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    Type using SureType on Android

    So for those early converts that love SureType on their BB's...Here is a way to make compact qwerty (suretype) work on your Android phone.

    Click here for the link



    Last edited by markdental; 11-08-2009 at 01:41 PM.




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    Who cares about suretype! Look at all the other options you have :lmao:

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    Quote Originally Posted by markdental View Post
    So for those early converts that love SureType on their BB's...Here is a way to make compact qwerty (suretype) work on your Android phone.

    Click here for the link

    How do you d/l this thing?

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    I thought that was just qwerty??? SureType is 2 letters per key???? or am I way off?

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    Quote Originally Posted by olta777 View Post
    I thought that was just qwerty??? SureType is 2 letters per key???? or am I way off?
    Yeah I agree I didn't see SureType in that video either

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    Wirelessly posted (9530 Storm)

    I went to the Web site & there were two key screen shots and the app itself increases the size of the keys a bit too.

    Don't have my Droid yet but if you Google "Better Keyboard" I think it can be bought & installed via their Web site.

    One cool thing I saw in another video (I think it was a different video) was that you can swipe right to display Alt keys then left to go back to letters.

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    Wirelessly posted

    The video doesn't show the SureType. But it is one of the options.
    And yes. It is the compact qwerty with 2 letters per key.

    Last edited by markdental; 11-08-2009 at 01:42 PM.

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    Just read that those with the Droid can actually DL two files and they will have the HTC keyboard as well. But I don't feel like bricking the phone after day 2

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    That's pretty neat.

    From what I understand (and I could be wrong) the HTC has the option to do compact qwerty.

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    What the heck I installed the two apk files and voila HTC keyboard on the Droid. Worked well in portrait but in landscape it didn't expand to cover the width of the screen. Definitely a more accurate typing experience but that bug kind of annoyed me. I'm sure there will be updates to this that fix this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    What the heck I installed the two apk files and voila HTC keyboard on the Droid. Worked well in portrait but in landscape it didn't expand to cover the width of the screen. Definitely a more accurate typing experience but that bug kind of annoyed me. I'm sure there will be updates to this that fix this.
    That is soo cool. Does the new keyboard have compact qwerty as an option?

    Have you noticed it being more accurate with the HTC files?

    Also, where did you get the files/figure this out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by markdental View Post
    That is soo cool. Does the new keyboard have compact qwerty as an option?

    Have you noticed it being more accurate with the HTC files?

    Also, where did you get the files/figure this out?
    Crap, I uninstalled before I tested that out.

    It was definitely more accurate no doubt about it. The problem is the files have not been update for 2.0. I think the files are for 1.5 or 1.6

    The link to get started is below. However, the two files you need are on another site which I forgot. But you can google them and find them easily.

    How to install the HTC Android soft keyboard without rooting your phone | Google Android Blog

    That being said there is a paid app called better keyboard for the Droid that works really well

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    What the heck I installed the two apk files and voila HTC keyboard on the Droid. Worked well in portrait but in landscape it didn't expand to cover the width of the screen. Definitely a more accurate typing experience but that bug kind of annoyed me. I'm sure there will be updates to this that fix this.

    Hey J..Is this a free app or do I need to buy it? I haven't been able to find it either:Eyecrazy::Eyecrazy::Eyecrazy::Eyecrazy:

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlevy73 View Post
    Crap, I uninstalled before I tested that out.

    It was definitely more accurate no doubt about it. The problem is the files have not been update for 2.0. I think the files are for 1.5 or 1.6

    The link to get started is below. However, the two files you need are on another site which I forgot. But you can google them and find them easily.

    How to install the HTC Android soft keyboard without rooting your phone | Google Android Blog

    That being said there is a paid app called better keyboard for the Droid that works really well
    I've tried to this but it's not working. Each time I click on the link to d/l the file, I get to the same site..I do not see where the file is to d/l..Please help:Eyecrazy::Eyecrazy::Eyecrazy::Eyecrazy:

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