Keyboard: T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

Learn how to customize text entry and default keyboard settings on the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G.

 

 

 

 

Change default keyboard

 

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Messaging.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. When creating a new message hold down on message box
  4. Tap Select input method.
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • Samsung keypad
      • If desired, tap Samsung keypad again, tap Portrait keypad types, and then tap QWERTY Keypador3x4 Keypad (displays only in portrait mode, when the phone is held vertically).
    • Swype

 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

 

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

 

  1. From any text screen, tap the text entry field to open the on-screen keyboard.
  2. Tap 123 to switch to numbers.
  3. Tap ?123 or 123 SYM to switch to numbers and symbols.
  4. Tap ?#+ to switch to symbols.
  5. Tap ABC or 123 ABC to switch back to text entry.

 

 

Text entry mode

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Locale & text.
  4. Tap Select input method.

 

 

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. Tap Sound.
  4. Tap Haptic feedback to enable/disable the feature.