Swiftkey Iphone6 Problem

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by tom2462, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. tom2462 macrumors newbie

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    Is anyone else having a problem when trying to edit a contact using Swiftkey in Iphone6 running 8.1? It seems whenever I switch from text to numbers or use the space bar the cursor moves to different boxes and when I hit the cancel key the country list comes up. When I switch back to the default keyboard all the keys work OK. Thanks
     
  2. baller1308 macrumors 6502a

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    Yes I had some issues today on my 6+. Tap the First Name input and start typing, jumps to Last Name. Press Delete moves to next input element.:(

    Then when I put the phone in landscape there is a huge blank space on the bottom below the keyboard.
     
  3. PSB136 macrumors member

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    All third-party keyboards are "buggy", not just SwiftKey; but it's due to the OS. The keyboards themselves are fine, but for some reason the OS doesn't display them properly, or let them pass on their keystrokes properly. Apple needs to fix the problem. I've reported it with each iOS 8.x release so far.
     
  4. ratbrain macrumors member

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    true. both swiftkey and swype have some annoying bugs

    both have locked up my message app a few times and ive had to close the app and re open to get the keyboard to respond again....

    its more of a constant annoyance than taking away any type of functionality of the phone tho...
     
  5. Tobias Funke macrumors 6502a

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    Been meaning to try one of these "new" keyboards!
     
  6. birnando macrumors regular

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  7. PSB136 macrumors member

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    Yep, pretty much. I've gone back to the stock keyboard for now.
     
  8. The-Real-Deal82 macrumors 601

    The-Real-Deal82

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    I installed swiftkey and swype after months of being told a drawback of iOS is not having third party keyboards, however for me I have found them to be a load of rubbish. They have not sped up my typing or made things easier. It's made me realise how good the default iOS keyboard is and for that reason alone I am glad I have had the chance to try them. Many people rave about them but for me they've been a load of tripe.
     
  9. loveleelatina macrumors member

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    coming from an android I only used swipe so I have swiftkey and while the bugs are indeed annoying im just dealing with it and hope they come out with a fix quickly. Especially since im on a 6 plus and its the only way i have figured out how to type one handed.
     

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