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Support Swype Beta?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by burningembers, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. burningembers

    burningembers Well-Known Member
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    The latest Swype Beta version is 2.4.44.10912.t100, however my Fascinate shipped with 1.63.39.8794.

    Question: Can I install the Swype beta alongside this pre-installed one or is it going to seriously mess something up?
     

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  2. eleazar

    eleazar Well-Known Member
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    I always read (from swype's website) that the beta versions will not work on devices with swype pre-installed. Also, I wouldn't be surprised if the versioning is different for beta and stable/commercial versions.

    Maybe we could remove the pre-installed swype and then install the beta? I personally have been dying to have the Microphone button on my swype keyboard. They would have to add some really nice new features to the beta for me to be willing to give that up. :)
     
  3. burningembers

    burningembers Well-Known Member
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    I just noticed that the Swype on my Fascinate has a nice feature where double-clicking a word brings up the word-choice menu again. On my Incredible you have to double-click then hit the Swype key. So it's a little faster.

    However, the Fascinate has this annoying problem where if you're typing letter-by-letter and you hit 'i' then the spacebar, you get 'iI' and no space.

    I suppose I could move the Swype apk and install the beta...but I think I'll live for now :)
     

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