Messaging: T-Mobile Dash 3G

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E-mail

Account – add new e-mail account

How to add a POP3 or IMAP e-mail account

 

To set up an e-mail account in the e-mail client, follow these steps:

 

Note: To receive e-mail messages, you must sign up for a qualifying data plan.

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Set Up E-mail.
  3. Scroll to and select your e-mail provider.
  4. If necessary, read and accept the Terms of Use.
  5. Enter your e-mail address or screen name and password.
    Note: The password is case sensitive. Press the CAPS key and then press the letter key. To type numbers and symbols, press the Alt key and then press the key with the desired number or symbol 
  6. If desired, scroll to and select Save Password to clear the check box.
  7. Select Next.
  8. Select Finish.

 

Account – change settings

 

How to change e-mail account settings

 

To change the settings for an e-mail account, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Scroll to and select Tools.
  6. Scroll to and select Options.
  7. Scroll to and select from the following to change settings:
    • Display
    • Sending
    • Signatures
    • Account Settings
    • Setup E-mail
    • Security Settings
    • Other

 

Account – delete accounts

 

How to delete an e-mail account

 

To delete an e-mail account, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to the desired e-mail account.
    Note: Do not select the account name. This opens the account instead
  4. Select Menu, Delete.
  5. Select Yes to confirm.

 

Account – switch between accounts

How to switch between e-mail accounts

 

To switch between e-mail accounts, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Scroll to and select Tools.
  6. Scroll to and select Switch Accounts.
  7. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.

 

Account – corporate email

  1. From the Home screen press Start.
  2. Scroll down and  select Set Up E-Mail.
  3. Select Outlook Setup.
  4. Press Menu.
  5. Select Configure Server, or Add Server Source.
  6. In the E-Mail address field, enter your e-mail address.
  7. Select Next.
  8. In the Password and Domain fields, enter the information.
    • Note: Contact your IT department for this information.
  9. Select  Next.
  10. In the Server address field, enter th server address.
    • Note: Contact your IT department for this information.
  11. Select Next.
  12. Clear each check box for items you do not want to synchronize:
    • Contacts
    • Calendar
    • E-mail
    • Tasks
  13. Select  Finish.
  14. Wait as ActiveSync begin downloading Outlook data from the server and transferring it to your device. Once the setup is complete, you see the icon below when you are in the Messaging window.

 

Alert – set incoming

How to turn on or turn off e-mail alerts from the device

 

To turn on or turn off e-mail alerts, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Settings.
  3. Scroll to and select Sounds.
  4. Scroll to and select New e-mail.
  5. Scroll to and select the desired notification sound.
  6. Select Done.

 

Attachment - add

 

How to attach media files to e-mail messages

 

To attach files to e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Scroll to and select New.
  6. Enter the e-mail address, subject, and message.
  7. Select Menu.
  8. Scroll to and select Insert.
  9. Scroll to and select either Picture, Voice Note, or File.
  10. Scroll to and select the desired folder and file.
  11. Select Send.

 

E-mail message - delete

 

How to delete e-mail messages

 

To delete e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.
  4. Scroll to and select the message you want to delete.
  5. Select Delete.

 

E-mail message - forward

 

How to forward e-mail messages

 

To forward e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.
  4. Scroll to the message you want to forward.
  5. Select Menu.
  6. Scroll to and select Reply.
  7. Scroll to and select Forward.
  8. Enter the desired e-mail address for the person you want to contact.
  9. Select Send.

 

E-mail message - read

 

How to read e-mail messages

 

To read e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.
  4. Scroll and select the message you want to read.

 

E-mail message - reply

 

How to reply to e-mail messages

 

To reply to e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.
  4. Scroll to the desired message.
  5. Select Menu.
  6. Scroll to and select Reply.
  7. Scroll to and select Reply or Reply All.
  8. Enter the destination e-mail address(es).
  9. Select Send.

 

E-mail message - send

 

How to send e-mail messages from the device

 

To write and send e-mail messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired e-mail account.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Select New.
  6. Enter the contact’s e-mail address.
  7. Scroll down and enter the subject.
  8. Enter the content of the message.
  9. Select Send.

 

Folders – switch between

 

How to switch between e-mail folders

 

To switch between e-mail folders within the e-mail account, follow these steps:

 

  1. While signed into an e-mail account, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Folders.
  3. Scroll to and select the desired folder.

 

Inbox - refresh

 

How to refresh the e-mail inbox

 

To refresh the e-mail inbox and download new messages, follow these steps:

 

  1. While signed into an e-mail account, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Send/Receive.
  3. Enter password if prompted.

 

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AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)

Add a buddy

 

How to add a buddy for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To add a new buddy for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Buddy Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Add Buddy.
  4. Enter the buddy’s screen name.
  5. Select Add.

