Text modes

Text modes

To enter text (for example, when writing messages) you can use traditional or predictive text input.

  1. When you write text, press and hold Options to switch between traditional text input, indicated by qgn-stat-query.jpg, and predictive text input, indicated by qgn-stat-t9.jpg. Not all languages are supported by predictive text input.

The character cases are indicated by qgn-stat-case-mixed.jpg, qgn-stat-case-small.jpg, and qgn-stat-case-capital.jpg.

  1. To change the character case, press #. To change from the letter to number mode, indicated by qgn-stat-case-numeric.jpg, press and hold #, and select Number mode. To change from the number to the letter mode, press and hold #.

  1. To set the writing language, select Options > Writing language.

Traditional text input

Traditional text input
  1. Press a number key, 2-9, repeatedly until the desired character is displayed. The available characters depend on the selected writing language.

  1. If the next character you want is located on the same key as the present one, wait until the cursor appears, and enter the character .

  1. To insert common punctuation marks and special characters, press 1 repeatedly. To access the list of special characters, press *. To insert a space, press 0.

Predictive text input

Predictive text input

Predictive text input is based on a built-in dictionary to which you can also add new words.

  1. Start writing a word, using the keys 2 to 9. Press each key only once for one letter.

  2. To confirm a word, scroll right or add a space.

    • If the word is not correct, press * repeatedly, and select the word from the list.

    • If the ? character is displayed after the word, the word you intended to write is not in the dictionary. To add the word to the dictionary, select Spell. Enter the word using traditional text input, and select Save.

    • To write compound words, enter the first part of the word, and scroll right to confirm it. Write the last part of the word, and confirm the word.

  3. Start writing the next word.