Gilead Almosnino - Redmond WA,
Microsoft Corporation - Redmond WA
Some implementations provide techniques and arrangements for text entry mode selection. For instance, some examples display a text entry area in a graphical user interface. The text entry area may have a plurality of activation areas, with each activation area corresponding to a respective text entry mode of the text entry area. Upon receiving an input in one of the activation areas, the text entry area may be activated in the text entry mode corresponding to the activation area in which the input is received.