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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by LAKERS24, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. LAKERS24

    LAKERS24 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Will SWYPE work on the EVO? I was wondering if anyone already has it on your EVO and if so can you share your experience with it.
     


  2. phantomevo77

    phantomevo77 Member


    I'm not sure about Swype right now.. But there is similar app.. Like.. ShapeWriter and SwipeIT.
     
  3. pingpongboss

    pingpongboss Android Enthusiast

    Yes Swype works perfectly on Evo right now. Though you'll have to hunt down the APK since this board prohibits people from sharing that info.. it's not that hard tho
     
  4. LAKERS24

    LAKERS24 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I just got it!! I can't wait to put it on my new EVO friday. How does it look in landscape mode since the EVO is a larger screen?
     
  5. 03machme

    03machme Well-Known Member

    i thought the EVO had swype alreay on it?
     
  6. Agent Jones

    Agent Jones Android Enthusiast

    no it doesnt have swype standard. you have to get he apk for the incredible. it works decent in veritcal mode, not so well in horizontal mode cause of how big the phone is. also you lose your mic button/function. its only on the htc/android keyboard
     
  7. Renko

    Renko Newbie

    Not SwipeIT SlideIT you can find on the Market.
     
  8. LAKERS24

    LAKERS24 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    How is SlideIT different from SWYPE??
     
  9. Renko

    Renko Newbie

    1. It is officially on the market
    2. a major factor that I have noticed with both Swype and SlideIT It's the emory usage. Swype 9.19 MB and SlideIT only 1.85 MB
    3. SlideIT has shortcuts, you type afk and it types
     
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  10. dirkbonn

    dirkbonn Android Expert

    About a month ago I sent an email to Swype asking about their Adroid beta program. (which is currently closed) I told them it would be approx a month before I got my Android phone. Below is the reply I rec'd....

    Dirk,

    Thanks for writing in, and sorry it
     
  11. chcougar1

    chcougar1 Member

    Is that app really $5?
     
  12. TheBlackPrince

    TheBlackPrince Well-Known Member

    I'm totally putting Swype on my Evo as soon as I get it It looks so cool
     
  13. dirkbonn

    dirkbonn Android Expert

    Yes, it's the first thing I hope to put on my EVO. (When I get one) Hopefully they'll be re-releasing the Adroid beta version again soon. In the mean time, go here:

    Swype | Text Input for Screens

    Click on "mySwype" and check out some of the Tutorials on how to Swype capitals, puntuation, apostrophys, add words to the dictionary, etc.

    I went into a Verizon store about a month ago to change my plan, and while waiting to be called, I played with Swype on their Omnia 2 display phone. I was blown away. I was hoping they wouldn't call me.

    So now I'm; "Patiently/Impatiently waiting for my HTC EVO 4G phone to be released.
     
  14. BananaBoatBob

    BananaBoatBob Well-Known Member

    I tried searching for it and no luck, maybe i am just looking to hard?
     
  15. karong

    karong Member

    Yes Swype is available on the Evo. Many ppl here use it. A quick Google search should point u in the right direction
     
  16. Brent Pierce

    Brent Pierce Well-Known Member

    http://www.swypeinc.com
    I think it was just a beta. Now it's closed. You can register on their website and get notified when the beta reopens.
    I'm am not sure though. Don't take my word for it.
     
  17. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Android Expert

    how to get swype - Google Search

    There, I'd post a link to get the .apk but it's still in beta and not supposed to be getting passed around...not that I mind ;)
     
  18. BananaBoatBob

    BananaBoatBob Well-Known Member

    Yea the only one I found was the beta and its all closed
     
  19. ArtGuy

    ArtGuy Well-Known Member

    I was able to download it from the xda forum just this morning, but I am still trying to figure out how to install the app...
     
  20. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Android Expert

    There's plenty of .apk's floating around. Rapidshare I know has some

    The beta Signup is here if you want to wait it out.
     
  21. Furtwangler

    Furtwangler Newbie

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  22. BananaBoatBob

    BananaBoatBob Well-Known Member

    hey man thanks for the links it worked
     
  23. dwntwnall4u

    dwntwnall4u Member

    yeah works great
     
  24. rangergrrl

    rangergrrl Well-Known Member


    This worked great and I'm Swyping away. I think I love my phone even more now if that's possible. I have small hands and always have trouble texting with the EVO. That's a thing of the past now!
     
  25. Jack Daniels

    Jack Daniels Well-Known Member

    i love swype found it on xda a few days ago. i'm still not as fast as they say you can be but it is so much easier to type with
     

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