1. Hiri89's Avatar
    So i need an advice before spending a dollar on swype.

    Which one is better and what are the advantages over one another?

    Also, why do i keep getting the stuck keyboard back when I'm using swiftkey? it's so annoyinggggg!!!! id say it's beyondddd annoying!!!
    09-25-2014 02:13 AM
  2. Sekelani Zwambila's Avatar
    I prefer Swype. There are more themes. Which look better and it works better at learning your slang lol
    Here is the link you the screen shots off Swype
    http://forums.imore.com/ios-8/299759...beautiful.html

    I like to match keyboard themes with their color of my case and wallpaper background.
    09-25-2014 02:16 AM
  3. z06gal's Avatar
    I have not tried Swype but Swiftkey is outstanding for me. It is the only feature I missed when I had Android phones. I am glad to see it now available for iOS
    Illustrator Joe likes this.
    09-25-2014 11:37 AM
  4. ghostface147's Avatar
    I went back to the default keyboard. Too many glitches on the other ones. I don't like the default color sets on Swiftkey.
    calebt, jmr1015 and Blazer50 like this.
    09-25-2014 12:16 PM
  5. blueszz's Avatar
    I missed predictive text in Swype and think SwiftKey is superior in guessing the correct words while swiping. With Swype I had to correct every four words manually which slowed me down.
    09-25-2014 12:17 PM
  6. austriak's Avatar
    While none of the 3rd party keyboards are free of bugs, I prefer SwiftKey. I used it with Android so it already has learned a lot about me and predicts what I want to say very accurately. It could look better but there will eventually be a theme store and I care more about how it works than the look of the keyboard.
    09-25-2014 01:22 PM
  7. owlyn's Avatar
    Never tried Swiftkey- I went right to Swype with ios8. Love it. I get the correct words about 95% of the time.
    09-25-2014 07:05 PM
  8. jmr1015's Avatar
    I like the stock keyboard. I haven't used any of the new keyboards for iOS 8 on my iPhone, but I used a variety of keyboards on my Nexus, and I always preferred the stock iOS keyboard. The new iOS 8 keyboard is nice.

    I kind of hope with iOS 8 allowing 3rd party keyboards, that maybe BlackBerry will offer a downloadable version of their BB OS 10 keyboard. I can dream, right? Lol
    09-25-2014 08:07 PM
  9. Judson50's Avatar
    I tried both and I did not like how swift key made you accept sending your typed data to their servers to update their dictionary on your phone.

    I tried swipe and it is buggy.

    Therefore staying with the default
    09-25-2014 08:56 PM
  10. Nanci's Avatar
    I'm still on a 4S waiting for 6p. I immediately downloaded SwiftKey. (Well after long enough to totally love predictive text.) I love swiping, but I feel like there is quite a big of lag now anytime I need to input text- waiting for the keyboard to come up. I also installed it on my mini, only to find SwiftKey doesn't allow swiping on ipad. I think I'd like to try Swype, too. That's my MO- buy a bunch of apps, use them, keep the best.
    09-26-2014 10:20 AM
  11. sting7k's Avatar
    Anyone know how to turn on keyboard clicks with Swiftkey?
    09-26-2014 11:33 AM
  12. sting7k's Avatar
    So i need an advice before spending a dollar on swype.

    Which one is better and what are the advantages over one another?

    Also, why do i keep getting the stuck keyboard back when I'm using swiftkey? it's so annoyinggggg!!!! id say it's beyondddd annoying!!!
    I'm always amazed that people run out and spend hundreds of $$$ on a new phone but cry and whine over a $1 app...
    ladyc0524 and MaciLicous like this.
    09-26-2014 11:37 AM
  13. Rolandh's Avatar
    I missed predictive text in Swype and think SwiftKey is superior in guessing the correct words while swiping. With Swype I had to correct every four words manually which slowed me down.
    Swype has been available on Android for a while & used to use it on and off when I was using an Android Phone (before I saw the light & switched to an iPhone).

    Roland
    09-26-2014 01:06 PM
  14. Hiri89's Avatar
    W
    i'm always amazed that people run out and spend hundreds of $$$ on a new phone but cry and whine over a $1 app...
    because the phone i will use. However, i dont know about that keyboard. I dnt like wasting money.

    Bye felicia
    10-04-2014 04:08 PM
  15. TripleOne's Avatar
    Anyone know how to turn on keyboard clicks with Swiftkey?
    I don't think you can.. Its been rather annoying not being able to hear my keyboard clicks when my phone is not on silent
    10-04-2014 10:38 PM
  16. iBright's Avatar
    Is there any swipe alternative for iOS 7 ? I mean without a jailbreak?


    iPhone 5S Gold ( iOS 7.1.2 )
    10-04-2014 10:55 PM
  17. jmr1015's Avatar
    Is there any swipe alternative for iOS 7 ? I mean without a jailbreak?


    iPhone 5S Gold ( iOS 7.1.2 )
    Any particular reason you don't want to just update to iOS 8?
    10-04-2014 11:46 PM
  18. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    So i need an advice before spending a dollar on swype.

