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  1. 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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    • Fix the Enter key on Google Hangouts

      So far I have only encountered this issue in Google Hangouts and not with any other app. When I press the "enter" key the default option should be to enter a space and start a new line. Instead the default option is to leave a smiley face. This is frustrating. If I press the "enter" key in any other app it will also start a new line.

      51 votes
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        3 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • A "no prediction or autocorrect" switch

        Typing urls or specific code with autocorrect is a nightmare. In some apps SwiftKey will insert the correction as soon as you lift your finger making editing impossible. This isn't a new problem there are old requests on here and it's my biggest complaint, I can switch to another keyboard but then why switch back to SwiftKey?

        35 votes
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          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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"

          2,052 votes
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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!

          • Add a small button at the extreme right of prediction bar to "display more" in swype and standard mode

            Because mode prediction is "time consuming", it could be a good idea to activate it only "on demand", when the user is not happy with the current prediction.
            If a small button on the prediction bar can be pressed (or swype to) to display more possibilities, everybody will be happy. It's not time consuming and give the opportunity to the user to see more possibilities.
            It will also be very interresting in swype mode! Swype to this little button open a new suggestion list...

            24 votes
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              1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide swift key for Windows Phone

              Dear SWIFTKEY Developers ,
              Many people are switching to windows platform now a days. as nokia is producing powerful phones now . and most of people who used swift key are missing it very much.
              therefore I kindly request you to please develop swift key for WP8.
              Lord _YRP

              31 votes
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                4 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Create option to turn turn off swipe to delete

                Create an option to turn off the " swipe to delete" feature. I've never used it purposely but often use it accidentally, much to my frustration

                18 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 1,274 votes
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                  • add a layout with full qwerty+numpad (on left) like full pc keyboard

                    add a layout with full qwerty+numpad (on left)+function keys; like full pc keyboard

                    9 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support multiple RSS-feeds.

                      Can you please add support for multiple RSS-feeds for learning new words?

                      9 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Lojban

                        Lojban is a constructed language spoken by admittedly few compared to most natural languages, however because it is constructed based on a fairly small set of words, and a set of logical rules, building the rules and dictionary for it should hopefully be relatively simple by comparison!

                        A couple of minor rules about capitalization and punctuation are actually the most significant annoyance when typing in lojban. (Sentences start with ".i", everything is lowercase, common use of the ' character.)

                        24 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Arrow keys disappeared after 4.3 on phone version (tertiary panel)

                          After I've upgraded to SwiftKey v4.3 on my phone I've found the bad news: arrow key have disappeared from the tertiary panel (i.e. when you press 123 button and then press the {&=).

                          Please, I want the arrows back! They're very useful to edit a long URL in the browser window and when using ConnectBot.

                          I know that the arrow buttons can be enabled with the "arrow key visible" setting, but this adds a line on the keyboard which TAKE SPACE.
                          I want the arrow keys only when I need them, where they were on the previous versions.

                          100 votes
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                            10 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • No autocorrect for text entered manually character by character (suggest but don't do it automatically)

                            I often use my device to enter linux terminal commands, not natural language and SwiftKey insists on auto correcting me, even if I type the characters in manually instead of swiping.

                            22 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Ability to use flow half way through tapping a word.

                              At the moment you can either use flow to type a word, or you can tap the word. It would be great if while tapping the word you can complete the rest of that same word using flow. There is an app called hipjot that is available on the Cydia store that does this. This seems like the next evolution for swift key.

                              13 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 2 new themes: Sunrise and Rain

                                Hi!
                                Please add more themes. Make a theme Sunrise(Sunshine), in this theme to shine keyboards when press....or Rain theme...to rain on keyboard when i use ketboard. Please, can make this 2 new themes?
                                Thank you much! :-P

                                29 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Please change the keyboard sound!

                                  Please change the Keyboard sound. At least give us the option of having the sound of the default android keyboard. A few others would be nice also. The sound currently used for this keyboard is just awful and ear piercing. There should be no reason to have something that bad on such a great keyboard. The current sound is the only reason I can't use this keyboard.

                                  23 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • allow me to eliminate all capitalization

                                    i'd like to prevent swiftkey from capitalizing any word because i like to keep a certain uncapitalized aesthetic.

                                    9 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • En el teclado español no aparece la letra ñ ni el símbolo del € inicialmente, sólo aparecen con pulsación larga

                                      En el teclado español no aparece la letra ñ ni el símbolo del € inicialmente, sólo aparecen con pulsación larga

                                      11 votes
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                                      • Could you please add more colors

                                        Could you please add more colors or themes for the pro version

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                                          0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Auto-Correct "Undo" Button that Learns

                                          There should be a button to undo an auto-correct. While helpful most of the time, auto-correct can be frustrating when it "corrects" a word into something the user doesn't want. Having a simple undo button would alleviate this frustration, and the software could learn that when auto-corrected text is followed by an undo, that specific auto-correct suggestion should not be used in the future.

                                          4 votes
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