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Swype not loaded on the phone?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by deme, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. deme

    deme Active Member
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    I just picked up my DX on friday from Walmart (verizon was out of stock). And Swype is not on the phone.
    Anyone else have this problem?
    It was build .516, I have done the 604 update as well.
    Any idea's of how to get it without returning the phone and going through that hassle?
     

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  2. mikeyfl

    mikeyfl Well-Known Member
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    did you turn swype on? its not the default keyboard input.
     
  3. deme

    deme Active Member
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    How do you do that?
    Sorry for the dumb question but i looked for that option, maybe not in the right menu.
     
  4. JubbaTheHutt

    JubbaTheHutt Well-Known Member
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    When you are attempting to type in a field, press down on the field and a menu will pop-up indicating whether you would like to use the keyboard or another "input type". Choose the other type and select Swype.
     
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  5. dB Zac

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    touch and hold a text field and select swype from there
     
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  6. mikeyfl

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    go to make a new text msg, long press on the subject box(where you type your text message). click input type and the swype.

    edit: what they said. =/
     
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  7. deme

    deme Active Member
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    Got it thanks guys!!!!!!!!
     
  8. pvliii

    pvliii Guest

    How do you turn off the click sound for swype?

    Disregard, found it. Click on the Swype key (bottom left), then tap options.
     
  9. ylexot

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    Or you could go into:
    Settings -> Language & keyboard -> Input method

    There is also a Swype settings menu in there for turning on/off sounds, etc.
     

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