    Which one is better and what are the advantages over one another?

    Also, why do i keep getting the stuck keyboard back when I'm using swiftkey? it's so annoyinggggg!!!! id say it's beyondddd annoying!!!
    I have been using Swype. I like the gestures better on Swype and the themes are better to me. It has been the best dollar I have used this far.


    Sent from my iPad Air. Best tablet on the planet.
    MaciLicous likes this.
    10-05-2014 01:29 PM
  19. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    The bug that still persists is that the keyboard does not work if the phone is on the lock screen and I get a message. I cannot reply in the message box with the swype keyboard. That sucks. I hope that they fix this soon.


    Sent from my iPad Air. Best tablet on the planet.
    10-07-2014 04:07 AM
  20. Scorpion667's Avatar
    Been using Swype since 2011 on and off. I've tried all the popular keyboards available and found Swype to be the fastest keyboard for one handed use. Swiftkey is the fastest for two handed use.



    I can pull off 65-70 WPM one handed with Swype, one handed:
    Swiftkey vs Swype: Which one is better and what are the advantages over one another?-2014-09-21-02.41.44.png
    10-07-2014 01:01 PM
  21. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Been using Swype since 2011 on and off. I've tried all the popular keyboards available and found Swype to be the fastest keyboard for one handed use. Swiftkey is the fastest for two handed use.



    I can pull off 65-70 WPM one handed with Swype, one handed:
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    As compared to which other keyboard's WPM? Does Swype have the option to remove a predictive word from the predictive dictionary? SwiftKey has that option. Try long pressing on a word and see if it offers that option. Here it is in SwiftKey:
    Swiftkey vs Swype: Which one is better and what are the advantages over one another?-imageuploadedbytapatalk1412702590.399334.jpg


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    10-07-2014 01:23 PM
  22. Scorpion667's Avatar
    Swype has the same word removal method.

    I've tried:
    Google keyboard
    Samsung keyboard
    Touchpal
    Swiftkey
    Swype

    I've owned way too many Android phones that's why I'm pretty familiar with those.

    Swiftkey is impressive in that, I can type cohesive sentences while ridiculously drunk, and I'm not even close to hitting the correct keys. Their engine is really good. It looks at your tap in relation to your previous taps and kinda maps out the word that way.

    Swiftkey flow has an unacceptable flaw in my view in that after I swipe a word it doesn't give me a list of which words it thinks I tried to put down, but rather tries to guess my next word. I then have to backspace and retry the word, extremely annoying. But the actually Flow engine is pretty good, just they are stubborn about that feature. It's key.

    At the end of the day you can't go wrong with either keyboard. Unless you're a die hard Swype fan like myself (I literally learned how to type on smartphones only using Swype) probably best to grab Swiftkey as it's free.
    10-07-2014 11:02 PM
  23. david9962000's Avatar
    After trying a few, TouchPal is best.
    10-07-2014 11:59 PM
  24. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Swype has the same word removal method.

    I've tried:
    Google keyboard
    Samsung keyboard
    Touchpal
    Swiftkey
    Swype

    I've owned way too many Android phones that's why I'm pretty familiar with those.

    Swiftkey is impressive in that, I can type cohesive sentences while ridiculously drunk, and I'm not even close to hitting the correct keys. Their engine is really good. It looks at your tap in relation to your previous taps and kinda maps out the word that way.

    Swiftkey flow has an unacceptable flaw in my view in that after I swipe a word it doesn't give me a list of which words it thinks I tried to put down, but rather tries to guess my next word. I then have to backspace and retry the word, extremely annoying. But the actually Flow engine is pretty good, just they are stubborn about that feature. It's key.

    At the end of the day you can't go wrong with either keyboard. Unless you're a die hard Swype fan like myself (I literally learned how to type on smartphones only using Swype) probably best to grab Swiftkey as it's free.
    I don't use Swype. I have tried it but I can't see under my finger at what letter I'm on. I've gotten pretty good at predictive typing. I wonder why the stock keyboard has no word removal feature?


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    10-08-2014 02:17 AM
  25. TripleOne's Avatar
    As compared to which other keyboard's WPM? Does Swype have the option to remove a predictive word from the predictive dictionary? SwiftKey has that option. Try long pressing on a word and see if it offers that option. Here it is in SwiftKey:
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    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    Is that the iMore app? if so, how did you changed it to a black theme? It looks really nice!
    10-08-2014 08:43 AM
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