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SwiftKey Flow beta review: shaping up to be the best Android keyboard

0. phoneArena 06 Dec 2012, 06:45 posted on

Any lifting off is gone in SwiftKey Flow, as you can just swipe through the space bar, and the keyboard will place an interval for you. Coupled with the excellent text prediction algorithms, this makes for unholy sliding speed and accuracy...

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posted on 06 Dec 2012, 06:48 7

1. wendygarett (unregistered)


Swiftkey is a one major reasons why I love android... It give me a lot easier to type the word with one hand :)

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 07:09

3. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Wendy loves Android? Wow!

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 07:15 2

5. wendygarett (unregistered)


Problem? :)

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 06:51 3

2. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


Swiftkey lags too much on my phone.
It takes a few extra seconds to pull up the keyboard when I press the google search bar on my homescreen.
Is this any better?

posted on 07 Dec 2012, 04:13

17. iDroidWin (Posts: 117; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


Never lagged for me. Didn't try this one

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 07:15

4. Firedrops (Posts: 215; Member since: 06 Sep 2011)


And I just bought the original Swiftkey a month ago. Gah.

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 07:40 1

6. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)


this isnt a new app...swiftkey 3 which is on the play store will get flow in an update...this is just beta and thats how swiftkey do it,they make a seperate beta app and when beta is over they push the new features as an update

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 08:00

7. jjackielz (Posts: 10; Member since: 01 Apr 2012)


yes it is so so great and very very user friendly i really really.. love this ... android keyboard....

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 09:05 1

8. SellPhones82 (Posts: 520; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


Anyone else not able to download the Language Pack? The US one keep failing and I wonder if it's due to hight traffic on their servers or something. Been trying since I got the email about 4 hours ago.

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 10:02

9. buggerrer (Posts: 288; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)


better than google gesture keyboard?

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 10:17 1

10. Andrew10301 (Posts: 14; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


The us version took a while but I'm using it now and it works well on my one x. Although it seems to correct it's to is...

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 11:17

11. Twisted247 (Posts: 243; Member since: 12 Oct 2012)


Been using the swift key flow since this morning they emailed it at 3am..
I am VERY impressed thus far, I will certainly be purchasing the full version when available. My ONLY gripe is that there isn't an option for a designated number row. Which on the Note is a feature I have come to love. And its hard to live without once you have the convenience!

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 11:57 3

12. anirudhshirsat97 (Posts: 397; Member since: 24 May 2011)


wait..off topic but how come every one is getting downvoted? Anyways,
I love swiftkey, its the best! I got it for free from getjar when they where promoting their app store.

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 14:37

13. SellPhones82 (Posts: 520; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


Because keyboards like this make the fruity fan boys very sad pandas! Haters gonna hate! Plus they have nothing better to do with their time than "thumb down" comments!
I got the original Swiftkey for free when Amazon was still doing their daily free apps and it's updated to the each new version and now have the beta installed along side it until it get the official update.

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 22:22

14. MC1123 (Posts: 1243; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


i just use touchpal... i cant find swiftkey flow on play store! only the swiftkey 3

posted on 07 Dec 2012, 00:06

15. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 864; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


just got the beta and works pretty damn good on my S3.

posted on 07 Dec 2012, 04:12

16. iDroidWin (Posts: 117; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


I love this keyboard. Never used any other since I have downloaded this one. But, I would stick to old version. I like swipe to delete function and swipe to type is more english speaking countries centric. In our country we chat in our native language making swipe useless most of the time.

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