Questions tagged [swype]

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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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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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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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 updated ...
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Gboard doesn't save new words and use my personal dictionary?

I have both swedish and english activated in GBoard, but I'm using the swedish layout so I get easy access to the letter å ä ö. My problem is that Gboard doesn't seem to "learn" some new words. A ...
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How do I transfer my personal dictionary in swype from older phone to the new phone? I have already registered with the same email ID

When I open Swype > My Words > Personalization on the new phone, I find it blank. However, I have a list of words on my older phone, which I would like to be transferred to the new one?
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Swype keyboard: how to add a letter to a keyboard?

I am using the Swype keyboard on Android. When I hold down a letter on the English keyboard (and others), I can see a list of similar letters with diacritics and other options for Unicode character's ...
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Gboard: select current word, and compound words in German language

I'm using gboard from Google and I absolutely love it. I just have two questions about it because I come from using Swype which has a lot of nice and useful features to quickly which i miss heavily: ...
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How to turn off Android corner page curl?

I'm having an Android page curl issue. I've read up on it and a lot of people say it's a clean master app.. but I don't have that app, or omniswipe.. or and of the other apps mentioned... My phone ...
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Is it possible to move the keyboard to the top of the screen?

One of the biggest advantages to the Swype keyboard is the ability to effectively type with only one hand. However this dosent work very well since the keyboard is at the bottom of the screen. Is ...
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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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“Samsung keyboard keeps stopping” error message. After reboot no keyboard is accessible and I cannot unlock the device

The device is a Samsung Note 5 recently updated from Sprint running the Swype keyboard. The error message "Samsung keyboard keeps stopping" is appearing over and over after trying to send an emoji in ...
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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 dictionary migration

How to migrate a swype keyboard dictionary to another device (a new one for instance)? When I buy a new phablet I have to collect words over again.
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IME: How to enter katakana rather than hiragana with Swype keyboard

I am using the Swype Japanese keyboard for Android. With the Japanese language selected, how do I tell my keyboard to enter katakana instead of hiragana? Thanks.
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TalkBack, how to figure out what the non-text-reading sounds mean

I am trying to use TalkBack without looking at the screen, but even when I look I am not good with sounds because they distract me and I cannot figure out what they mean. So, is there a resource, ...
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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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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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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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Google keyboard gestures not working for other languages than English (Moto G, Android 4.4.4)

I can't get gestures ("swype") to work with Google Keyboard for languages other than English (which is my device language). Gestures are activated in the keyboard settings, I have tried rebooting ...
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No arrow keys on Swype keyboard after updating to 4.4.2

I updated and am now running 4.4.2, and was surprised by the update: The arrow keys I had now don't exist. I need them. Also, when it gets a word wrong, I cannot back-delete characters, it just ...
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Swype quick emoji input list

Does anyone know where to find the list of the available intuitive emoji input keywords? I have looked unsuccessfully. It will be useful as a reference. Many thanks.
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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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Disable personal language library feature of Swype

I dislike the way keyboards build a personal language library. I currently use Huawei Swype and whilst yes, every now and then I can clear the library, I would like to not have to do that. Is there ...
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Google Keyboard Esperanto Dictionary

My goal To have Google Keyboard predict Esperanto words. Current Status As of posting date, I am using the most updated Google Keyboard app, on Android L. The Esperanto keyboard is present and ...
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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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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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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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Why does “Android Keyboard” keep crashing even though I'm not using it?

I use the Swype keyboard to enter text on my Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 5.1. Often, at least once a day and often more depending on usage, I get a pop up error message that says "Unfortunately ...
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do I pay for multiple downloads of paid apps? [duplicate]

I am thinking about buying Tasker, and swype. If I purchase these apps, will I need to pay for them on each device? Or will a single purchase allow me to install on all my devices?
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How can I change the default currency key on Swype keyboard?

In Swype Settings I have the language set to "UK English" yet for some reason when I'm typing the currency symbol (long-press on s) is a dollar sign ($) not a pound sign (£), if I press SYM the dollar ...
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How do I type umlauts and other special characters with Swype?

I can change the swype-interpreting language, but the keyboard doesn't show me any special symbols. HTC Incredible with Swype 2.4.44.10912.t100 (have not updated to Dec beta, yet). I just want to ...
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no auto correct when tapping in swype mode

I have a galaxy s2. I keep my phone in swype mode but also tap some words. In the past, it has always auto corrected the words that I typed as it would with t9. Recently it stopped. I have the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...