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  1. Please don't auto correct my possessive. For example "taylor's" auto-corrects to "Taylors". I spent 450ms putting it in. I want it.

    Special characters like apostrophe and hyphen should be treated as if the are intentional since the take so long to enter. "Deal-breaker" should not be corrected to "deals breaker"

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      SwiftKey Cloud (4.2) has now been released to market! This version of SwiftKey includes improved backspace behavior which should fix this issue in many (but not quite all) circumstances.

      If you have previously purchased SwiftKey, you should be able to update for free (use the same account and app store).

      See our blog post for more info: http://www.swiftkey.net/en/blog/swiftkey-cloud-launched/

      Thanks for your support!

    • Learn from text file -- Learn from Whatsapp (Volume 2)

      I know that Whatsapp do not offer an API to access their messages. But it is possible to export the history of Whatsapp as an txt-file (you can choose this option in the settings of Whatsapp). It would be great if Swiftkey can analyze this txt file!

      1,656 votes
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      • 1,275 votes
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        • Auto complete names and email id's based on my phone/Gmail contacts like stock Samsung keyboard.

          Auto complete names and email id's and numbers based on my phone/Gmail contacts like. This feature is already there in my stock Samsung keyboard.

          1,085 votes
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          • Store list of frequently used usernames and email addresses

            I would like to see the option to either store or cache a custom list of usernames and email addresses so that we don't need to type them in full every time. Maybe add them to the .com button or let the prediction feature do the job. Thank you

            990 votes
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            • 622 votes
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              • Personalization without Cloud Sync

                Personalization settings should be separated from Cloud Sync. Not everyone wants to use Cloud Sync yet everyone does want to use one or all the personalization options.

                605 votes
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                • Learn from Google Voice

                  Ability to learn from google voice sent messages. Some user may rely on google voice as their primary text service.

                  415 votes
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                  • 402 votes
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                    • Own spelling checker dictionary i Swiftkey

                      Add words to your own userdefined spelling checker dictionary to get rid of typing errors. Swiftkeys correction by learning is not good enough if you by mistake repeat typing wrongly spelled words. It will on the contrary learn wrongly spelled words

                      297 votes
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                      • 123 votes
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                        • first letter missing prediction i.e. ight could be right. why do you assume that i is the first letter

                          often for some reason my Samsung note doesn't register the first key I press. this makes predictions useless. how hard would it be to predict as if the first letter is missing.

                          88 votes
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                          • Learn apostrophe in names.

                            It would be great if names apostrophed came up in the predictive text. For instance if I write "Sarahs" it would be nice if "Sarah's" automatically came up at least for common names.

                            81 votes
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                            • 69 votes
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                              • 65 votes
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                                • Let me disable or override autocompletion.

                                  Let me disable or override autocompletion. If I backspace over a suggestion, it should not come back. I tried to type "Damn" and it was replaced by "Danny" three times. There was no way to type the word I wanted!

                                  59 votes
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                                  • Switch for umlauts

                                    Please add option to turn on/off using umlauts. Many people speaking languages with umlauts write anyway without umlauts. Eg. when writing SMS message with ASCII characters has limit of 160 characters, SMS with umlauts can have just 70 characters . and there are other cases when not using umlauts is useful / necessary. Now when I write sometimes with and sometimes without umlauts, SwiftKey prediction is a mess of words with and without umlauts. It would be great to have option that SwiftKey would discard umlauts on background based on user preference. Looking forward when this will be implemented. Effort…

                                    52 votes
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                                    • Mention "touchtype-fluency.com" in the Gmail authorization API

                                      The current UI gives no indication that the user should expect the Google authorization request to come from "touchtype-fluency.com" (without any mention of Swift Key). If the authorization URL can't be fixed to be something more obvious like swiftkey.net, then the authorization page itself should state the expected name.

                                      (At least the relevant help page mentions this discrepancy, so it comes up first on a Google search)

                                      47 votes
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                                      • Shorthand writing

                                        It would be very nice if we'd have the option to define shorthand words (or short-cut combinations) for words we know we'll be using a lot. (It would be awesome if they could be auto-detected)
                                        A good example would be that I'd type 'ap' (without quotation) and SwiftKey would suggest 'Android Police'.
                                        You could then add an option to automatically apply this suggestion if a space is entered (for each entry individually or a general behavior option) in the settings menu.

                                        40 votes
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                                        • bold letters on keyboard

                                          more than 50 years old, a bold keyboard letters option could be very helpful for my bad eyes

                                          27 votes
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