SETTINGS & SERVICES
Using the slideout keyboard
SETTINGS & SERVICES

Using the slideout keyboard

Open the slideout keyboard and type faster and more convenient with your fingers. The slideout keyboard also comes with special keys that let you quickly access menus, search your phone, or launch an app.
  1. Hold the phone sideways, with the front panel buttons to your right.
  2. Push the screen panel up with your thumbs to reveal the slideout keyboard.
    Note: When the slideout keyboard is opened, the display stays in landscape and you will not be able to use the onscreen keyboard.
  3. Open an app or select a field that requires text or numbers.
  4. Press the letter keys to enter text.

Using the slideout keyboard keys

Press these keys to enter uppercase letters, numbers, special characters, symbols, and more:

Shift key

  • Press once and then press a letter key to type that letter in uppercase.
  • Press twice to lock the key and type a series of uppercase letters. The cursor changes when you lock the Shift key: .

    To unlock the Shift key, press it once again.

Function key

  • Press once to type the character shown beside the letter or punctuation keys. For example, if you need to type the dollar sign ($), press the Function key, and then press the D key (FN, D).
  • Press twice to lock the key and type a series of numbers and characters. The cursor changes when you lock the Function key: .

    To unlock the Function key, press it once again.

Symbol key

Press to open the symbols panel and insert a symbol or special character to your text. If Symbol and Search share a single key press and then press to open the symbols panel.

Menu key

Instead of pressing the MENU button, press this key to open the available menu options for the current screen.

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Search key

Instead of pressing the SEARCH button, press this key to open the search box and type what you want to search. Press the Enter key to begin the search.

Quick keys

These keys let you quickly open apps and other items such as bookmarks.

Assigning an app or shortcut to a Quick key

The slideout keyboard comes with Quick keys which you can assign to quickly open an app or an item when pressed.
  1. Open the slideout keyboard.
  2. Press and hold Shortcut key #1 to assign the first Quick key . Press and hold Shortcut key #2 to assign the second Quick key .
  3. Tap OK
  4. Tap Apps or Shortcuts, and then tap the app or shortcut that you want to assign to the selected Quick key. If you are assigning a shortcut to an item on your phone, follow the screen instructions to proceed.
  5. Press the Quick key you’ve assigned. The app or item opens.

Assigning a keyboard shortcut

While on the Home screen, you can quickly open an app or an item by pressing a keyboard shortcut.
  1. While on the Home screen, open the slideout keyboard.
  2. Press and hold any of the keyboard keys (A ~ Z).
  3. Tap OK.
  4. Tap Apps or Shortcuts, and then tap the app or shortcut that you want to assign to the selected key. If you are assigning a shortcut to an item on your phone, follow the screen instructions to proceed.
  5. While on the Home screen, press and hold the key you’ve assigned a keyboard shortcut to. The app or item opens.
 
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