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Texting without using predictive text

How can I turn off predictive text?Can't seem to find a button that does this!

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  • lindseyb Sep 08, 2008

    Well done- that was quick. The * sign solved it- thank you- my sanity for texting returns! Lindsey

  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    cant get phone off predicted texting

  • monk-steve Feb 23, 2009

    the same

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    I can't turn off predictive text on my nokia 210.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    cant get predictive text

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Predictive text (or T9) is usually turned off by holding * or # for few seconds, or you may need to go to message settings and turn it off there. What kind of phone are you using?

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

  • Helena Jun 26, 2013

    Hi there, trying to turn on predictive text for Telstra mobile T96

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    I am using a sony ericsson

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Turn off predictive text nokia


Most Nokia handsets have a button on the keyboard to do this.
Try looking for a button that shows "T9" on that.
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I may be wrong but your talking about predicted text right? Where you type a letter and it comes up with a word instead of the actual individual letter? - you need to change your settings in text, you can simply hold # or * on your keypad (you should see a little icon somewhere saying T9, this means predicted text) after holding one of these buttons for about a second or two, it should disappear, allowing you to type without predicted text on.

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First, hit the 'Message' button in the upper-left -hand corner. Select 'New Message'. Select 'New Short Msg'. An empty screen for inserting text will now be displayed. At this point press the top middle button (the one with the line on it like this -). Now the 'Message Menu' should be displayed. Scroll down to 'Entry Setup' & select it. Press the 'Change' button in the upper-right-hand corner when 'Primary Setup' is highlighted. Scroll down to 'TAP English' and select it. Now you are done. ('I TAP English is the setting for predivtive'. 'TAP English is the setting for manual').

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Turn off the predictive text for E250


it is the same key as to change case. If you press it repeatedly, it'll cycle through various options in the top right of the screen:
initial caps with predictive,
all caps predictive,
lower case predictive,
numbers,
initial caps without predictive,
all caps without predictive,
lower case without predictive.

When T9 is not displayed, predictive text is off.

Just to spice things up, Samsung's idiotic software designers made it so that depending on the situation you're inputting text, the order that things cycle through is different, so you can't just press it a certain number of times to turn it off, you have to pay attention to the icon in the top right.

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