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    Personalising the on-screen keyboard

    Arrow left Xperia C3 Dual support overview

    When entering text using the on-screen keyboard, you can access keyboard and other text input settings that help you, for example, to set options for writing languages, text prediction and correction. You can get word suggestions for one language at a time by deactivating the Smart language detection feature.

    The keyboard can use text that you have written in messaging and other applications to learn your writing style. There is also a Personalisation guide that runs you through the most basic settings to get you started quickly. You can select to use other keyboards and switch between keyboards. For example, you can select the Xperia™ Chinese keyboard or the Xperia™ Japanese keyboard.

    To access the on-screen keyboard settings

    1. When you enter text using the on-screen keyboard, tap Icn sony textinput numbers symbols.
    2. Tap Icn sony menu settings, then tap Keyboard settings and change the settings as desired.
    3. To add a writing language for text input, tap Writing languages and mark the relevant checkboxes.
    4. Tap OK to confirm.

    To change the word suggestion settings

    1. When you enter text using the on-screen keyboard, tap Icn sony textinput numbers symbols.
    2. Tap Icn sony menu settings, then tap Keyboard settings > Word suggestions.
    3. Select an option.

    To select a keyboard

    1. When you enter text using the on-screen keyboard, tap Icn sony select keyboard at the bottom right of the screen.
    2. Select an option.

    Tip

    To enable more keyboard options, tap Choose keyboards, then drag the relevant sliders to the right.

    To change writing language using the on-screen keyboard

    • When you enter text using the on-screen keyboard, tap the writing language icon to switch between the selected writing languages. For example, tap Icn sony textinput language en until the desired writing language appears.

    Note

    This feature is only available if you have added more than one input language.

    To use your writing style

    1. When you enter text using the on-screen keyboard, tap Icn sony textinput numbers symbols.
    2. Tap Icn sony menu settings, then tap Keyboard settings > Use my writing style and select a source.

    To change the Smart language detection settings

    Note

    Smart language detection may not be available for all writing languages.

    1. When the on-screen keyboard is displayed, tap Icn sony textinput numbers symbols.
    2. Tap Icn sony menu settings, then tap Keyboard settings .
    3. To activate or deactivate the Smart language detection function, drag the slider beside Smart language detection to the on or off position.

    To select a keyboard layout variant

    Note

    Layout variants for the on-screen keyboard may not be available for all writing languages. You can select different keyboard layouts for each writing language.

    1. When you enter text using the on-screen keyboard, tap Icn sony textinput numbers symbols.
    2. Tap Icn sony menu settings, then tap Keyboard settings.
    3. Tap Writing languages, then tap Icn sony text input kb layout beside a writing language.
    4. Select a keyboard layout variant.
    5. Tap OK to confirm.

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