1. Download our Official Android App: Forums for Android!

How fast can you text?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by IOWA, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    Well I downloaded an app called extreme typist... well it measures your accurate txting typing speed!

    So far I'm tied for first over all, and dominating the rest of the leaderboard. Anyone care to try?

    I topped out at 50wpm accurately, and average about 43wpm. That's quite fast!

    What do you guys got? (Yeah, its a challenge!)

    Oh btw my "initials" for the leaderboard are ioa.

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     

    Advertisement

  2. hakr100

    hakr100 Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    128
    Posts:
    1,005
    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010

    Apr 18, 2010
    1,005
    62
    128
    I go for quality, not quantity! :)

    No, seriously, you're miles out of my league with that speed. I'm at about one WPM. but with no mistakes. :D
     
  3. cds0699

    cds0699 Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    1,545
    Joined:
    May 22, 2010

    May 22, 2010
    1,545
    347
    163
    Shenandoah Jct WV
    I think I'm pretty fast cuz of the physical keyboard.... will dl later and try.
     
  4. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    Mine is on a physical kb.

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  5. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    333
    Posts:
    5,364
    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2010

    Apr 8, 2010
    5,364
    1,055
    333
    NYU Student & Real Estate Agent
    Manhattan, NY
    Pssh.. I go around 60 and average 55 wpms.
     
  6. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    Just now hit 54wpm 100% accurate.

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  7. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    Take the test then. Btw, no auto correct.

    Try and take me off the leaderboard. I'm #1 baby

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  8. mkhussey94

    mkhussey94 Lurker
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    5
    Posts:
    5
    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2010

    Jun 29, 2010
    5
    0
    5
    Hmm...I can't really measure my texting speed, but I use an iPhone. I am going to test it now.

    I can text 60 words per minute on average. But usually, around 73 when I'm feeling good, and 57 when I am down.

    This is pretty okay, but on my friends LG Xenon I can go up to 81 words per minute. Haha, im a texting freak.
     
  9. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    Something tells me your over estimating. Here's an easy way to check. Grab a newspaper, and type off of that. (Make a random starting point every time, or memorization will come into play and skew the results.) Time yourself for exactly 60 seconds. Keep in mind, this test does not allow autocorrect(so turn it off), which may severly inhibit your speed. At the end of the 60 seconds, count how many words were typed. Any words with errors, simply don't count, and get subtracted from your total score. that being said, while "freetyping", I'm actually faster than that.

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  10. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    333
    Posts:
    5,364
    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2010

    Apr 8, 2010
    5,364
    1,055
    333
    NYU Student & Real Estate Agent
    Manhattan, NY
    Pssh I don't need to prove anything to you. I just now did 529wpm easily!

    Also... physical keyboards are better than onscreen keyboards in terms of texting because of accuracy.
     
  11. Jammy

    Jammy Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    113
    Posts:
    972
    Joined:
    May 29, 2010

    May 29, 2010
    972
    174
    113
    United Kingdom
    Tried it a few times now, best is 162 words(32.4 wpm).

    69th overall, but 1st out of people with the Desire :D
     
  12. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    I'm still top dog with a score of 270. Woo!

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  13. Demache

    Demache Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    183
    Posts:
    3,011
    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010

    Apr 18, 2010
    3,011
    341
    183
    Sioux Falls, SD
    Best was 115 at 23 WPM. Virtual keyboard, lol.


    EDIT: 666 post.
     
  14. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    Tried it a few more times, can't beat 270.

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  15. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    Update, well someone did beat my 270... with a 278.

    But! I just pulled a 282 @ 56.4 wpm.

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  16. Jofaba

    Jofaba Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    88
    Posts:
    539
    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2010

    Jun 27, 2010
    539
    31
    88
    I type very fast in real life on a real keyboard. On the 3.2 screen of my Aria I'm under 20wpm right now. I love typing tests though so will probably try again to get better. I need to turn the vibrate-for-correct-spelling off though because it keeps making me pause thinking i screwed up. I'm less than a week into touch typing.
     
  17. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    On a real keyboard I've hit up to 110wpm. Just checked.

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  18. Jofaba

    Jofaba Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    88
    Posts:
    539
    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2010

    Jun 27, 2010
    539
    31
    88
    Since we're in competition can you link to the test you used for full keyboard? I'm drinking so I won't do it tonight, but once I'm sober I'll give it my best.
     
  19. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    On android or pc? o_O

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  20. Jofaba

    Jofaba Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    88
    Posts:
    539
    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2010

    Jun 27, 2010
    539
    31
    88
  21. ballisticn8

    ballisticn8 Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    113
    Posts:
    761
    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2010

    Mar 15, 2010
    761
    158
    113
    Male
    Data Analyst
    Phoenix, AZ
    hmm, can i use the voice input function and talk my txt to my phone out? i'm pretty sure that would be quicker than my typing ability on my phone, lulz...
     
  22. IOWA

    IOWA Mr. Logic Pants
    Thread Starter
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    433
    Posts:
    8,853
    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009

    Dec 2, 2009
    8,853
    2,370
    433
    Network Admin
    Chicago
    Notepad, a newspaper, stopwatch, and a friend lol...

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  23. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    1,343
    Posts:
    22,479
    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2010

    Feel good about yourself: I've been doing it for about four years now, about a year on touch screen, and 20 is about it for me.

    I'm a one-finger-typer, though; no thumbs involved. :eek:
     
  24. 10splaya22

    10splaya22 Android Enthusiast
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    78
    Posts:
    525
    Joined:
    May 3, 2010

    May 3, 2010
    525
    51
    78
    Midlothian, Va
    I just hit 43.6 wpm while driving!
     
  25. cds0699

    cds0699 Android Expert
    Rank:
    None
    Points:
    163
    Posts:
    1,545
    Joined:
    May 22, 2010

    May 22, 2010
    1,545
    347
    163
    Shenandoah Jct WV
    Is that supposed to be cool cuz you're doing it while driving?
     

Share This Page

Loading...