to and select the One-handed operation icon.
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  14. To access additional Keyboard settings, select and hold the Comma key, then drag to and select the Settings icon.
    Note: To access additional keyboard settings, swipe down from the Notification bar then select Settings > Language & input.
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  15. Select Google Keyboard settings.
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