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    Default Looking for a new keyboard app

    I was a happy Fleksy keyboard user, loved it for its minimal interface. It just took up a lot less screen real estate than the regular stock keyboard. Plus I loved the left swipe to delete last word feature. But after upgrading to to iOS 10, the keyboard doesn't perform so well, hangs midway and I get the stock keyboard. I suppose Fleksy just gives up. I read that the Fleksy team went to Pinterest and I haven't got any app updates for months.
    All that being said, I think its time for me to move on to a new keyboard app. Any suggestions in line with what Fleksy used to offer are appreciated. Important for me would be a minimal interface and less screen real estate(I'm on 5S)
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    I'm looking for a new one too, nothing seems to beat Fleksy imo
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    I've been using SwiftKey since the beginning of iOS 8. It's the smartest keyboard of all. I use predictive, rather than swipe.
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    I love Fleksy too, but hasn't been performing great after iOS 10.
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    I've been using SwiftKey since the beginning of iOS 8. It's the smartest keyboard of all. I use predictive, rather than swipe.
    I never used a 3rd party keyboard. Do you really find a benefit to using one? Better predictive and auto-correct? Question, once you set it as your keyboard, do you have to change it each time in a message or when using a keyboard or will it stay as default?
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    Try word flow.
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    I like Swiftkey. I tried the Google's Gboard for a couple months but went back to Swiftkey. I use the swipe option and like the predictive text.
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    Quote Originally Posted by vikrantvm View Post
    I was a happy Fleksy keyboard user, loved it for its minimal interface. It just took up a lot less screen real estate than the regular stock keyboard. Plus I loved the left swipe to delete last word feature. But after upgrading to to iOS 10, the keyboard doesn't perform so well, hangs midway and I get the stock keyboard. I suppose Fleksy just gives up. I read that the Fleksy team went to Pinterest and I haven't got any app updates for months.
    All that being said, I think its time for me to move on to a new keyboard app. Any suggestions in line with what Fleksy used to offer are appreciated. Important for me would be a minimal interface and less screen real estate(I'm on 5S)
    I'd recommend Gboard by google...It offers everything offered in Fleksy & much more... Recently it has become my favourite iPhone keyboard replacing Swifkey.
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    Quote Originally Posted by Freak_1988 View Post
    I'd recommend Gboard by google...It offers everything offered in Fleksy & much more... Recently it has become my favourite iPhone keyboard replacing Swifkey.
    I tried GBoard, but it asked for permission to my contacts. I deleted it.
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    I use Swiftkey. Have tried a few others but keep coming back to it.
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    Any keyboards out there that make use of the haptic feedback without jailbreaking?
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    I'm a SwiftKey fan as well. Since I was on Android. Even have my mom using it now.
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

    Do any allow Siri dictation yet?
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    Default Re: Looking for a new keyboard app

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    Do any allow Siri dictation yet?
    That's what I'm looking for too! Love Swiftkey, but doesnt' have dictation...
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    Default Looking for a new keyboard app

    I typically stick with the stock board but sometimes I like to dabble in the 3rd party region of boards! GBoard was my favorite but I'm digging SwiftKey at the moment.

    Love the slide typing!
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    Give word flow a try . It's good
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