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Third Party Software Swift Keyboard on the 3T

  1. joealejos
    Cupcake Jan 9, 2017

    joealejos , Jan 9, 2017 :
    I recently upgraded from the One to the 3T and noticed something odd with the Swift keyboard. On the One I used to have symbols like (@ " &) displayed on the corners of their corresponding keys, so when I would hold down that key i could chose that symbol along with other options.

    Now on the 3T I do get the same symbols when I hold down the same key but i don't see them displayed as a small icon on the corner of the key. I went through all of the settings on the Swift keyboard but I have not been able to display those icons, am I missing something? Or is that just how it is on the 3T.
     

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  2. Kiran.a.joseph
    Jelly Bean Jan 9, 2017

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    Kiran.a.joseph , Jan 9, 2017 :
    Still works for me in 4.0.1
    I think the minimalist theme of swift keyboard does not have this option. Try selecting a different theme or clear the data and cache of the keyboard app.
     

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  3. joealejos
    Cupcake Jan 10, 2017

    joealejos , Jan 10, 2017 :
    You were right! It was the theme, I feel so silly. Thank you very much.
     

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  4. Kiran.a.joseph
    Jelly Bean Jan 10, 2017

    Kiran.a.joseph , Jan 10, 2017 :
    The good thing is that the problem is solved. You are welcome.
     

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  5. harald.servat
    Gingerbread Jan 10, 2017

    harald.servat , Jan 10, 2017 :
    Maybe a bit unrelated to the thread, but do you prefer swift over gboard? and if so, for any particular reason?
     

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  6. joealejos
    Cupcake Jan 10, 2017

    joealejos , Jan 10, 2017 :
    I have not tried gboard but I love Swift, you can customize so many things. I just google it and Gboard looks really cool, might give it a try.
     

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  7. G_Tommy_Haywood_WrES
    Cupcake Jan 11, 2017


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  8. Sanket_Trivedi
    Cupcake Jan 17, 2017


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  9. Kiran.a.joseph
    Jelly Bean Jan 17, 2017

    Kiran.a.joseph , Jan 17, 2017 :
    Settings => Languages & Input => Languages => add a language
     

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  10. deak21
    Cupcake Jan 17, 2017

    deak21 , Jan 17, 2017 :
    Is there a way to uninstall Swiftkey? I used to use it but Gboard has caught up in terms of features and seems to fix some issues I had with Swiftkey. Therefore I'd like to remove the latter but it looks like a system app. I'm a bit surprised as all other preloaded (non G-suite) apps can be removed without a hitch.
     

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  11. user 7
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jan 17, 2017

    user 7 , Jan 17, 2017 :
    SwiftKey has its own advantages.. It never forgets a word that you type once using the keyboard, excellent predictions, great themes, etc. G board even though provides a few features is no match to SwiftKey... Once we start using it, we don't feel like doing without it
     

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  12. harald.servat
    Gingerbread Jan 17, 2017

    harald.servat , Jan 17, 2017 :
    thanks for providing your own feedback!
     

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  13. Sanket_Trivedi
    Cupcake Jan 20, 2017

    Sanket_Trivedi , Jan 20, 2017 :
    Thanks, but my problem is different. it doesnot download any language, the bar keeps on showing downloading for long time. I have also tried to make my account but there also it doesnot ipen for long time and then gives error that page cannot be displayed.

    can you suggest me how to uninstall this app and reinstall again?!
     

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  14. Kiran.a.joseph
    Jelly Bean Jan 20, 2017

    Kiran.a.joseph , Jan 20, 2017 :
    Are you downloading on mobile data or wifi?
     

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  15. fever69
    Froyo Jan 20, 2017


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