Deactivating Keyboard Swipe Controls on my Samsung Phone

Last Update date : Apr 27. 2021

Want to disable swipe controls when using the Samsung Keyboard but not too sure how? Simply follow the below guide for step-by-step instructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy Note20 operating on Android OS Version 11.0 (R), settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device.

1 Head into your Settings > General Management
Head into Settings > General Management
2 Tap on Keyboard list and default
Tap on Keyboard list & default
3 Select Samsung Keyboard
Tap on Samsung Keyboard
4 Scroll down the page and tap on Swipe, touch and feedback
Tap on Swipe, touch & feedback
5 Select Keyboard swipe controls
Select Keyboard swipe controls
6 Tap on No swipe controls
no swipe controls
7 Once selected activate your keyboard, you will notice that you can no longer swipe to type
Viewing No Swipe gestures vs Swipe to Type

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