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My New iPhone by Wallace Wang

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Using the Virtual Keyboard

Since the virtual keyboard is so tiny, you'll probably need to type on it using your thumb or fingertip. Each time you tap a key, you'll see the character you chose pop up on the screen. If you accidentally hit the wrong key, just slide your finger across the screen until your finger touches the character you really meant to type. Then lift your finger off the screen.

Beyond tapping keys to choose the characters you want to type, the virtual keyboard offers four additional features:

  • Moving the cursor

  • Deleting characters

  • Typing uppercase and lowercase letters

  • Accepting word suggestions

Moving the Cursor

On a computer, you can move the cursor by pointing and clicking the mouse or pressing the arrow keys on the keyboard. The ...

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