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Learn how to customize text entry and default keyboard settings on the HTC One M9.




Change default keyboard


HTC Sense keyboard

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Language & keyboard.
  4. Tap HTC Sense Input.
  5. Tap Keyboard selection.
  6. Tap Keyboard types.
  7. Tap to select one of the available keyboards.


Enter symbols & numbers


HTC Sense keyboard - QWERTY

  1. Select any text entry field.
  2. Tap the 12# key to switch to numbers and symbols; tap the 1/2 key to switch between symbol keypads.
  3. Tap the ABC key to switch back to text entry


Text entry mode


HTC Sense keyboard - Predictive text mode

  • When tapping letters to enter text in a text input field, the phone predicts the word.
  • If the predicted word is the word you want, tap the space key and begin the next word or tap a selection to insert.
  • Otherwise, continue entering the word you want or tap one of the other predictions.


HTC Sense keyboard - Speech-to-text mode

  1. Tap and hold the Microphone key.
  2. When the 'Speak now' window pops up, say the words and numbers you want.
  3. Tap the Keyboard icon to exit the speech-to-text mode.


HTC Sense keyboard - Traditional mode

  1. Separately tap each letter of a word.
  2. Tap the Space key between words.


Turn on / off haptic (vibration) feedback


HTC Sense keyboard

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & keyboard.
  4. Select HTC Sense Input.
  5. Tap the Vibration feedback check box to turn it on or off.

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