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Entering text

The onscreen keyboard becomes available when you tap a text field in an app. Enter letters and numbers, change the keyboard layout or language, and more.
Tap the keys on the onscreen keyboard to enter letters and numbers, as well as punctuation marks and symbols.
  • Tap to enter an uppercase letter. Tap twice to turn on caps lock.
  • Press and hold keys with gray characters at the top to enter numbers, symbols, or accented letters. Some keys have multiple characters or accents associated with them.
  • Swipe right to show number and symbol keys. To return to the main keyboard, swipe left.
  • Press to close the onscreen keyboard.
Tip: To open the keyboard settings, press and hold the comma key if you see above the key. Or go to Settings > Language & keyboard > HTC Sense Input.

Selecting a keyboard layout

Choose a keyboard layout that suits your typing style.
  1. Go to Settings, and then tap Language & keyboard.
  2. Tap HTC Sense Input > Keyboard selection.
  3. Tap Keyboard types, and then select the keyboard layout that you want to use.

Choosing and switching between keyboard languages

If multiple keyboard languages are available on HTC One X/One X‍+, you can choose which languages to enable in the onscreen keyboard.
  1. Go to Settings, and then tap Language & keyboard.
  2. Tap HTC Sense Input.
  3. Tap Keyboard selection, and then choose the languages you want.
To change the keyboard language, do any of the following:
  • Swipe left on the onscreen keyboard (not available if you're using trace keyboard).
  • Tap the language key (for example, ) until you see the language you want to use.
  • Press and hold the language key, and then drag your finger to the keyboard language you want to use.
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