Cannot use Greek lower case letters in the text field of the Messaging application

Last Update Date : Jan 16. 2018

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Q: Cannot use Greek lower case letters (small letters) in the text field of the Messaging application?


A: This is a design concept on many models. It was set to prevent a potential additional data cost when sending a text using Greek characters. The small Greek character is made using Unicode and to create a message.


Using such characters might incur additional cost (compared to composing a text using upper case characters), due to data cost to encode and decode the text.


If you still prefer to use lower case letters on the text message, you need to change the Input mode to Unicode or Automatic. To revert to just upper case letters, set the Input mode to default GSM alphabet setting.


Follow the steps below to set the messaging Input Mode (The steps and images below are from Galaxy Note 3):


Step 1: Tap Messages.



Step 2: Tap the Menu button.


Step 3: Tap Settings.



Step 4: Tap Input mode.



Step 5: Change the input mode to Unicode or Automatic.






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