Enabling Swype mode in Samsung keyboard settings

Last Update date : Nov 10. 2021

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Swype™ is a text input method that allows you to enter a word by sliding your finger from letter to letter, lifting your finger between words (for space). Swype uses error-correcting algorithms and a language model to predict the next word. This also includes a tapping predictive text system

Note: The name used for the "Swype" feature may change depending on the Language setting selected.

How to enable Swype on Android 10
1 Open Settings on your device
2 Select General management
3 Select Language and input
4 Tap On-screen keyboard
5 Select Samsung keyboard
6 Select Swipe, touch, and feedback
7 Select Keyboard swipe controls

Here is where you can select the keyboard swipe controls. You can choose from No swipe gestures, Swipe to type, or if you would like to turn on Cursor control.

How to enable Swype on Android 9.0 (Pie)
1 Open Settings on your device
2 Select General management
3 Select Language and input
4 Tap On-screen keyboard
5 Select Samsung keyboard
6 Select Smart typing
7 Select Keyboard swipe controls

Here is where you can select which the swipe to text option or if you would like to turn on cursor control.

How to enable Swype on Android 4.2 (Jellybean)
1 Open Settings on your device
2 Select Language and input
3 Tap the settings icon next to Samsung keyboard.
4 Tap to tick the checkbox on Continuous Input.

Note: this refers to swype method

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