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Predictive text function on Nokia 1600

For some reason the predictive text function on my phone isn't working any more. It no longer recognises very common words [like "see", "were" and "the"] and tries to replace them with random letters like "qfd". Any advice greatly appreciated, it's doing my head in. Have done the usual technophobe solutions to it, including switching it on and off, taking the battery out and hitting it.

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  • Dantd Aug 09, 2007

    That fixed it! I guess I had changed something while it was in my pocket!!! Many thanks, Dan

  • Peia Dec 16, 2007

    Predictive text is off & I cannot find an option to turn it back on. I have tried everything. When I go to the predictive text & the instructions, it states to use the # key, but that doesn't work. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.

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in message ->option->dictionary ->english

if it not work then restore the factory setting try # key.
good luck

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I figured it out. Default to settings didn't help. I had to go to change the language & put it back to English, which restored predictive text.

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Try to upgrade the software by taking to a techician or to a nokia shop.but first try to restore factory settings,there is un option to settings menu.the default code is 12345

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