Click each step to see the action, click the picture or use the arrow keys

  • In this example we will be using the Messaging app but these steps apply to any text entry screen

  • 1.

    Tap letters to enter text

  • 2.

    Tap the Space Bar to enter a space

  • 3.

    Tap the Shift Key to enter an uppercase letter

  • 4.

    Double-tap the Shift Key to turn caps lock on

  • 5.

    Tap the Delete Key to delete text

  • 6.

    To enter an alternate character for a key, tap and hold on it

  • 7.

    Drag your finger over the character you wish to use and then lift your finger

  • 8.

    To view numbers and symbols, tap the Symbols Key

  • 9.

    Tap 1/2 to view additional symbols

  • 10.

    Tap ABC to return to the letters keyboard

  • 11.

    As you type, the keyboard will offer predictions for what it words it thinks you wish to use. The most likely suggestion will be highlighted in blue. Tap the Space Bar to use this word

  • 12.

    Tap another suggestion to use it instead