Enter Chinese Characters with the Dial Pad Keys

You can use the dial pad keys and the PinYin input widget to enter Chinese characters on VVX business media phones.

The PinYin input widget disappears if you press the Pound key or no keys are pressed for 5 seconds.


  1. Enter the PinYin text that corresponds with the digits on the phone's dial pad.
    For example, press 7464.
    The possible PinYin matches display in the text field with the first match highlighted.
  2. Press the Star key to toggle between selections.
    The recommendation area shows the possible character matches. A navigation indicator is displayed if more matches are available.
  3. Use the left and right arrow keys or swipe the recommendation area on the touch screen to change the selected character.
  4. Press the Select key to select the character from the recommendation area.
  5. After the character is selected, it is displayed in the input field at the cursor location.