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  1. Personalize accent for the long press

    Add the option to choose which accent or number will appear first after a long press. So you can choose for every character which accent or symbol you want. E.g. in german it could be very useful to have a "ä" instead of a "@" by long pressing the "a" button.
    This would save a lot of time for me, Thanks!

    17 votes
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    • Keep predicted Emoji after punctuation

      A lot of time i put some puntuaction at the end of a phrase but when i do that i lost the last Emoji prediction.
      For example:
      "Is today your birthday?" When i write "birthday" i have the emoji prediction of a cake but when i put the question mark i have predictions only for the next phrase.
      So, should be very nice to have the possibility the keep the Emoji prediction after the punctuation.
      Thank you.

      9 votes
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        0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Move the SwiftKey symbol above keyboard to the right so that it won't throw you of everytinme you're looking to switch to the numbers or sym

        Move the SwiftKey symbol above keyboard to the right so that it won't throw you off everytinme you're looking to switch to the numbers or symbol and have to stop to think if the SwiftKey icon represents settings or if it represents symbols. I've been usingSwiftKey for a couple years now and it still throws me off every single time.

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        • 2 votes
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          • Please stop adding a space and completing a word when I enter a period!

            In a worls with periods for many types of entries, such as urls, entering a space after every period makes it almost impossible to enter some words.

            12 votes
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              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Only lowercase mode

              I have big problem with unnessesary uppercase words (words beginning with a capital letter) in your Turkish dictionary. I tried delete that words and rewrote them. Just nothing changed. This is so serious situation for me and this reduces my write speed badly. Please help me!

              3 votes
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                2 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Swype to delete

                Possibility to swype to delete a word or a sentence

                7 votes
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                • option to autocorrect on enter(new line)

                  I have trouble spelling the last words in a sentence as the enter key just adds a new line and doesn't autocorrect the previous word

                  3 votes
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                  • Application specific keyboard layout

                    Can application specific keyboard layout be implemented in SwiftKey? Like when I open Android Terminal Emulator, arrow keys will be enabled automatically even if it is disabled globally?

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                      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • make the sensor area for shift, backspace and space smaller so they are not accidentally pressed when typing...

                      If the sensor size of these keys were reduced so that only the bottom half of the space key worked, for example, then this would avoid the very common problem of pressing these keys accidentally. Perhaps this could be user defined as a percentage of the original size.

                      When pressing a for example, a good percentage of the time the shift key is accidentally pressed. Of only the bottom left of this key was sensitive then accidental pressing would be greatly reduced but purposeful pressing would be still possible... for example:

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                      =#

                      Whet the = is the only sensitive…

                      267 votes
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                        15 comments  ·  3. Themes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Two complete keyboards, side by side, may be better than split keyboard.

                        Using the split keyboard often requires shifting our attention, our eyes and our finger action at unnatural times. Please consider offering an option with dual COMPLETE keyboards, side-by-side. They would look like and be sized similarly to the current split keyboard layout but would allow the user to more naturally stretch for a key or to go to the other side when convenient.

                        With both the full and split keyboards, stretching (with thumbs) is often impossible. With dual keyboards we would have the choice to stretch for key on the current keyboard we're using or to switch to the other…

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                          1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Emoji - Long press Enter key.

                          In: Settings>Layout one can choose the superfluous option, "Enter Key: Always long press for emoji." That seems to be the default anyway, even when that box is unchecked! I hate emoji and never use them. It would be great to have the option to turn that particular long-press function off completely.

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                            1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Bring Back Punctuation Prediction!

                            +1 on punctuation predictions. I miss this feature immensely after v4 (I believe); it literally saved me seconds off each message I sent. It's especially helpful not having to hold and slide for punctuation when you're moving, walking, exercising, in the passenger seat of a car - basically in any environment/situation where the phone is not being held stably.

                            So Swiftkey team, please bring this awesome feature back!

                            6 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Must add all four directional arrow keys to compact keyboard on tablet. Can accommodate them on the phone keyboard, so please fix this!

                              The fix made to add right and left arrow keys to the extended board on tablets is unsatisfactory, as is having to access a second keyboard by tapping 123. It is essential that the compact form of the keyboard on tablets allow for all four directional arrows, on the first screen. I feel so strongly about this that I am now using Swype. The

                              7 votes
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                              • 7 votes
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                                • Make a "light version" faster to show up for low end device or preload in memory as stock keyboard

                                  Make it possible to preload Switkey in memory, or make a "light version" available without all the fancy stuff which probably bloats it down in low-end device.
                                  I had to switch to low-end samsung after breaking my GS2, and I was so used to type with Swiftkey that I can't stand the idea to use stock keyboard. But Swiftwey takes ages to show up, like 10-15 seconds if the phone just woke up. Sometimes lock screen comes before it shows up.

                                  7 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Dynamic floating preview

                                    Much like how Google keyboard displays the suggested word while gesturing.

                                    9 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • navigate through text by swiping the space bar instead of having to remove your thumbs from the keyboard and select text.

                                      The availability to press and hold the spacebar and slide your finger left or right to move the cursor within a word or words for editing Instead of having to remove your thumbs from the keyboard and selecting a word

                                      navigate through text by swiping the space bar instead of having to remove your thumbs from the keyboard and select text.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Improving accessibility of Swiftkey

                                        Currently it is not possible to use the keyboard with the Talkback screenreader. Could you please improve this situation?

                                        4 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  4. Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Umlaute per longpress

                                          Man so eine Scheiße.... Hatte die App mal gekauft, nun ist sie umsonst... Gut die Gratis Premier Packet danke aber die tollsten Designs sinds nicht..... Größtes Problem!!!! Umlaute nicht als erstes bei Longpress aktevierbar!!! Ich will keine Sonderzeichen per longpress... Ich will umlaute auf longpress.... Sonderzeichen will ich seperrat.... Von daher gelöscht die App und die Standart Samsung Tastatur wieder genommen... Weil da geht das von Haus aus..... Schade um das geld für SwiftKey Tastatur. ÄNDERN!!!

                                          4 votes
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