 

Block buddy

 

How to block AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service instant messages (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Buddy Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Block.

 

Delete buddy

 

How to delete a buddy from the AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service Buddy List

 

To delete a buddy from the AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service Buddy List, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Buddy Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Delete Buddy.
  4. Select OK.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign on to or sign off of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To sign on to or sign off of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

Sign on

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Instant Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select AIM.
  4. Select Yes to enable AIM.
  5. Enter your screen name and password.
  6. Select Sign In.

 

Sign off

 

  1. From the Buddy list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Exit.
  3. Scroll to and select Sign out.

 

Send message to buddy

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed buddy for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a buddy on your Buddy List for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy list, scroll to the buddy.
  2. Select Send IM.
  3. Enter your message.
  4. Select Send IM.

 

Send message to unlisted buddy

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to an unlisted buddy for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To send instant messages (IM) to somebody who is not on your Buddy List for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Send IM to.
  3. Enter the buddy’s screen name.
  4. Select OK.
  5. Enter your message.
  6. Select Send IM.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service

 

To set away status for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Buddy list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select My Status.
  3. Scroll to and select Away.

 

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Google Talk Messenger

Add contact

 

How to add a contact for Google Talk

 

To add a contact for Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Contact Options.
  3. Select Add Contact.
  4. Enter the new contact’s e-mail address and nickname.
  5. Select Add.

 

Block contact

 

How to block Google Talk instant messages (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, scroll to the contact,
  2. Select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Contact Options.
  4. Scroll to and select Block Contact.
  5. Select OK.

 

Delete contact

 

How to delete a contact for Google Talk

 

To delete a contact for Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, scroll to the contact.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Contact Options.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete Contact.
  5. Select OK.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign in to or sign out of Google Talk

 

To sign in to or sign out of Google Talk, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Instant Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Google Talk.
  4. Select Yes to enable Google Talk.
  5. Enter your screen name/Gmail address and password.
  6. Select or clear Save Password.
  7. Select Sign In.

 

Sign out

 

  1. From the contact list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Exit.
  3. Scroll to and select Sign out.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed contact for Gtalk

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for Gtalk, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, scroll to the desired contact.
  2. Select Send IM.
  3. Enter your message.
  4. Select Send IM.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in Gtalk

 

To set away status for Gtalk, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select My Status.
  3. Scroll to and select Busy.

 

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MySpace IM

Add contact

How to add a contact for MySpace IM

 

To add a contact for MySpace IM, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the MySpace Messenger screen, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Contact options.
  3. Scroll to and select Add contact.
  4. Enter the new contact’s email address.
  5. If desired, enter the new contact’s nickname.
  6. Select Add.
  7. Select OK.

 

Block contact

 

How to block MySpace IM

 

To block instant messages in MySpace IM, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the MySpace Messenger screen, select the contact you want to block.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Contact options.
  4. Select Block contact.
  5. Select OK.

 

Delete contact

 

How to delete a contact for MySpace IM

 

To delete a contact from MySpace IM, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the MySpace Messenger screen, select the contact you want to delete.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Contact options.
  4. Select Delete.
  5. Select OK.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign in to or sign out of MySpace IM

 

To sign in to or sign out of MySpace IM, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Instant Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select MySpace IM.
  4. If requested, select Yes to enable MySpace IM.
  5. If requested, select Accept to accept terms of use.
  6. Enter your e-mail address and password.
  7. Select Sign In.

 

Sign out

 

  1. Select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Exit.
  3. Select Sign out.
  4. Select Yes.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed contact for MySpace IM

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for MySpace IM, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the MySpace Messenger screen, scroll to the desired contact.
  2. Select Send IM.
  3. Enter a message to your contact.
  4. Select Send IM.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in MySpace IM

 

To set away status for MySpace IM, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the MySpace Messenger screen, scroll to and select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select My Status.
  3. Scroll to and select from the following:
    • Away
    • Hidden
    • Custom Status.

 

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Windows Live Messenger

Add contact

 

How to add a contact for Windows Live Messenger

 

To add a contact for Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Add new contact.
  3. Enter the contact’s e-mail address.
  4. Select OK.

 

Block contact

 

How to block Windows Live Messenger instant messages (IM)

 

To block instant messages (IM) in Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, scroll to the contact.
  2. Select Menu.
  3. Scroll to and select Contact options.
  4. Scroll to and select Block contact.

 

Delete contact

 

How to delete a contact for Windows Live Messenger

 

To delete a contact for Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, scroll to the contact.
  2. Select Menu.
  3. Scroll to and select Contact options.
  4. Scroll to and select Remove contact.
  5. Select OK.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign in to or sign out of Windows Live Messenger

 

To sign in to or sign out of Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Instant Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Messenger.
  4. Select Accept.
  5. Enter your e-mail address and password.
  6. Select Next.
  7. Select Next again.
  8. Select Setup Options.
  9. Select Next.
  10. Select Sign In.

