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I'm running CM6 on a Motorola Droid.

Every now and then (at least once a day), my keyboard will revert from Swype back to the Stock Android Keyboard and I have switch back to the Swype keyboard to be able to use it again.

And sometimes (at least once every other day), the Swype keyboard will be completely disabled and I have to go back into Settings --> Keyboards and re-enable Swype.

This is starting to get really annoying. Any suggestions?

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What happens if you try other alternative keyboard? Do you lose them as well or is it just Swype? –  Lie Ryan Oct 30 '10 at 7:07
    
@Lie Good suggestion, I'll try that –  Bryan Denny Oct 30 '10 at 13:39
    
I've not seen this behavior. Then again, it IS a beta. –  Al E. Jan 7 '11 at 19:21
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I believe this problem was caused by having Swype installed to the SD card. Moving Swype back to the phone's internal storage seems to have fixed the problem.

Settings-->Applications-->Manage Applications-->Swype-->Select "move to phone"
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It's so irritating to see the OS differentiating between storage locations. –  Michael Paulukonis Nov 7 '10 at 21:35
    
I want to be able to install anywhere, always. –  Pitto May 3 '11 at 15:41
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Good question... I'm experiencing this currently although the app is already living on my phone. A quick fix for me seems to be un-selecting Swype as the alternative keyboard (see steps below) and then re-selecting it. Then I will then have to reset Swype (i.e. long-press in a text field, select Input Method and select Swype).

Settings > Language & Keyboard > Swype
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Try relicensing it. That has worked for me in the past.

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Just a suggestion: is it possible that you have Swype on the kill list in your task killer?

(NOTE: I have a Droid as well, and have not experienced this. I do not run a task killer though. Also, I could not live without Swype.)

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No, I do not run a task killer. –  Bryan Denny Oct 28 '10 at 14:15
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