Htc desire-send a text message

You can write text messages with or without predictive text input.

Follow these instructions to write and send text messages using ordinary text input.

Please note: The message centre number needs to be saved in the phone before you can send a text message.

  1. Find New message
    Press arrow up to access the main menu
    Press Messages
    Press New message

  2. Enter recipient
    Press To and key in the number of the recipient

  3. Select ordinary text input
    Press the message field
    Press the settings icon (a gear wheel)
    Press Keyboard types
    Press QWERTY

  4. Write the text message
    Press the message field

    Follow the steps below to write a text message using the phone keypad.

    Write letters
    Press the required key until the required letter is displayed

    Switch between capital and lower case letters
    Press Shift once to write a capital letter and then return to writing lower case letters
    Press Shift twice to write several capital letters in succession
    Press Shift again to return to writing lower case letters

    Insert a space
    Press Space to insert a space between two words

    Insert line break
    Press Enter

    Insert symbols
    Press 12# to view a list of symbols
    If required, press 1/2 to see more symbols
    Key in the required symbols
    Press ABC to return to ordinary input

    Insert text
    Press where you want to insert text
    Write the text

    Delete text
    Press Delete to delete the character to the left of the cursor

  5. Send the text message
    Press Send when you have written your text message

  6. Exit
    Press the Home key to return to standby mode

See more helpful tips on how to do clever things on your HTC Desire >

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