 

Sign out

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Sign out.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed contact for Windows Live Messenger

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, scroll to the contact.
  2. Select Send e-mail.
  3. Enter the subject and message.
  4. Select Send.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in Windows Live Messenger

 

To set away status for Windows Live Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Menu.
  2. Select Change status.
  3. Scroll to and select Away.

 

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Yahoo! Messenger

Add contact

 

How to add a contact for Yahoo! Messenger

 

To add a contact for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Contact Options.
  3. Select Add Contact.
  4. Enter the contact’s Yahoo! ID and nickname.
  5. Select Add.
  6. Select OK.

 

Block contact

 

Blocking a contact in Yahoo! Messenger is not supported.

 

We’re sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular device model.

 

Delete contact

 

How to delete a contact for Yahoo! Messenger

 

To delete a contact for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, scroll to the contact.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Scroll to and select Contact Options.
  4. Scroll to and select Delete.
  5. Select OK.

 

Log in / log out

 

How to sign in to or sign out of Yahoo! Messenger

 

To sign in to or sign out of Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

Sign in

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Instant Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Yahoo!.
  4. Select Yes to enable Yahoo!.
  5. Enter your screen name and password. 
  6. Select or clear Save Password.
  7. Select Sign In.

 

Sign out

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Exit.
  3. Scroll to and select Sign Out.

 

Send message to contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to a listed contact for Yahoo! Messenger

 

To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, scroll to the contact.
  2. Select Send IM.
  3. Enter your message.
  4. Select Send IM.

 

Send message to unlisted contact

 

How to send instant messages (IM) to an unlisted contact for Yahoo! Messenger

 

To send instant messages (IM) to somebody who is not on your contact list for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select Send IM to.
  3. Enter the contact’s Yahoo! ID.
  4. Select OK.
  5. Enter your message.
  6. Select Send IM.

 

Set away status

 

How to set away status in Yahoo! Messenger

 

To set away status for Yahoo! Messenger, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the contacts list, select Options.
  2. Scroll to and select My Status.
  3. Scroll to and select from the following:
    • Busy
    • Invisible
    • Custom Status

 

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MMS (picture and video messaging)

Delete

 

How to delete picture messages (MMS)

 

To delete picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Text/Multimedia.
  4. Scroll to the message you wish to delete.
  5. Select Menu.
  6. Scroll to and select Delete.

 

Read / view

 

How to read picture messages (MMS)

 

To read picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Text/Multimedia.
  4. Scroll to and select the desired message.

 

Send picture message

 

Send a saved picture

 

How to send saved pictures as picture messages (MMS)

 

To send saved pictures as picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Text/Multimedia.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Select New.
  6. Select Multimedia.
  7. Enter the recipient(s) phone number.
  8. Scroll to and enter the subject line.
  9. Scroll to and select Insert Text.
  10. Enter your message.
  11. Select Done.
  12. Scroll to and select Insert Picture/Video.
  13. Locate and select the picture or video that you want to send.
  14. Select Send.

 

Take and send

How to take and send picture messages (MMS)

 

To take and send picture messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. Press the Camera key.
  2. Frame the subject.
  3. Press the Camera key to take the picture.
  4. Press the Left soft key.
  5. Scroll to and select Send To.
  6. Scroll to and select from the following:
    • Recent Recipients
    • Phone Contact
    • New Phone Number
    • New Email Address
    • My Album
  7. Select the contact or enter the phone number / e-mail address to send.

 

Send video message

 

How to take and send video messages (MMS)

 

To take and send video messages (MMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Text/Multimedia.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Scroll to and select New.
  6. Select Multimedia.
  7. Enter the recipient’s phone number.
  8. Enter the subject in the subject line.
  9. Scroll to and select Insert Text.
  10. Enter your message.
  11. Select Done.
  12. Scroll to and select Insert Picture/Video.
  13. Scroll to and select Capture Video.
  14. Frame the subject in the view screen.
  15. Press the trackball to begin recording.
  16. Press the trackball again to stop recording.
  17. If you are satisfied with the recording, press the trackball again.
       (The video attaches to your message.)
  18. Select Send.

 

 

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SMS (text messaging)

Add service center number

 

We’re sorry, but this is not an available feature on your particular device model.

 

Send Messages to Trash

To send individual text messages (SMS) to the Trash folder, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Text/Multimedia.
  4. Scroll to the message that you want to delete.
  5. Select Menu.
  6. Scroll to and select Delete.
  7.  

 

Permanently Delete Text Messages

To permanently delete text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

  1. Select Start.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Select Text/Multimedia.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Select Folders.
  6. Choose one of the following folders:       
    • Deleted Items
    • Drafts
    • Outbox
    • Sent Items
  7. Scroll to the message you wish to permanently delete and select Delete.
  8. To select multiple messages:     
    1. Select Menu.
    2. Select Select Messages.
    3. Choose from the following:               
      • All
      • All Below
      • Several
    4. Select Delete.
    5. Select Yes.
  9. Select Yes.

