Nokia Lumia Icon: Basics
To quickly type in a number or special character, while
holding the Numbers and symbol key, slide your finger to the
character, and lift your finger.
Copy or paste text
Tap a word, drag the circles before and after the word to highlight the
section you want to copy, and tap
Add an accent to a character
Tap and hold the character, and tap the accented character.
Delete a character
Tap the Backspace key.
Switch between the writing languages
Tap and hold the language key, and select the language you want.
The language key is only shown when more than one language is
. To paste the text, tap
Move the cursor
Tap and hold the text until you see the cursor. Without lifting your
finger, drag the cursor to the place you want.
Use keyboard word suggestions
Your phone suggests words as you write, to help you write quickly and
more accurately. Word suggestions are available in several languages.
When you start writing a word, your phone suggests possible words.
When the word you want is shown in the suggestion bar, tap the word.
To see more suggestions, swipe left.
If the suggested word is marked in bold, your phone
automatically uses it to replace the word you wrote. If the
word is wrong, tap it to see the original word and a few other