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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Entering Text

In addition to simply viewing and listening to content on your phone, much of what you do involves entering text. You can enter text using the onscreen keyboard or by speaking into the phone.

Using the onscreen keyboard, there are two methods of typing. You’re familiar with the first one in which you tap letter, number, and punctuation keys as you would on a computer keyboard or a typewriter. The second uses software known as T9 Trace, in which you drag your finger over the keyboard—touching the characters needed to spell each word.

Using the Keyboard: Tapping

1. Tap to select a text field or box, such as the Internet address box or the message area of a text message. The onscreen keyboard appears. A blinking text insertion mark ...

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