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Typing in Japanese

You can type in Japanese using the Romaji input method.
The Japanese keyboard supports word and phrase candidates in the prediction bar. The prediction bar appears above the keyboard.
  • To see more candidates, swipe from right to left on the prediction bar, or tap .
  • To select a candidate, tap the candidate. If the first candidate in the prediction bar is highlighted, you can also press the Space key to select it.
You can access alternate characters in the following ways:
  • To type a small character, type
    x
    or
    l
    before you type the character.
  • If you're using a touch screen keyboard, to see numbers and symbols, tap the
    ?123
    key. Touch and hold a key to see extra characters, like full-width punctuation.
  • If you're using a physical keyboard, you can access punctuation by pressing the
    Alt
    key and the
    N
    ,
    M
    ,
    K
    , or
    L
    keys. To see more numbers and symbols, press the
    Symbol
    key.