An alternative input method, Swype allows the user to enter text by tracing from letter to letter to form words, instead of tapping on each letter individually.

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Swype delete key problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with the latest firmware an a preinstalled Swype on it. The problem I have, is in the standard email application when using swype keyboard and trying to delete a character, ...
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Swype dictionary keeps getting deleted

Every few weeks, when I go to type something, I find that the Swype dictionary has been deleted (or at least can't be accessed) for no apparent reason. This kills the 2 benefits of Swype: typing ...
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How do I reactivate Swype on a Motorola Atrix HD?

I disabled Swype on my Motorola Atrix HD. How can I get it to reactivate after turning it back on? I went into 'Language & Input' and deselected it, but when I took the same path to turn it back ...
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Why isn't the Swype keyboard showing corrections?

Normally, while using the Swype keyboard, corrections appear at the top of the screen and it allows me to pick the right word. For some reason it isn't appearing at the moment. Is there a way to ...
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How to quickly change the language in the latest Swype beta?

According to Swype's advanced tips page: Switching languages: To switch between the two most recent languages, Swype from the Swype-key to the key with the language initials on it. Since I ...
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Can I turn off Swype autocorrect for pecking only?

I found some guides for turning it off entirely, but when I swype, I need the autocorrect, because I am not very accurate then. My problem is that I frequently use words which are not in the ...
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How do you remove words from Swype's dictionary?

I know how to remove words from Swype's user dictionary. I want to know how to remove words from Swype's built-in dictionary. I get very frustrated with all these random words that I know I'll never ...
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Help inputting words into Swype

On my old phone (still the Samsung galaxy s 3) I was somehow able to input the "words" 'c:' ';D' and other things like that with symbols at the beginning or end into its dictionary. That old phone ...
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Enable Hebrew Swipe Input

I noticed I can use (with my out of the box Nexus 4) swipe for.input in English but there does not seem to be a way to use swipe for Hebrew input. Am I missing a configuration option that enable this? ...
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Swype hold-on special characters customisation

Is it possible to set the default special character when you hold a key in Swype? When I am writing in Polish, I'd prefer Polish characters come up first so that I don't need to do any additional ...
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Can I get my old keyboard back after update?

I have an HTC Desire X and I Updated Android yesterday (I have android 4.1.1 now). Since the update I have a new keyboard, which has keys on different places (such as the change language button). Also ...
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News about the missing Enter Key in Swype?

I think that Swype could be exactly the Keyboard I need, I like it very much, but without an Enter key it is impossible to use for me, makes no sense. Does somebody have news about this theme? Will it ...
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Is it possible to remove the “:-)” smiley key in Swype for stock Messaging?

I love Swype but have a minor gripe with it. Many times a word will be completely messed up so I hit the backspace key but instead accidentally hit the :-) key. In almost all programs there will ...
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Is there any way to get Swype on my Moto Droid?

Is there anyway to get Swype from outside the Market? Its not available there, and I see its already running on Droid X, so I was thinking it'd probably work on Droid as well.
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How do I disable the Swype button I see in the virtual keyboard?

On my Samsung Galaxy Next, I enabled the Swype mode, but I don't find anymore where I enabled it, and where I can disable it. I tried with the "Language and keyboard" settings, but I find only the ...
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Can't use Swype after connecting and disconnecting my Bluetooth keyboard

I'm testing my new Samsung luetooth keyboard with my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and discovering some peculiarities. Connecting the keyboard was relatively simple. However, when I don´t use the tablet in ...
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How to disable default spell check

I installed Swype keyboard and got a message saying it's recommended to disable spell check. I can't find the option anywhere and it; I've tried going to settings->language and input but don't see any ...
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Changing Swype keyboard layout

Is there anyway to change Swype from QWERTY to something else, like AZERTY?
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Swype keyboard does not show, after changing to Swype keyboard and locking screen

Device: Samsung Galaxy Grand Android: 4.1.2 I downloaded Swype keyboard and selected it for use. After that, I locked my screen and tried to type my password, but the keyboard is not opening. Now, ...
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How do you set the Swype keyboard to delete the entire word when the delete button is held down?

Older version did this but now it only happens to the first word. "If I have a sentence like this" and wanted to delete all the way to "If I" I could have held down the delete key and after a second ...
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Small keyboard in landscape

I love Swype, but it has one big problem: it's almost impossible to use in landscape on a 5-inch screen. It just gets difficult to run my finger correctly across the keyboard when it's spread out ...
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Profanity Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean

I don't know what's changed and I cannot figure out how to set it up but my S2 no longer lets me swear. I have to manually type in the words every time, it doesn't seem to be updating any ...
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Swype remove special characters?

Is there a plugin or any other way to use swype but force it to auto-replace special characters like č with c, ž with z etc. ? As currently Swype is predicting words - for example: "Španija" and it ...
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Is it possible to add a keyboard layout and dictionary to Swype?

I used the official Motorola upgrade tool and updated my Motorola Defy to Froyo (French firmware). Before the update, when I held the Q key on the Swype keyboard, many languages options were offered, ...
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How to backup Swype personal dictionary?

How do I backup my Swype personal dictionary ? I Googled and found a thread on the Swype forums: Backing up and restoring your user dictionary (ROOT USERS ONLY) I followed the exact procedure but ...
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Using Swype, or a Swype-like keyboard, is there a way to type without lifting my finger up?

