Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM - Use the on-screen keyboard

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Use the on-screen keyboard
Writing with the on-screen keyboard is easy. You can use the keyboard when holding your

phone in portrait or landscape mode. You can write your messages by tapping the letters or

by swiping through them.
Tap a text box.

Character keys


Shift key


Cursor controller


Numbers and symbols key


Smiley key


Comma key


Space key


Enter key


Backspace key

The keyboard layout can vary in different apps and languages.
Swipe to write text

Swipe from the first letter of the word, and draw a path from letter to letter. Lift your finger

after the last letter. To continue, keep on swiping without tapping the space key. Your phone

adds the spaces.
Not all languages are supported.

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Switch between upper and lower case characters

Tap the shift key. To turn caps lock mode on, double-tap the key. To return to normal mode,

tap the shift key again.
Type in a number or special character

Tap the numbers and symbols key. To see more special character keys, tap . Some special

character keys bring up more symbols. To see more symbols, tap and hold a symbol or special


Tip: To quickly type in a number or special character, while holding the numbers and

symbol key, slide your finger to the character, and lift your finger.

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Tip: To put a period at the end of a sentence, and to start a new sentence, tap the space

key twice.

Copy or paste text

Tap a word, drag the circles before and after the word to highlight the section you want to

copy, and depending on the app, tap Copy or . To paste the text, depending on the app,

tap Paste or .
Add an accent to a character

Tap and hold the character, and tap the accent or the accented character, if supported by your

Delete a character

Tap the backspace key.
Switch between the writing languages

Swipe left or right on the space bar until the language you want to write in appears.

Tip: If your keyboard has a language key (located between the numbers and symbols

and comma key), tap it.

Move the cursor with the cursor controller

To move the cursor from one character or line to another, tap and hold the cursor controller,

and drag your finger to the direction you want.