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Tips for Editing Text

Your phone gives you many options to make entering text easier, including copying, cutting, and pasting text, using voice-to-text input, customizing the user dictionary, using predictive text, and more.

To cut/copy and paste:

  1. Touch and hold a word to highlight it.
  2. Drag the blue highlight markers to highlight the text you want.

    – or –

    To select all the text, tap options key > SELECT ALL in the context menu.
  • To cancel the selection, simply tap unselected text or empty area.
  1. Tap CUT or COPY in the context menu.
  2. Place the cursor on the location where you want to paste the text.
  3. Touch and hold the text field and tap PASTE. The text that you pasted also remains in the phone's memory (temporarily), so you can paste that same text in another location.

Move Cursor Using the Space Bar

Touch and hold the space bar and slide your finger to the left or right to move the cursor.

illustration of moving the cursor

Split Keyboard Using Gesture

The split keyboard feature allows you to use both hands to type while in landscape view. Each half of the keyboard withdraws to the left and right of the screen. Place both thumbs on the keyboard and slide them outwards in opposite directions.

illustration of splitting the keyboard

To change the keyboard height:

  1. Tap language settings key > Keyboard height and layout > Keyboard height.
  2. Drag the blue bar to adjust the keyboard height.

    illustration of adjusting the keyboard height

To change the bottom row keys:

  1. Tap home key > Settings settings app icon > General tab > Language & keyboard > LG Keyboard > Keyboard height and layout > QWERTY keyboard layout.
  2. Drag to add or delete keys or change the order. To change to another character on the visible key, tap the key and choose the desired character that you want displayed.

    illustration of swapping keys

Note: This function does not support some languages.