Swype is great, but I feel like it could be even faster/more fluid if you just dragged your finger over the space bar/performed some other gesture to insert a space between words, rather than having ...
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Swype keyboard turns into a black area

Every day or two, my swype keyboard turns into a black area. There are no keys or anything. Just a black area, and I have to change input mode to samsung keyboard and then back to Swype to get it ...
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Can Swype be downloaded from a PC and transfered to the phone by a USB cable?

I'm trying to download the Swype installer to my PC so I can transfer it to my phone without using my data plan. When I go to the website and try to download the installer without registering I get ...
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Is it possible to use two dictionaries at the same time in swype?

I type in two languages regularly - depends on who I communicate with, in perhaps 60:40 or 70:30 ratio. Sometimes I even use words from both languages in the same text. Both languages are supported by ...
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Swype keyboard not swyping

Yesterday I installed Swype Keyboard to replace SlideIT. At first Swype was working but today it only lets me press the keys and not drag my finger. I think I briefly saw a message saying "dragging is ...
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Is there a way to make the Swype keyboard (or any other) auto-switch back to the alphabetic keyset when I enter a punctuation mark?

The question line pretty much says it all. Using the Swype keyboard (Galaxy Nexus, Jellybean, Swype 1.3.1.9410), is there some way/plugin/hack to make the keyset automatically switch back to the ...
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Swype Beta v1.3.1.9274 [closed]

I was just prompted to update my Swype Beta to version v1.3.1.9274 which I did. During the process, I was reassured that I won't be losing any of my data. However, upon completion of the ...
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Entering a backtick with the Swype keyboard

I have a Samsung Galaxy S and use the Swype keyboard by default (OK, I'm addicted to it). Using Swype, I can't find the backtick character, `, which limits my ability to answer questions or add ...
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Swype flashing on and off

I just upgraded my Samsung Galaxy SII phone, unlocked from Gingerbread to stock ICS (ver 4.0.3), and I think it looks cool in many aspects. One thing I am getting annoyed with though is the Swype. I ...
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Word Suggestions not working after ICS on AT&T Galaxy S 2

I recently updated to ICS on my AT&T Galaxy S 2 but since then the word suggestions has been working intermittently even though it is turned on while using Swype keyboard. Is anyone else facing ...
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Does Swype have custom auto replace?

I love how Swype works but there are a few rather long phrases that I need to enter quite often, and wish I could enter faster, such as my email. I know the user dictionary will let me add custom ...
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Where does swype store the user dictionary?

Does anyone know where Swype stores the user dictionary? I wasn't careful enough at the outset and now it prefers "Amanfa" to "Amanda" which is hugely annoying. I haven't been able to delete it. I'd ...
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Does Swype Beta collects typed passwords?

Their FAQ doesn't mention this, but when I enable Swype on my Galaxy S2, I get a notification warning me that it can collect all info, including credit card numbers and passwords. Does it collect ...
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Personal Dictionaries

I use swype beta on my galaxy nexus (ICS). When I type some word that is not in the dictionary, swype prompts me to add the word to its "personal dictionary". However, even after I go along with that, ...
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Is there a UK English dictionary for the Swype keyboard?

I've just signed up for Swype beta but there's no option I can see for an UK English keyboard, which means I get incorrect :¬) spellings for 'colour', 'neighbour', 'favourite' etc. Anyone know if ...
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Help controlling the cursor in swype?

I've got swype pre-installed on my Epic4G, and after a recent update (which also introduced an exasperating auto correction "feature") I'm finding that my cursor won't stay put -- it pops to the end ...
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Any reason why Swype isn't in Play Store? [closed]

Have developers of Swype keyboard ever told anywhere why they haven't added their app in Play Store yet? As Play Store is easiest way of installing and updating apps, it'd be nice..
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Can I use arrow keys?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-I9100 running Android 2.3.5. I love the "Swype" keyboard except I really want arrow keys. Is there please a way to add them or switch them on? (Background) I know I ...
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Swype for Kindle Fire?

Now that the latest update has been pushed, is there a way to install Swype on the Kindle Fire without rooting it?
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Automatic Input Method Change on Samsung Galaxy Tab

The tab frequently attempts to change input method from Swype to keyboard dock. I don't own a keyboard dock. How do I stop this? Can't find it in the Settings.
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How can I install swype on HTC Wildfire S?

I have an HTC Wildfire S and want to install Swype. I understand from a bit of searching that I need to download it. When I search for "swype" in the marketplace there are dozens of results which ...
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3.2 update causes strange swype problem

I own a galaxy tab 10.1. After updating to honeycomb 3.2, I have noticed the following problem whenever trying to use the swype keyboard in the url bar of the stock browser: After having written any ...
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Where are the settings for stock swype?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S from Sprint that has Swype pre installed. The latest OS update included some changes to Swype that are making me completely insane. The biggest issue is that it auto-corrects ...
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Quickly switch input methods (swype->other)

I'd like to be able to switch from Swype to Hacker Keyboard from within programs, especially ConnectBot and TerminalEmulator. Hacker Keyboard comes with a shortcut to switch to others, but Swype ...
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How to type a question mark without using the shift key in Swype?

One of the reasons Swype is so great is, of course, that I can write very fast no matter how lenghty is a word. But whenever I have to use a question mark, or an exclamation, I have to hit the shift ...