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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mysticmead, May 15, 2010.

  1. mysticmead

    mysticmead Well-Known Member
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    Akkkk... last night my Swype died... I'm sure that happened to just about everyone that was running it (based on the posts at XDA)

    have no fear... here's a new working version. Link Removed By OfTheDamned make sure to uninstall the old version first (menu>settings>applications>manage applications) and after installing the new one go to menu>settings>lanuguage & keyboard and select swype for your keyboard. and then into the swype settings (same place that you select swype as your keyboard) and turn off vibrate
     

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  2. androidtp

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    haha happened to me too. i just downloaded version 1.25 from xda. works like a charm :D
    i was gonna post something like this but u beat me to it :)
     
  3. mysticmead

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    I'm just happy that a working version was found.. I like swype MUCH better than shapewriter... but even shapewriter is better than the standard keyboard.
     
  4. androidtp

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    i use to think i'd never get use to this..wow by far the easiest way to text and perform other things. so fast :p
     
  5. 330D

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    I went to use it and was PI$$ED! Thanks for the link mystic..
     
  6. 330D

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    While we're on the subject, I have a hard time getting swype to write a few fairly common words. Does anyone know how to save the word after you manually write it out? Sorry if it has been asked but I haven't been able to find it myself.... I keep messing with it and trying different things, but I can't get it to remember some of my lexicon...

    As always thanks in advance!
     
  7. statnut

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    Awesome, thanks man. I don't think I can go back to the default text input method :D:D
     
  8. revlis240

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    is there a way to turn down the volume of the swipe "clicks" when you manually type in a word? Its LOUD and the only option is see is to turn them off altogether...
     
  9. dmdroid

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    Thanks for putting v1.25 up.

    I just got Swype this morning and was wondering why it only had an envelope that the text entry was on.

    I guess this version isn't compatable with the Moto Droid?
     
  10. wax0pal

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    Thx Mystic, it was missed for the like 12 hours that I was aware it was gone.
     
  11. redandblack1287

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    According to the tutorial, you need to type out the word one letter at a time, followed by space. It should save the word automatically. If you've tried that multiple times, I guess you just have to do it without any errors, or be very specific when you try to swype it.
     
  12. 330D

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    Yeah, that doesn't seem to do it for me. I have been running swype for about three weeks and it is always the same couple words. good, didn't, don't, won't... etc. Kinda drives me nuts, but the rest of swype makes up for that!
    And thanks for the idea
    ;)
     
  13. caseyatbt

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    Does this one have an expiration?
     
  14. mysticmead

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    weird.. good, don't didn't and won't all work for me.. and adding a word works like the tut says..
     
  15. mysticmead

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    who knows.. it's very possible since Swype is still in beta
     
  16. revlis240

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    once youve typed the word, select it and click the swipe button on the lower left corner. Does it say "are you sure you want to delete xxx from the dictionary?" thats how i check to make sure its been added. Just press no
     
  17. Taterus Maximus

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    My guess is that Swype might be out of beta soon, seems like a good reason to find all the leaked versions and time bomb them. I tried a 1.25 version from XDA but I still couldn't swype with it, which is weird cause it's working fine for a lot of other people, any suggestions? I'm lost with out Swype
     
  18. androidtp

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    did you delete the original swype app? i think if u have that still then it won't work
     
  19. Taterus Maximus

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    Yeah I took the other version off but I still couldn't Swype with 1.25, I'm going to try the 1.25 version again after I flash Fresh 2.1.1, if it still doesn't work after that I'll have to settle with Shapewriter
     
  20. Fenga Papit

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    Dayum, glad I saw this! Beaucoup thanks mysticmead. I have just used Swype for a few days after I found the "micro" version on xda. After a couple of texts I was hooked and uninstalled Shapewriter.
     
  21. Taterus Maximus

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    Oh thank the Android Gods, I got Swype to work again after flashing Fresh 2.1.1, I guess I still had remnants of the time bombed version after uninstalling it
     
  22. uminchu

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    A friend of mine is trying to find a working version of Swype for his Incredible. Does anyone know if 1.25 is written specifically for 320x480, or will it poll the phone for the native resolution and config itself accordingly? TIA

    EDIT: Thank you anyway, located the correct installer. If anyone else has same question, Swype for Droid/N1/Incredible can be downloaded here:
    Link Removed By OfTheDamned
     
  23. bizarrogreg

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    I have been using Slide it. I think it works better than swype personally.
     
  24. mysticmead

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    that's the great thing about Android phones... you can always find something that you like... I like Swype..My wife likes Shapewriter..you like Slide.. others like the stock keyboard.. in the end it's all good...
     
  25. stlphilo

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    Great worked for hero no problems...so glad to have it working again!!

    THANK YOU!
     
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