Keyboard: Samsung Galaxy S 4G

Learn how to customize text entry and default keyboard settings on the Samsung Galaxy S 4G.

 

 

 

 

Change default keyboard

 

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. Touch and hold an active text field until the Select Input Method menu displays.
  2. Tap Input method.
  3. Select from the following keyboard input modes:
    • Swype
    • Samsung keypad
    • Android keyboard

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

 

To enter symbols and numbers with the keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From within a  text entry screen, tap the text entry field to open the virtual keyboard.
  2. Tap SYM to switch to numbers and symbols.
  3. Tap 123 ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

 

Text entry mode

 

To change the text entry or predictive text mode, follow these steps:

 

Text entry mode

How to type using this mode

How to change to this mode

T9 (predictive)

Tap each key containing the letters of the desired word once. If  multiple word selections are available, use the arrow keys to select the  correct one.

1. From within a text  entry screen, tap the text entry field to open the virtual keyboard.

2. Swype and T9 are the predictive text entry modes.Swype is the default.

ABC mode

For each letter, you may need to tap the appropriate key multiple  times. For example, the 2 key contains  the letters A, B, and C. To type the letter A,  tap the 2key once. To type the  letter B, tap it twice. To type  the letter C, tap it three times.

1. From within a  text entry screen, tap the text entry field to open the virtual keyboard.

2. If necessary, tap  to deselectSwype and T9.

3. Tap the Shift key to switch between uppercase and lowercase text.

Number mode

Use the number key pad to enter numbers.

1. From within a  text entry screen, tap the text entry field to open the virtual keyboard.

2. Tap SYM to switch to numbers and symbols.

3. Tap 123 ABC to switch back to text entry.

Symbol

Use the number key pad to enter symbols and special characters.

1. From within a  text entry screen, tap the text entry field to open the virtual keyboard.

2. Tap SYM to switch to numbers and symbols.

3. Tap 123 ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

 

To turn on or turn off haptic feedback vibration, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, press Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll and select Sounds.
  4. Scroll and tap on Haptic feedback to enable/disable the feature