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    Default does swipe use more battery?

    I am just wondering if swipe keyboard uses battery? My phone came with it already. I am running android 2.3.6
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    Default Re: does swipe use more battery?

    It probably does since it has to interpret what you're trying to type instead of putting single letters up. Would it cause a noticeable drop in battery life? Doubtful. I don't think it ever shows up on my battery use meter, and never seen any threads about the issue.
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    Default Re: does swipe use more battery?

    Agreed. The small amount of battery Swype is using isn't even worth fussing over compared to all the other known battery eating apps.

    For a better 'easier' keyboard that slight hit in battery is worth it.
    Paul
    Moderator Team Leader @ Android Central





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