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Text message input

I nned to change the input of my text messages. I just want to be able to write without the "shorthand" words popping up.
I have gotten into some mode that I can't seem to get out of.
I have a Samsung SLM from At&T.

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Try this:
Go to your phone MENU then into your Messaging ->Text and into the Create new/Compose new text...next is go to the Options/More and Deactivate or turn your T9 dictionary OFF....Or go to where your T9 dictionary is located....by doing this, you have prevented the shorthand popups to appear while typing messages...I hope I have provided you the right solution regarding this problem.if you have further questions,just post it here or you can ask me directly...Good luck!
A rate from you will be much appreciated...thanks.....

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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