Support eclair/froyo stock keyboard on donut?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dryhte, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. dryhte

    dryhte Well-Known Member
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    Hi all,

    I've read the stock keyboard on eclair/froyo is supposed to be a lot better than on Donut and lower.

    Does anyone have an idea if there's an .apk floating around, and if so, how to apply it?

    thanks...
     

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  2. sado1

    sado1 Well-Known Member
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    Not really worth it I think... the only things it has are using the multitouch (which our device lacks) and that trick to get number keys by swiping up QWERTYUIOP letters. The one on Cupcake sucked (wasn't it smaller?) but on Donut it's better.
     
  3. inFECT

    inFECT Well-Known Member
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    what sado1 said.. just go with the htc_ime and you are fine.
     
  4. dryhte

    dryhte Well-Known Member
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    Well... I have swiftkey atm, but I actually liked the looks of the original keyboard and the way it worked (though of course there was some room for inprovement)
     
  5. weasel

    weasel Well-Known Member
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    I just downloaded swiftkey last week and I quite like it so far. Much better than stock and I like it better than shapewriter.
     
  6. r3dpuma

    r3dpuma Well-Known Member
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    using the htc_ime, best and easy to install.
     
  7. vinayg18

    vinayg18 New Member
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    I don't think it'd be compatible with Galaxy, if it does exist.

    I like Better Keyboard [free] and Smart Keyboard.
     
  8. badeaioan

    badeaioan Member
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    I use htc_ime. It's great and it is perfectly compatible.
     

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