General Keyboard Installing Issue

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by adidasfanatic, Apr 1, 2010.

  1. adidasfanatic

    adidasfanatic Member
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    I just updated to 2.1, and I've tried installing Swype (beta)(HVGA) and I have it checked off to use in the keyboard settings menu, but the default keyboard still comes up. Any ideas?
     

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  2. rvpartsguy

    rvpartsguy Well-Known Member
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    In any text input box you need to "long press" and it will give you an option for Input method ...... choose swype
     
  3. coolerinthecorner

    coolerinthecorner Well-Known Member
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    Hmm...under Settings --> Locale & Text, are you able to check "Swype"?
    Next, when you get to a text box inside the SMS/Mail programs and LONG press, do you get a dialog box that allows you to "Select input method"?
    If so, is Swype not appearing there, or are you getting an error?

    This is a response I got from KOCAW so any thanks go to him. Just wasn't sure how to quote from one thread to another.

    So when you go to send an e-mail and the standard keyboard pops up, just LONG press the To: box at the top and select input method then select Swype.
     

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