Wherever you go, you will find people using Android and IOS devices. These devices are viewed as fashionable, digital and cool to use especially for the young generation. The reason why Android and IOS devices such as tablets and smartphones are in demand is availability of cheap and cool apps. Among the cool apps being used nowadays is the SwiftKey flow app. However, most people have no idea what it is or how it is used. Therefore, let’s look at SwiftKey flow user guide.
What is SwiftKey flow?
This is an app that uses simulated intelligence technologies to foretell the next word a person intends to use. It is able to predict by using output data as well as other messages a user may have written in the past. It allows you to slide your finger to tap a word and also flow to the next word by moving down the spacing bar. The updated version of this app allows one to type an entire sentence without lifting the fingers.
How to use the app
Let us get started with how the app can be downloaded to your tablet or smartphone.
How to Install
Just as most apps are downloaded from google play store, SwiftKey flow app is also found in google play store. Sometimes ago this app used to be downloaded at a cost $3.99. However from the year 2014, google has been offering it for free and thus all you need to do is download it at no cost. After downloading it, you can install the app and use it as a default keyboard. To make it a default keyboard, you just need to click settings then language and input followed by choosing the SwiftKey option.
There are various things involved in using this app. Some of the various ways to make the best out of the app is to learn how to use the keyboard as well as learn how to use the app itself together with the various features. Let’s look at the two in detail.
1.Learning how to use a keyboard
- Customizing it to be your own
There are different ways to customize your keyboard. You can start by choosing a language that is favoring you then the font of the words as well as the size and then choose a theme that looks nice to you. Additionally, this app allows you to control your typing speed and also it allows you to change how the spacebar is used among other things.
- Selecting a theme
You can change your keyboard theme to be more personalized depending on your taste and preference. There are various themes available on this app such as Cobalt, Dusk, Berry, Holo Regal, Dark, Berry, Sky, and Neon, pumpkin and light. The best part about this app is that you can additional features that will allow you to highlight words, reduce or increase the keyboard layout size as well as allow you to delete something without having to use the normal process.
- Changing the functionality of a spacebar
A spacebar key is used to separate words in a sentence. With this new app, you can add features that allow you to adjust your typing speed, predict a word you are typing as well as predict emoji and it can also enable you disable or enable notifications the way you want.
- Changing the keyboard as well as the language
To change the type of keyboard you are using, open the SwiftKey settings then select language. There are different icons that appear after selecting language, from the different icons select the new type of keyboard you want to use and remove the original one. To change the language, the same steps will apply.
- Regulating vibrations and sounds
In most cases than not, people find it difficult to adjust the sounds and vibrations. Apart from that, they are unable to change the duration of the vibrations. With SwiftKey flow app, changing or regulating these sounds is as easy as going to the settings and clicking on the vibration and sound option.
2.Learning how to use SwiftKey flow
Learning how to use this app, one will need to know a few things such as:
- Select your input method
There are a couple input methods that one can use while using this app. Some of them include using a voice, traditional typing, and SwiftKey flow that involves using gestures. While using SwiftKey flow, both gestures and the voice can be used.
- Learn how to use gestures
By learning how to use gestures, you can be able to speed up your typing process while using this app. This is because you can delete a word by simply sliding or swiping your finger down to the spacebar. Therefore, this is one of the speed optimizing apps that Android device users can take advantage of.
- Learn how to make typing efficient
With SwiftKey flow, one can tell how efficient one is with typing and thus can find ways to improve. This is because, this app can give you a detailed report on your errors, time you took to type a certain word or sentence and the number of words you got predictions on. In this way, you can learn what mistakes you make and then correct them.
- Get to understand how to use a SwiftKey dictionary
With this fantastic app, you can add any words you like to the dictionary as well as delete. This dictionary is able to pull out prediction words from your network platforms such as emails and face book. With these words, your predicted words will be familiar to you and thus easy to use.
With the above guidelines, using the app will no longer be a problem. Make sure to look out for more apps that can improve productivity of your device.