Swype is a new way to enter text on touchscreens. Instead of tapping each key individually, use your
finger to trace over the letters of a word. For each word, place your finger on the first letter and glide to
the subsequent letters, lifting on the last letter.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Language and input, and then tap
Settings: Set Swype options:
Vibrate on keypress: When enabled, the device vibrates for your Swype touches.
Sound on keypress: When enabled, the device plays sounds for your Swype touches.
Pop-up on keypress: When enabled, the characters display briefly as you tap keys.
Long-press delay: Choose a period for the keyboard to wait before interpreting a touch
as a press and hold.
Show complete trace: When enabled, Swype displays the trace of each word until you
start the next word.
Auto-capitalization: When enabled, Swype automatically capitalizes the first word of
Auto-spacing: When enabled, Swype automatically inserts spaces between words as
you complete them.
Next word prediction: When enabled, Swype predicts the next word based on the
Show Voice key: When enabled, a Voice input key displays on the Swype keyboard.
Themes: Configure options for the look and position of the keyboard.
Keyboard height: Choose how tall the keyboard is, when the device is in Portrait
(upright) and Landscape (on its side) position.
Word choice list font size: Set the size of the text for the words Swype suggests as you
My Words: Choose options for customizing Swype based on your text entries.
Backup & Sync: Use Swype Connect to back up your words.
Import recent contacts: Add recent contact names for use with Swype.
Living Language: When enabled, Swype will automatically update with popular new
FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY
beside Swype to configure these options: