Your device uses a virtual QWERTY keyboard for text entry.
Use the keyboard to enter letters, punctuation, numbers, and
other characters into text entry fields or applications. Access
the keyboard by touching any text entry field.
You can also use voice input to speak your inputs.
The virtual QWERTY keyboard displays at the bottom of the
screen. By default, when you rotate the device, the screen
orientation updates to display the keyboard at the bottom of
Choose a Text Input
Your phone offers three text input methods:
Google voice typing allows you to speak your entries.
Samsung keyboard allows you to enter text by touching keys on
a virtual QWERTY keyboard. Samsung keyboard includes optional
predictive text, which matches your key touches to common
words so you can select a word to insert it into your text.
Swype lets you enter words by swiping across the virtual
QWERTY keyboard. Instead of tapping each key, use your finger to
trace over each letter of a word. You can also tap letters to
Select a Default Text Input Method
You can select a default Text Input Method from Settings, or
choose on at any time while entering text.
1. From the Home screen, touch
My device tab
2. Touch Default to select Samsung keyboard or Swype.
While Entering Text
1. From a screen where you can enter text, drag
down from the top of the screen to open the
2. Tap Select input method, and then choose a text
Language and input.