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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Langley, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Langley

    Langley Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Ok this is my first Android phone and switch from my iPhone so got a bit of learning to do. I downloaded Shapewriter off the marketplace and then went to settings>Keyboard> and made sure Shapewriter was checked yet when I goto do a text message the stock keyboard comes up.

    Any help on how to fix this?

  2. sentra99

    sentra99 Lurker

    when you click to type something just hold your finger down input methods options should pop up
  3. jtemple42000

    jtemple42000 Newbie

    I am having the same problem with Swype. My parents have Motorola Droids. I put swype on their phones with no problem. On their phones, I went to the settings > language & keyboard > deselected the default keyboard and selected Swype and it works great.

    On the Evo, there does not appear to be a option to deselect the stock keyboard....the options inside the keyboard settings are different.
  4. jtemple42000

    jtemple42000 Newbie

    Thank you, that worked, unfortunately, Swype was not built for a screen this big.....guess I'll try Shapewriter...
  5. Eternal_XTC

    Eternal_XTC Newbie

    Forget shapewriter Swype is amazing!
  6. Eternal_XTC

    Eternal_XTC Newbie

    In a text message hold down then input method will come up and you can select Swype
  7. jtemple42000

    jtemple42000 Newbie

    I prefer Swype too, but the beta file I have is not formatted for the Evos' screen size and doesn't appear to be working properly. I keep getting a error about the screen size and to contact Swype....

    Shapewriter will have to work until I find a better dl for Swype or they open the beta program back up.
  8. rjjr2531

    rjjr2531 Android Enthusiast

    i just used this app for the first time and within 2 minutes i was texting faster than ever..i feel like this app is a perfect match with this fast phone and only makes my experience with the evo that much greater!!! but how can i ALL CAP SOMETHING>>> lol
  9. Eternal_XTC

    Eternal_XTC Newbie

    Hmm strange let me send you a link. I put mine on my EVO I can see how it would be hard to use in landscape but in portrait I am amazed...

    Swype for the EVO? - xda-developers

    try that! It works a-ok for me.
  10. Eternal_XTC

    Eternal_XTC Newbie

    caps is srs bizniss
  11. Langley

    Langley Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Worked great. Thanks for the help!!

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The HTC EVO 4G release date was June 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S1 processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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