Keyboard: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Learn how to customize text entry and default keyboard settings on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.

 

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Change default keyboard

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  Language and input .
  4. Tap  Default .
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • Samsung keypad
    • Swype

Enter symbols & numbers

 

Samsung keyboard - 3 X 4

  1. Tap the 123 key.
  2. Tap 1/3, 2/3, and 3/3  to see additional symbols.
  3. Tap the ABC key to return to letter entry.

Swype keyboard

  1. Tap the  +!==#& key.
  2. Tap the  More symbols key to see additional symbols.
  3. Tap the  More  symbols key again.
  4. Tap the  123 key to view more symbols.
  5. Tap the ABC key to return to letter entry.

 

Text entry mode

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  Language and input .
  4. Tap  Default .
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • Samsung keypad
    • Swype

To enable predictive text mode:

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  Language and input .
  4. Tap the  Settings  icon next to the  Samsung keypad .
  5. Tap to select the  XT9 check box to turn on predictive text.

To enter text using predictive text mode:

  1. From an open keyboard, enter the desired word.
  2. Above the open keyboard, tap the desired predicted word.

To enable traditional mode:

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  Language and input .
  4. Tap  Configure input methods .
  5. Under Samsung keypad, tap  Settings .
  6. Tap to clear the  XT9 check box to turn off predictive text.

To enter text using traditional mode:

  1. Tap to enter each letter of the desired word.

 

Turn on / off haptic (vibration) feedback

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