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Add '@' to 1st (alphabet) page of virtual keyboard [released]

asked 2014-01-06 17:36:08 +0300

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updated 2014-12-18 18:31:52 +0300

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Email addresses are so frequently typed, that it is a bit inconvenient to have to switch to numeric keyboard page in order to be able to write an email eddress.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by VDVsx
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I agree, but for me would be enough to make it the same way as it is N9. Many passwords contains charaters like !, -, _ and it was much easier for me to type passwords on N9 instead of switching to numeric keyboard and sometimes to the second page.

cropas ( 2014-01-06 18:24:55 +0300 )edit

Dash ("-") and "@", both is often needed and missing on keyboard main page.

jgr ( 2014-01-06 21:03:12 +0300 )edit

This could also be shown only when typing to email or password fields (input type email/password). I think that is also how iPhones etc. show @ in keyboard by default

clashi ( 2014-01-06 23:01:22 +0300 )edit

Many VKBs have a secondary character assigned to each key so that long-press on a key inserts that secondary character. A bit longer press opens eventually a list of possible letters with diacritics.

strnous ( 2014-01-06 23:33:17 +0300 )edit

Agreed that email address and url field specific keyboard layouts would be nice. Meanwhile, have you noticed that there's feature that makes inserting @-character relatively painless: press ?123-key, hold your finger down, slide it on top of @-key, then release. As @-key is located near to ?123-key, I personally find this way faster than anything that involves a long key press.

aseppala ( 2014-01-08 15:55:31 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-12-18 17:27:28 +0300

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To/CC/BCC fields in Email app are now properly recognised as email fields in

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answered 2014-12-18 17:28:01 +0300

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Implemented in, Vaarainjärvi, if you have any issues related to this feature please comment here.

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