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Wee Em

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I'm totally new 2 iPhone my bro in law got an upgrade so I got his old 3GS can any1 tell me if in the txt msg's can u change the keypad 2 a numeric 1 like other phones. xXx
 

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You mean like ABC123 style. Where u hit a number several times to get that certain letter?


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I think that's called a T9 layout.

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Tap the '123' button in the lower left corner to switch to the numeric keyboard. Tap 'ABC' to return to the default keyboard.
 

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Tap the '123' button in the lower left corner to switch to the numeric keyboard. Tap 'ABC' to return to the default keyboard.
I don't think she is asking how to get to numbers. Assuming she is using the app for her post she obviously knows how to get numbers.


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Hard to say since the question was ambiguous. She may have used a computer to type the question. I wrote that just in case that was what she meant. There's no harm if it wasn't what she was asking, right? Just covering all the bases. :)
 

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Hard to say since the question was ambiguous. She may have used a computer to type the question. I wrote that just in case that was what she meant. There's no harm if it wasn't what she was asking, right? Just covering all the bases. :)
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Wee Em

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thank i did mean like u need 2 hit a number so many times before u get a letter rather than individual letters xXx
 

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thank i did mean like u need 2 hit a number so many times before u get a letter rather than individual letters xXx
I'm still not sure what you are asking. If you are referring to ABC123, which is the default setting on flip phone, then no, you can't do that on an iPhone. Typing on a QWERTY keyboard is more efficient and faster.
 

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Wee Em

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thanxs i downloaded the fast pad app xXx
 

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thanxs i downloaded the fast pad app xXx
Let us know how it works.
Don't give up on the qwerty keyboard. It takes a bit to get used to especially with the touchscreen but eventually it will be second nature like abc123.
 

Wee Em

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it works quite well but pain in the arse deleting the last person u txt out of contacts bar. i'm used 2 the ipod touch keyboard same as iPhone but don't like it 4 txts. will keep with the fast pad 4 now. Thanks 4 all your comments xXx
 

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Try "Keypad 2" app... very simple, quick and like almost exactly like a nokia, no cutting or pasting needed into iPhone SMS (automatic), contacts easy etc...
 

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Fastpad & Keypad 2 as in my first guess, T9 :)