Got Android? Now you got Swype.

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Got Android? Now you got Swype.
One of the most anticipated programs for Android phones is Swype, which made its official debut on the Windows Mobile Samsung Omnia II earlier this month. At that time, we heard that the text entry program would be made available on other devices (including Android) in 2010. Even though we have a few days to go until Jan 1st, it appears a beta release of Swype has been leaked out and is avaliable for all you Android lovin' users to install and try out. Just follow the directions and download link on Droidmuff and you'll be good to go. We tried it on the Motorola DROID and didn't have any problems using it. In fact, it worked better than on the Samsung Omnia II, since the DROID's screen is capacitive and only requires a slight touch.

source: Droidmuff


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15 Comments

1. vzwman

Posts: 385; Member since: Oct 26, 2009

Didn't find it in android market

2. PhoneArena Team

Posts: 258; Member since: Jun 27, 2006

That's because it's a leaked beta version and not on the Android Market. There is a LINK in the news article above.

3. avengedfo7ld

Posts: 14; Member since: Sep 25, 2009

Works great! now there is no need to look back! I waited for the omnia 2 forever and won a droid.. No need to even think about the omnia 2 now.

4. Trobes05

Posts: 106; Member since: Aug 01, 2009

Wow...I can't believe how easy it is to text! Easily uses just my thumb to text and type.

5. SamTime

Posts: 253; Member since: Nov 07, 2009

Haha how does that swipe come close to the word "testing"?

6. anthonygolovey

Posts: 44; Member since: Dec 30, 2009

Doesnt work on the htc eris but works really good on my friends motorola droid, i just switched from my droid to the eris but switching back tomorrow because of the SWYPE it is freaking AWESOME.

7. uk786

Posts: 47; Member since: Dec 30, 2009

I can confirm that it only works on devices with a WVGA screen resolution! *does not work on HTC Hero

13. JocularJester

Posts: 40; Member since: Oct 28, 2009

does it work on the samsung moment?

8. gemini6991

Posts: 24; Member since: Sep 21, 2009

I used swipe on the Omnia 2 when our Samsung rep came into the store a few months ago. It was cool, but either he didn't know how to use it or the phone wasn't responsive enough... Either way I really like it on my Droid. It's so much easier to use and for beta is pretty accurate. Thanks!

9. crappypunk

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

omfg I love swype SOOO much better than on the omnia.. the capacitive screen makes this amazing i'm giggling like a school girl.. I mean I desperately want to make love to a school boy.. wait no

10. icarus

Posts: 24; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

gotta be honest, i care about swype about as much as i care about multi-touch. To each their own, but if swype is anything like the Omnia II, i'll pass, thanks

11. deeoh1084

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 30, 2009

this sucks i tried on mytouch 3g and behold 2... it doesn't work... this blows!!! it says “The swype package you installed does not match the screen size of the device. Please contact swype about this issue. Screen size: 480×320″ what the heck!!!

12. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

You must have missed the part where it's been confirmed as Droid-only.

14. Shelby unregistered

Does SWYPE work on the new Samsung Transform?

15. Sport7781 unregistered

I have been trying to get swype for my android phoenix and have not been able to get it to download. Any suggestions? Or dose it even work for my phone?

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