Entering Text Text can be entered by speaking or by using a keyboard. You can also select emojis. A text input screen is displayed automatically when you are able to enter text. Select an emoticon or text template to enter a message. You can also use voice input or the keyboard to type texts. Default keyboard Select a default keyboard type for text input. 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings. 2. Tap Input and speech > Input > Default keyboard and select your default keyboard. Note: This option is only available if you have downloaded additional keyboards from Galaxy Apps. Change the Input Mode ► Rotate the bezel to change the input mode. • You can switch between handwriting mode, character mode, number mode, punctuation mode, and voice input.
Learn About Your Device 29 Voice Input ► Tap Voice input and speak the message you want to enter. Tap Send when you are finished. • Tap More options > Input languages to change the language. Voice input is not supported in some languages. When the Gear is connected to a smartphone using Bluetooth, the language settings applied on the smartphone are applied to the Gear. For better voice recognition: - Speak clearly. - Speak in quiet places. - The Gear may not recognize your commands or may perform unwanted commands depending on your surroundings or how you speak.
Learn About Your Device 30 Emojis You can add emojis to your message. ► Tap Emojis, and select an emoji to include in your message. • To draw your own image, tap Doodle. Keyboard Use the keyboard to enter your message. Handwriting Mode ► Tap Keyboard, and then use your finger to write text.
Learn About Your Device 31 Enter Characters 1. Tap Keyboard, and then rotate the bezel to character mode. 2. Tap the corresponding key repeatedly until the desired character is displayed. Add Input Languages 1. Rotate the bezel to change the input mode to number mode or punctuation mode. 2. Tap Settings > Select input languages and select a language to add. • You can use up to two languages. • You can also add more languages from the Settings screen. Change the Input Language ► Slide the space key left or right.
Learn About Your Device 32 Keyboard Settings Change the Samsung keyboard settings. 1. From the Apps screen, rotate the bezel to Settings. 2. Tap Input and speech > Input > Keyboard settings and tap options to customize: • English (US): Choose the keyboard layout. • Select input languages: Select languages for text input. • Check for updates: Set the Gear to check for and download the latest version of the Samsung keyboard. • Handwriting: Enable handwriting mode. • Smart typing: - Predictive text: Activate predictive text mode to predict English words based on your input and display word suggestions. - Auto capitalize: Set the Gear to automatically capitalize the first character after a final punctuation mark, such as a period, question mark, or exclamation mark. - Auto punctuate: Set the Gear to insert a period when you double-tap the space bar. • Key-tap feedback: - Sound: Set the Gear to play sounds when you tap a key. - Vibration: Set the Gear to vibrate when you tap a key. • Reset keyboard settings: Reset the Samsung keyboard settings. • Clear personalized data: Clear word predictions and other data.
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