Swype will release application for all Android users June 16th

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    Swype will release application for all Android users June 16th

    Anthony Domanico on Jun 15 at 9:57 pm8 comments

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    Last week, Swype updated their beta application with some pretty major bug fixes and database enhancements, leading us to believe that a final version of their application was imminent. Turns out this prediction was spot on, as the folks over at TechCrunch have learned that Swype will be releasing a final beta version of their slide-to-type application via their beta website tomorrow for any Android user who wants it.

    Though this is not technically a final release, the fact that Swype is ready to release an open beta to all who want to try it out signifies that Swype is nearly ready for mass consumption on the Android market. A final release is certain to be right around the corner.


    This is certainly good news for Android, as the Swype keyboard allows users to type faster than ever before, as proven by broken Guinness world records last year. As someone who has used Swype pretty religiously in the past, I have been impressed with how simple, quick, and accurate Swype is, and would not go back to using any other keyboard.

    If you’ve never tried Swype before, I highly encourage you to head over to Swype’s beta website tomorrow and give this keyboard replacement a try. I’m confident that you won’t be disappointed.

    http://androidandme.com/2010/06/news/swype-will-release-application-for-all-android-users-june-16th/
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2010
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    I just resent the invite email to myself , reinstalled it and its working again, its tomorrow!
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    Awesome news, my Swype just expired...
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    I don't think this is true but we will see.
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    awww... And I thought I was special when I received my email invitation last night... Oh well, at least I have it and its working like a champion.. Very, very impressed with this application so far.
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    So meaning today? Why would they release a version today when just 3 days ago I got an email for another Beta version? I doubt they are done beta testing in 3 days?
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    I thought I was too! Well, at least I don't need the hacked version any more :)
    I love Swype, it's one of the best apps I've ever used!

    My Droid Does Tapatalk...
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    got mine, i went crazy the last 2 days going back to the original keyboard..
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    Site still says beta closed
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    Swype Beta is back up!

    For those us luck enough to receive that email, the Swype beta for Droid is finally activated again. Naturally, when my phone went off at 12:20 AM, I installed the beta and set off a few quick (yes, very quick) messages...just because :biggrin:.
    I just wanted to let everyone know, and HAPPY SWYPING!

    Sparkinthedark
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    *frowns heavily because he didn't make it in time*

    I loved the swype I was using (apparently I had gotten the version that Swype didn't release to the public somehow ... even though I didn't know / try), but it definitely was not as snappy and quick as the normal Android keyboard. Because of this I ended up switching back.

    I hate to ask it, but is this version better? Anybody mind if I take it for a whirl (or does it require a username/password)?
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    It's about the same as any of the prior versions IMO.

    Every version so far has not been released to the public unless it came on your phone out-of-the-box.
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    I signed up for the beta in March and got an e-mail last night around 7:30 pm MST, downloaded it and registered it. Love it so far...
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    It's true, it works! I just uninstalled my previous version, installed the new beta and I'm swyping again!! w00t!
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    I signed up for the beta last night after my most likely illegal version expired. I never received an email saying my beta account was active. I went to the website today and tried to login using the credentials I provided when I signed up last night and it worked. I resent the email and now have Swype installed and working again.

    IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED AN EMAIL BUT SIGNED UP JUST TRY TO LOGIN AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS.......
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    Well, I got it to install but it won't swype. I have to type out the words.
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    I assume you did the following?


    # Go to the phone's Settings choose Locale & text and check the box next to Swype
    # Go into any application in which you enter text (messaging, email, contacts, etc)
    # Press and hold your finger in any field where you enter text
    # Wait until the pop up appears, press Input Method, and select Swype
    # Start Swyping!
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    I did the above, but I am having the same problem. Every time I Swype it beeps and won't accept the input. I can tap on the Swype keyboard, but the swype action no longer works.

    Aarrgh! I love this application and want it to work correctly!

    Cheers,
    B.D.
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    cool i just signed up last night and was able to login and get it today
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    This has happened to me twice in the months I've been using it. Just click and hold in the text box and choose input method. Choose the standard android keyboard. Then do the same thing again, but rechoose the Swype keyboard. Swype will go back to working then.