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Test Your iPhone Typing Speed

Discussion in 'iOS Blog Discussion' started by MacRumors, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. macrumors bot



    iPhoneTypingTest.com provides you with a simple way to test how fast you can type on your iPhone keyboard.

    Tapping the text entry field gives you a phrase to type. Pressing "Done" on your iPhone keyboard completes the test and gives you your words per minute speed.

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  2. macrumors regular


    first post! This will be interesting to see what kind of speeds come out using the "no-key" keyboard...
  3. macrumors P6


    ALAS i dont have an ifone....:mad: stupid australia.

    i did however get 82 wpm typing on a computer :p
  4. macrumors regular

    You have to do it in portrait mode...but i got around 30-33 words per minute using two fingers with 1-3 mistakes. I am around 60-80 on a real keyboard.

    Mistakes are ok because iphone corrects them Except in safari(you are on your on in safari.) EDIT- Not true- It is correcting now...Not sure why not before.
  5. macrumors newbie

    I suppose you mean 60-80 words per minute on a real computer keyboard? How fast are you on a smartphone with hardware keys?
  6. macrumors 68000

    I got about 40 wpm with a mistake or two
  7. macrumors 6502a

    30 wpm with the sound off. Yes, it actually matters, at least to me. Also, not sure why people are saying it doesn't correct your mistakes - it fixed mine without any problem at all...
  8. Administrator emeritus


    It seems I am a pretty quick typist. Obviously done on a windows PC but 1535 wpm must be a world record.

    Pretty impressive.

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  9. macrumors P6


    ffaarrrrrrrrrrkkkk!!! thats crazy.. i spend half my time reading the actual sentance hahaha
  10. macrumors member

    Anyone else think a post about typing proficiency with a typographical error in the title is pretty hilarious?

    edit: it used to say "Test You iPhone Typing Speed"
  11. macrumors 6502a

    hahaha nice... i got 38 wpm, which is damn fast on this bad boy :)
  12. macrumors newbie

    Ooh, ooh, I do, I do!
  13. macrumors newbie

    Yeah...if you just click the blue field on a normal computer and then click anywhere outside of it then it does that. The only thing that tests is how fast you can click...which means you're excruciatingly slow.

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  14. Administrator emeritus


    Your keyboard must be on fire, but i actually typed the sentence out and i took longer than the time given, so not sure how accurate the test is, but then again it was designed to work in Safari on the iPhone rather than IE7 on windows XP SP2
  15. macrumors member

    pffft, slow-poke :D

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  16. macrumors member

    30-40wpm doesn't seem too bad.

    (oh, btw, i win.)
  17. macrumors 6502

    I got about 19-24wpm, and on a computer I am 30-60. Fun to play with tho...
  18. macrumors 65816


    I got 86 typing on my computer, not going that fast.

    But beat this: :p

  19. macrumors 68000


    31 wpm on my iPhone.....better than I thought I'd do, honestly.
  20. macrumors newbie

    Hmm, beat this:


  21. macrumors newbie


    I'm 80+ on a computer and on the IPhone, I'm about 45.
  22. macrumors newbie


    I got 50 typing my milk shake brings all the boys to the yard, but the keyboard was kinda faulting out like it couldn't process the information fast enough.
  23. macrumors 6502a


    Well my computer keyboard typing isn't that great (42wpm). But my iPhone typing was 38wpm. Maybe I should try holding my computer keyboard in my hands and typing with my thumbs on that too :p
  24. macrumors newbie

    Neat, tool. I'd like to see the test last for at least one full minute to be more accurate about your typing speed. Interpolating a full minute's rate based on one sentence isn't as accurate as it could be. I realize this is just a fun little app and not a real test.
  25. macrumors 6502

    you guys are pretty fast, I only got 25 wpm and I was trying pretty hard too. haha

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