Samsung A197 Cell Phone User Manual

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While in ABC mode, a short press of the key changes the
text case between the ABC, Abc, abc, and 123 mode.
While in T9 mode, a short press of the key changes the text
case between
Press and hold the key to access the Symbol mode. Press the
number key corresponding to the symbol you want to enter. Use the Up
and Down navigation keys to scroll through the available symbols.
Press the Cancel soft key to exit.
Using T9 Mode
T9 Predictive Text input mode is based on a built-in dictionary.
Enter a Word in T9 Mode
1. In T9 mode, begin entering a word by pressing the 2 to 9
keys. Press each key only once for each letter. The built-in
dictionary lists words that match the keystrokes you
have entered.
Example: To enter “Hello”, press
, , , ,
The word that you are typing appears in the display. It may
change with each key that you press.
2. Enter the whole word before editing or deleting
the keystrokes.
3. When the word displays correctly, continue to step 4.
4. If the word does not display correctly, press the key to
display alternative word choices for the keys pressed.
Both “Of” and “Me” have the and keys. The phone
displays the most commonly used choice first.
5. Insert a space by pressing the key and enter the
next word.
Adding a New Word to the T9 Dictionary
1. After pressing the keys corresponding to the word you
want to add, press the key to display the
alternative words.
2. When the last alternative word is displayed, Spell displays.
Press the Spell soft key or the key.
3. Enter the word you want to add using ABC mode.
4. Press the Add soft key or the key.
The word is added to the T9 dictionary and becomes the
first word for the associated keypress series.