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Language and Input Settings

Your phone’s language and input settings let you select a language for the phone’s menus and keyboards, select and configure keyboard settings, configure speech input settings, and set your phone’s mouse/trackpad options.

Language and Input Settings Overview

You can set the following options in the Language and input settings menu:

Language and Input Setting

Description

Language

Set the language for your display and menus.

Virtual keyboard

Set the default virtual keyboard for entering text.

Physical keyboard

Show the virtual keyboard while using a physical keyboard. View explanations of the keyboard shortcuts.

Text-to-speech

Set text-to-speech options.

Pointer speed

Set the speed of the pointer for a mouse/trackpad.

Access Language and Input Setting Options

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > General management general management settings icon.
  2. Tap Language and input.

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  • The Language and input settings menu opens.
  1. Set options.
  • The language and input settings are applied and saved.

Select the Default Language for Your Phone

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > General management general management settings icon.
  2. Tap Language and input > Language.
  3. Tap Add language add contact field icon.
  4. Tap an available language.

Language and Input Options

Some of the language and input options are detailed below.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > General management general management settings icon.
  2. Tap Language and input.
  3. Set options:
  • Language: Tap a language to assign it.
  • Virtual keyboard: Set the default virtual keyboard for entering text.
  • Physical keyboard: Show the virtual keyboard while using a physical keyboard. View explanations of the keyboard shortcuts.
  • Text-to-speech: Tap a settings option and follow the prompts.
  • Pointer speed: Drag the slider to adjust the speed.