Your favorite Andoid keyboard?

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  1. eclipse01 macrumors 68020

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  2. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    SwiftKey here too. When you make it smaller than default anyway.
     
  3. Oletros macrumors 603

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    Swiftkey, I have not found a keyboard than handles multi languages like it
     
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    Stock google 4.3 & 4.4 keyboards

    Samsung Note 3 keyboard - which works very well especially for spen input.


    I stopped using SwiftKey / Swype as I personally don't like them aesthetically and the layout for numbers and characters on either.
     
  5. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    I thought the stock 4.3 google keyboard was pretty great. I wasn't able to try the 4.4 variant.
     
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    I use Swype on my phone and tablet. Hope to have a Moto X coming soon, we'll see what the keyboard on that looks like but may drop Swype on there too.
     
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    On my SGS3, I am currently using Swype. I love the new landscape split keyboard as I usually type in landscape. The auto-correct and text prediction is also very good. I am finding I type quite well on it compared to most other keyboards. I do occasionally type in portrait mode. I use the Swype gesture typing when typing in portrait. It is very easy to type one-handed this way. The gesture typing on Swype is better than any other keyboard I have tried by far.

    I was using Kii keyboard for quite a while as my landscape keyboard. The 13-key landscape split keyboard is my favourite layout amongst all landscape keyboard. I find I can type in this layout better and with fewer keying errors than any other layout. Kii also has gesture typing, but unlike Swype, I cannot activate gesture typing in portrait only. Until recently, I used Kii as my landscape keyboard and Swype as my portrait keyboard. The inability to turn off gesture typing in landscape was the main reason I did not use Kii as my primary keyboard for both orientations. Once Swype came with a landscape layout that is similar to the Kii's 13-key split layout, I switched to Swype. Swype's auto-correct is also significantly better than Kii's.

    I used to use SwiftKey as my keyboard. This was the first keyboard that I really liked for touch screens. I always preferred physical, landscape slider keyboards, but the industry has moved away from physical keyboards for the most part. SwiftKey's auto-correct/text prediction is simply better than any other keyboard I have tried. Swype has come close and Kii is a significant step behind. The reason I no longer use SwiftKey anymore is that I just hate the landscape layout. I find I make so many mistakes, especially hitting the space bar and shift key by accident. Keyboards in general cannot successfully auto-correct these types of keying errors. A better keyboard layout with a poorer auto-correct results in a better typing experience for me.
     
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    On the GS4 it was Swype.

    One the Nexus 7 it was Google Keyboard.
     
  13. mib1800 macrumors 68000

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    I have the note3 and the built in keyboard is very good. Don't feel the need to change.
     
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    I go back and forth between swiftkey and minuum.
     
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    They made small adjustments to swift key. Before the update, I always found myself scouring for the question mark, even though I knew it where it was.Things make sense now.
     
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    Kii Keyboard by far with the ICS theme. Wasn't a fan of SwiftKey at all.
     
  20. F123D macrumors 68040

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    Kii Keyboard on the Nexus 5.

    Samsungs stock keyboard on the Note 3.
     
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    I always used swiftkey, but since 4.4 I have been just fine with the stock google one.
     
  24. frank.deale macrumors regular

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    Swiftkey on my Galaxy Nexus, Kii for my Nexus 7 because I need four keys.
     

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