 

Read

 

How to read text messages (SMS)

 

To read text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Text/Multimedia.
  4. Scroll to and select the message that you want to view.

Send

 

How to write and send text messages (SMS)

 

To write and send text messages (SMS), follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Select Messaging.
  3. Scroll to and select Text/Multimedia.
  4. Select Menu.
  5. Scroll to and select New.
  6. Scroll to and select Text.
  7. Select Menu.
  8. Select Add recipient.
  9. Select a contact.
    Note: You can also enter a phone number.
  10. Enter your message.
  11. Select Send.

 

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Social Networking Facebook

 

Alerts

 

How to check alerts on Facebook

 

To check alerts on Facebook, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Facebook.
  3. Enter your e-mail address and password.
  4. Select Done.
  5. While on the Home tab, scroll down and select Requests.
  6. View Requests to view new friend requests.
  7. Scroll left to Notifications to view all other notifications.

 

Friends

 

Search Friends

 

How to search friends

 

To search friends on Facebook, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Facebook.
  3. Enter your e-mail address and password.
  4. Select Done.
  5. Scroll up to the top tabs.
  6. Scroll right to the Friends tab.
  7. Select Search.
  8. Enter the contact’s name.
  9. Scroll to and select the desired contact.
  10. Select View Profile.

 

View

 

How to view friends on Facebook

 

To view your friends on Facebook, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Facebook.
  3. Enter your e-mail address and password.
  4. Select Done.
  5. Scroll up to the top tabs.
  6. Scroll right to the Friends tab.

 

Inbox

 

How to check your inbox on Facebook

 

To check your inbox on your Facebook, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Facebook.
  3. Enter your e-mail address and password.   
  4. Select Done.
  5. Scroll up to the top tabs.   
  6. Scroll right to the Inbox tab.

 

Log in / out

 

How to log in/out of Facebook

 

To log in or out of Facebook, follow these steps:

 

Login:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Facebook.
  3. Enter your e-mail address and password.
  4. Select the Save Login check box, if desired.
  5. Select Done.
  6. Select I Agree.

 

Log out:

 

  1. While in Facebook, navigate to the Home tab.
  2. Select Menu.
  3. Scroll to and select Log out.

 

Page comments

 

How to view page comments on Facebook

 

To view page comments on Facebook, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, select Start.
  2. Scroll to and select Facebook.
  3. Enter your e-mail address and password.
  4. Select Done.
  5. Scroll up to the top tabs.
  6. Scroll right to the Profile tab.

 

Text entry method

 

How to cut, copy, or paste text

 

To cut, copy, or paste text in a text field or message, follow these steps:

 

  1. While writing a text message, place the cursor next to the text you wish to copy.
  2. Select Menu.
  3. Scroll to and select Copy/Paste.
  4. Scroll right or left to select the text.
  5. Select Copy.
  6. Move the cursor to the place where you want to paste the text.
  7. Select Menu.
  8. Scroll to and select Copy/Paste.
  9. Scroll to and select Paste.

 

Choose text entry mode

How to change the text entry method and choose input mode options

 

There are multiple methods to enter text into text fields. To switch between text entry modes (such as predictive text mode, manual text mode, and uppercase or lowercase), follow these steps:

 

To access predictive text (XT9) mode

 

  1. While in a text entry screen, select Menu.
  2. Scroll to and select Input Options.
  3. Select Predictive Text.
  4. Select On / Off.

 

OR

 

  1. While in a text entry screen, press the ALT key twice. You will see 12# underlined in the top right corner of the screen.
  2. Press the SPACE key.
  3. Select Predictive Text.
  4. Select On / Off.

 

To enter text using predictive text (XT9) mode

 

  1. While typing, words appear in a menu on the screen.
  2. Scroll to and select the word you want to insert.

 

To enter text using traditional mode

 

  • Use the QWERTY keyboard.
  • The default text style is lowercase.
  • To enter a single uppercase letter, press the Caps key.
  • To enter all uppercase letters, press the Caps key twice, then the desired letters.
  • To enter a number or symbol, press ALT, then the desired number or symbol.
  • To enter continuous numbers or symbols, press ALT twice. Press ALT again once when done.

 

Delete text

 

How to delete or erase text

 

To delete or erase text from a text field or message, press the DEL key.

 

To delete ALL characters, press and hold the DEL key.

 

Enter symbols

 

How to enter symbols or numbers in a text field

 

To insert punctuation, numbers, and symbols, press the ALT key and the symbol.

 

To enter continuous numbers or symbols, press the ALT key twice. Press ALT again once when done.

 

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