iPhone 6S/6S Plus and third party keyboards

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  1. dadiduekappa macrumors regular

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    Hi, I try to search info about this but I can't find anything... Could someone had iPhone 6S explain or post a video to show how they work? The appareance is smooth or not? And if sometimes they still not showing up? I hope 2gb of ram can help...
     
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    A lot of us have the iphone 6 and would rather wait for the 7 and skip the 6S. I don't think the problem with 3rd party keyboards is RAM.
     
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    Runs great
     

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    The problem with 3rd party keyboards isn't that they are slow. It is because sometimes they don't even come up or come up blank. Swype, Swiftkey, Fleksy all run fine on my 6+ when they don't vanish.
     
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    Yes but it would be nice if they pop-up smoothly like the default keyboard and not like a mincraft block. This is what I expected from a OS smooth like iOS.
     
  8. lovewd macrumors 6502

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    This does not happen on the iPhone 6s. Smooth sailing
     
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    Although I can admire the spec bump of the 6S I highly doubt the hardware is the reason why a feature introduced over a year ago in iOS 8 now seems to work. That would imply Apple released software that was intended for future hardware (which is not apple like considering they control both hardware and software). o_O
     
  10. Mactaculious, Sep 28, 2015
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    I kept running into the recurring issue of the keyboard defaulting back to the iOS keyboard after setting it to the Swype keyboard. Pretty annoying. Wish Apple would do more to support 3rd party keyboards but I can see why they want to force users to use their keyboard instead of a buggy 3rd party one.
     
  11. kmpoboy2 macrumors 6502

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    For me, 3rd party keyboards became better with iOS 9 final betas on my 6+. Notice that in 9.1 where even better. On my 6s +, at least Next keyboard, works with out a hiccup but it was pretty good on the 6 too.
     
  12. gordon1234 macrumors 6502a

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    All the annoyances remain. Keyboard randomly reverting, especially in Messages, keyboard sometimes just not coming up at all, annoying delays before keyboard loads sometimes, jerky or no animation.

    The only thing that is improved with the keyboard I've seen is that the annoying delays are somewhat less frequent and shorter. I suspect this is just the result of tossing more raw power (RAM, CPU, storage, etc) at the problem.
     
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    Still not very reliable for me. Also, the 3rd party keyboards don't support force-touch, so between that and Siri, it's a pretty huge incentive to stick with the stock keyboard.
     
  14. dadiduekappa thread starter macrumors regular

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    If I remeber, in the earlier beta of iOS9, where two finger cursor was available also for iPhone, it was working also in a third party keyboard. Are you sure force touch don't enable cursor movement?
     
  15. Abazigal macrumors 604

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    It's possible that the keyboard was implementing a custom version of the cursor (Next keyboard comes to mind). If there is a trackpad feature in swiftkey, I can't get it to work, for one.
     
  16. JackieInCo macrumors 601

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    I keep having Swype default back to the built in keyboard on my 6+. It's getting annoying every time I want to reply to a text. I do have Swype dragged to the top of the list in the keyboard settings.
     
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    they should just add Swipe to the stock Apple keyboard and it would be perfect.
     
  18. ACD0236 macrumors newbie

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    Hi, which keyboard is that? I am greatly interested in having the comma key on the left of the spacebar... I am in desperate search of an app that would allow me to do this, if not on my current iPhone 6, maybe on a future 6s/7/7s Plus.

    Thank you!
     
  19. C DM macrumors Westmere

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    Seems like that's the Swype keyboard.
     
  20. lovewd macrumors 6502

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    Swype
    https://appsto.re/us/RfQN2.i
     

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