Enter text using the keypad on the control panel
You can enter text or symbols by using the keypad on the control panel.
To enter text
Press the keypad numbers that correspond to the letters of a name. For example,
the letters a, b, and c correspond to the number 2, as shown on the button below.
Press a button multiple times to see the available characters.
Depending on your language and country/region setting, other characters
might be available in addition to the ones shown on the keypad.
After the correct letter appears, wait for the cursor to advance automatically to the
right, or press . Press the number that corresponds to the next letter in the
name. Press the button multiple times until the correct letter appears. The first
letter of a word is automatically set to uppercase.
To enter a space, pause, or symbol
➔ To insert a space, press
To enter a pause, press
. A dash appears in the number sequence.
To enter a symbol, such as
, press the
button repeatedly to scroll
through the list of available symbols: asterisk (
), dash (
), ampersand (
), slash (
, apostrophe (
), equals (
), number sign (
), at (
), plus (
), exclamation (
), semicolon (
), question (
), comma (
), percent (
), and approximation (
To erase a letter, number, or symbol
➔ If you make a mistake, press to clear it, and then make the correct entry.
After you are done entering text, press
to store your entry.