3. Text entry
You can use two methods for entering text and numbers:
Standard mode is the only way to enter text into the contacts list, and to
rename caller groups.
Predictive text is a quick and easy method for writing messages and creating a
■ Standard mode
Press a key once to insert the first letter on the key, twice for the second letter,
etc. If you pause briefly, the last letter in the display is accepted and your phone
awaits the next entry.
Press 0 to enter a space and accept a completed word.
Press 1 to enter a period (.).
Press * to display special characters. See more about special characters on the
Press # to change the text input mode. The following icons (not the descriptions)
appear in the upper left of the display screen:
Uppercase text: standard mode is on.
Lowercase text: standard mode is on.
Sentence case text: standard mode is on.
T e x t e n t r y
To switch to 123 mode from Abc mode, press and hold # at any message entry
screen until the icon in the upper left corner of the display switches from Abc to
123 (or vice versa).
to backspace the cursor and delete a character.
Select and hold
to backspace continuously and delete characters.
Punctuation and special characters
While at any text entry screen, press * to display special characters (press and hold *
if predictive text is on). To navigate through the list of special characters, use the
scroll key. Once a character is highlighted, select
to insert the character into
■ Predictive text input
Predictive text input allows you to write messages quickly using your keypad and
the built-in dictionary. It is much faster than the standard mode method, because
the phone guesses the words as you type them.
Activate or deactivate
At any text entry screen, select
T e x t e n t r y
This example describes text entry using predictive text. To write the word "Nokia"
with predictive text on, press each of the following displayed number keys once.
This illustration shows the text displayed on your screen as you press 6-6-5-4-2.
Predictive text estimates which of the three or four letters corresponds to the
number on the keypad you pressed, as shown:
When using predictive text:
Press 0 to enter a space between words.
If a displayed word is not correct, press * to display another match. To return to
the previous word in the list of matches, select
If ? appears after a word, select
to add the word to the dictionary.
Press 1 to insert a period into your message.
Press and hold * to display special characters. Press * again to cycle through all
Press # to switch predictive text on or off and to use predictive text in various
modes. As you press #, the following icons (not the descriptions) appear in the
upper left of the display screen:
Sentence case text: predictive text is on.
Lowercase text: predictive text is on.
C o n t a c t s