1. Choose a layout: Fingers or Thumbs
    Do you prefer to text with your fingers or your thumbs?
    dextr-tutorial-1-choose-a-layout-fingers-or-thumbs
    Settings > Dextr layout
  2. Right or Left handed?
    Do you text with your right or left hand?
    dextr-tutorial-2-chose-a-mode-right-or-left-handed
    Choose a side at: Settings > Dextr mode
  3. Add a language dictionary:
    You can download and install as many Dextr dictionaries as you needed.
    dextr-tutorial-3-add-a-language-dictionary
    Note:
    installing too many dictionaries may affect Dextr’s performance.
    Settings> Additional Dictionaries
  4. Select your primary language:
    Press the [globe] button on the punctuation screen.
    dextr-tutorial-4-select-your-primary-language
    Shortcut:
    Go straight to the language toggle by long pressing the RIGHT space bar on any screen.
  1. Start texting: Easy Alphabetic layout
    All Dextr’s letters are arranged alphabetically (except for the ‘Z’- that’s the only memory trick required).
    dextr-tutorial-5-texting-alphabetic-keyboard
    It’s as easy as A B C.
  2. Start Texting: the vowels
    All Dextr’s vowels are highlighted and aligned in single column.
    dextr-tutorial-6-texting-vowels-aligned
    Just think A E I O U.
  3. CAPITALS and lowercase letters
    For Capitals: just tap the [A] button.
    For lowercase: just tap the [a] button.
    For ALL CAPS: press and hold the [A] button.
    dextr-tutorial-7-texting-capitals-and-lowercase-letters
    When the  [A] is glowing blue, you’re in ALL CAPS mode.
  4. Numbers, math and currency symbols
    Just tap the [1] button on the left of the screen.
    dextr-tutorial-8-texting-numbers-math-currency-symbols
  5. Punctuation, help & settings
    Just tap the [:-] button on the left of the screen.
    dextr-tutorial-9-punctuation-help-settings
  6. Adding a space
    There are two space bars on the left and right of the screen.
    dextr-tutorial-10-texting-adding-a-space
    Tip:Selecting a word from the prediction bar automatically adds space after.
    Shortcuts:
    1. Long press the LEFT space bar to go direct to Dextr settings
    2. Long press the RIGHT space bar to select your primary language.
  7. Special characters
    Press and hold a letter to see its special character options.
    Tap to select.
    dextr-tutorial-11-texting-special-characters
    Press [X] to close and return to normal keypad.
  1. Moving the cursor
    Tap the backarrow button [<-] to move the cursor backwards.
    Or directly tap the place in your text where you want to position it.
    dextr-tutorial-12-editing-moving-the-cursor
  2. Delete/backspace
    Tap the ‘backspace’ button [X] to delete a letter.
    Press and hold the ‘backspace’ button [X] to delete an entire word… keep holding to delete more words.
    dextr-tutorial-13-editing-deletebackspace
  3. Enter/line break
    Tap the ‘enter’ button to enter text or to create a new line.
    dextr-tutorial-13-editing-deletebackspace
  1. Word Completion
    Increase your efficiency by saving keystrokes – let Dextr finish the word for you.
    dextr-tutorial-15-smart-texting-word-completion
    Just type the first few letters and select the correct word from the prediction bar. Dextr automatically adds space after it.
  2. Word Correction
    Missed a letter? Or hit the wrong letter? No problem – just activate Word Correction and let Dextr suggest correct spellings.
    dextr-tutorial-16-smart-texting-word-correction
    Settings > Word Correction
  3. AutoCorrection
    For fast spelling correction, activate AutoCorrection. Suggestions are highlighted in the yellow bubble.
    dextr-tutorial-17-smart-texting-auto-correction
    Settings > AutoCorrection
  4. Next Word Prediction:
    Dextr learns your writing style. Let Dextr suggest the next word in your sentence.
    dextr-tutorial-18-smart-texting-next-word-prediction
    Just select the word you’re after from the prediction bar. Dextr automatically adds a space after it.
  5. Add new words to my Dextr dictionary:
    If a word you type is not in the dictionary, Dextr automatically adds it for you.
    dextr-tutorial-19-dictionaries-add-new-words-to-my-dextr-dictionary
    Note: If “AutoCorrect” is turned on, you need to manually add it: Press the word in the white bubble (with the + sign) to add it to your personal word list.
    View your personal dictionary at: Settings > My personal word list
  6. Delete words from My personal word list.
    Simply press the red X to delete a word from your personal dictionary.
    dextr-tutorial-20-dictionaries-delete-words-from-my-personal-word-list
    Settings > My Dextr dictionary
  1. Help:
    Need help? Simply go to the punctuation screen and tap the ‘help’ button.
    dextr-tutorial-21-help
    Settings > Help
  2. Lost? Just go to the Settings:
    The settings button is on the punctuation screen (just tap the [:-)] button)
    dextr-tutorial-22-lost-settings
    Shortcut: Go straight to Settings by long pressing the LEFT space bar on any screen.

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