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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by zolah, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. zolah

    zolah Member
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    Hi guys i have just bought a Smasung galaxy S after looking round for a while.

    I have seen a lot of videos on youtube of the phone like the one at this link YouTube - ‪Samsung Galaxy S Android Phone - Hands-On‬‎ at 02:07 the keyboard has white keys.

    On my phone the keys are black which im guessing is default android keyboard. Is there a setting to change the colour of the keys or is it an app that has been added like better keyboard or something?

    Thanks in advance for any help.
     

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  2. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
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    The one in the video is running the 'Swype' keyboard, which comes preinstalled on your phone I believe.

    I don't know much about your phone and the software it comes with, but it's possible you're using the stock android keyboard , or you have a different skin for swype.

    Does your keyboard have the same layout as the one in that video? With the S key in the bottom left and so on? And when you drag your finger over the keys a blue line appears? That would mean you're using Swype.
     
  3. zolah

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    Yes I have the swype activated. It looks exactly the same barring the colour of the keys. I like the look of the white keys better.
     
  4. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42
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    In that case, maybe you'd be best off asking in the Samsung Galaxy S section about swype skins :)

    On my phone, which doesn't have it's own swype built in, the only way to change the appearence was to install a modified .apk.
     

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