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  1. Theme creation

    It would be great to be able to create our own SwiftKey themes

    33 votes
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      0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add languages without prediction overlap to the maximum of three

      Hi, I currently need to use French, English, and Spanish simultaneously. I understand the need to keep the maximum number of languages to three. Otherwise the prediction would get quite messy. I am currently taking a Russian course and it appears that there is no prediction overlap between the three languages above that use the latin alphabet and the Russian, which uses an entirely different keyboard. Would it be difficult to add a language which has no prediction conflict potential to the maximum 3 languages? I currently have to go into the settings and remove one of my default languages…

      4 votes
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      • Colored Emoji on all phones

        Colored Emjios on all phones (specifically the Samsung Galaxy S3)

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          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 4 votes
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          • Need a way to add plural

            When you type a word and need to and a s. SwiftKey should remove the space automatically. Can be used for pass tense as well eg ... ed added. Also when adding..... ing

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            • Smooth Scrolling in the language list

              I'm pretty sure a lot of people has noticed this, too. Whenever I re-install SwiftKey on a new device, I set it up and part of that is I select the languages I need. Whenever I'm in the language list, however, it always lags. Can you implement smoother scrolling in this part of the app? I can tell for sure that the lag is not coming from anywhere else in my device. I've tried it on a Nexus 5 and a Xiaomi Redmi 1S. The performance of my Nexus is superb. My Redmi 1S is also a quad-core device. So,…

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              • 1 vote
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                • Languages on spacebar

                  Allow to decide how spacebar will work. You could add option to change language via spacebar like in Swype instead of keyboard layout. It would be really helpful

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                  • More gestures when flow is disabled

                    You could add more gestures when flow is disabled. The Fleksy is perfect example of good implementation for gestures.

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                      • Auto suggest the current date

                        When I begin type what I know will be date e.g. "20" use one of the prediction slots for current date "2014-09-11".
                        Obviously consult local format, which would have to consider 11/09/2014 if I was to type 11, or American 09/11/2014.

                        Also don't remember previous dates, unhelpful in my experience.

                        7 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  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.

                          87 votes
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                          • Allow me to dismiss auto-correction for any given word, a la the iOS system keyboard

                            This would solve a number of frustrating issues with SwiftKey, including typing URLs (google.com, not www.google.com, no one uses 'www.'; anymore), email addresses (bob.smith@gmail.com), abbreviations such as "i.e.,", etc...

                            6 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • The diwali theme but in black with black flames

                              The diwali theme but with black or dark flames..

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                                0 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Auto capitalization of personal pronouns

                                In flow, please automatically capitalize the "i" when it is by itself without having to pick it from the suggestions.

                                Allow flow in the recipient list in emails.

                                When an email address or url is detected, don't automatically put in a space after the period.

                                3 votes
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                                • It will be better if we could choose witch keyboard I would use

                                  I use SwiftKey on Android 2.3.6 and I had installed an emoji keyboard but i can't choose witch keyboard i want to use on SwiftKey...
                                  Maybe replace the "speak to write", with "," by a menu where we can change with others keyboards

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                                    0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Feature needed

                                    I don't know if there is this issue in English, but in the Polish language definitely we need the following: an option that would block inserting words longer than the amount of letters that I actually "typed".

                                    I mean, if I enter 4-letter word, it is really frustrating if the keayboard inserts a 7 - 8 letter word, completely wrong. Such words could still show up as suggestions but I really can't understand why they are in ser ted!

                                    In the Polish language there are many 7 - 8 letter long words (generally, the words are much longer than in…

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                                    • Put the letter Ñ on galician layout.

                                      I don't know why this letter is not on the galician keyboard. Its necessary for the correct spelling of many words as it is for Spanish

                                      3 votes
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                                      • My email

                                        Long press on space bar and it enters my email address to save having to keep typing it when I log in to Amazon app for example....

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                                        • Tamil

                                          Please add Tamil language.

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                                            0 comments  ·  2. New languages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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