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Swype Gestures

Swype from the comma, period or other punctuation to the space key to quickly enter punctuation. Swype also lets you quickly enter symbols, or even capitalize letters using gestures.

Punctuation gestures

  • Swype from the M key to the space bar to enter a question mark
  • Swype from the X key to the space bar to enter an exclamation point
  • Swype from the comma key to the space bar to enter a comma
  • Swype from the period key to the space bar to enter a period

Symbols gesture:

  • Slide your finger from the ?123 key to get your desired symbol

 

Personal DictionaryiOS_tips_addword

You can add or remove words from your personal dictionary.

Add new words:

  • Type a word that is not in your dictionary (for instance, “selfie”)
  • Tap on your word in the Word Choice List
  • Tap on the prompt shown to add your word
  • This word is now added to your personal dictionary

Remove words:

  • Press and hold on any word you want to remove from your dictionary in the Word Choice List
  • Tap on the prompt shown to remove the word
  • This word is now removed from your personal dictionary

Swype Key

Access Swype settings, number pad or change your keyboard.

  • Slide your finger from the Swype key to the Settings icon to access settings.
  • Slide your finger from the Swype key to the number pad icon to access the number pad
  • Slide your finger from the Swype key to the Globe icon to change your keyboard.

Quickly Change LanguagesiOS_tips_languages

You can change between languages directly from the space bar.

  • Press and hold on the space bar and slide your finger to your desired language

Get Swype for iOS 8

We are excited to announce that Swype is now available on the App Store!

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