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Xperia Z3 - How to switch on screen keyboard from Chinese to English

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Xperia Z3 - How to switch on screen keyboard from Chinese to English

I recently had to reinstall the Xperia Chinese keyboard (for on screen use). When I first got the mobile this was the only on screen keyboard loaded.

 

The reload has been sucessful but I cannot get the keyboard to use English - even though the keys are the standard QWERT layout as soon as I finish typing a word it is converted to Chinese

 

I have looked through all settings but cannot see how to change this.  

 

Any help gratefully received!

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Re: Xperia Z3 - How to switch on screen keyboard from Chinese to English

Hi @RozM and welcome to the community,

 

When you have the Chinese keyboard enabled you can change between English and Chinese input if you tap the key to the left of the enter key, it will switch to English input. See the embedded photo for the exact location.

 

EN- CN.jpg

 

Let me know how it goes.

 


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Re: Xperia Z3 - How to switch on screen keyboard from Chinese to English

Hi @RozM and welcome to the community,

 

When you have the Chinese keyboard enabled you can change between English and Chinese input if you tap the key to the left of the enter key, it will switch to English input. See the embedded photo for the exact location.

 

EN- CN.jpg

 

Let me know how it goes.

 


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Re: Xperia Z3 - How to switch on screen keyboard from Chinese to English

Thanks - that worked!! I had read elsewhere to hold the key down, never thought of tapping Slightly smiling Face

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Re: Xperia Z3 - How to switch on screen keyboard from Chinese to English

Great to hear it worked! :smileysmileythumbsup:

 

Let me know if there is anything else you are wondering about.

 


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Re: Xperia Z3 - How to switch on screen keyboard from Chinese to English

Hi, I just bought a Z3 to replace my old Z3.

 

Unfortunately, it appears that the new  Z3 no longer offers a built-in keyboard version that allows me to switch from my  QWERTY keyboard to a hanyu pinyin one by pressing the icon to the left of the "delete" icon.

 

Solution, please? Thx