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    Question how to swype ?

    Dear All,

    I am using samsung galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (GT-P5100) . I would like to use the swype fuctionality. however, I am not sure how to use this or enable. can you please advise the steps to enable it.
    thanks in advance.
    --shravee
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    Default Re: how to swype ?

    Welcome to Android Central
    I was almost sure it was enabled out of the box on any Samsung device but if it's not you can activate it by going to settings > my device > scroll down to language and input > select the Swype keyboard
    You can also download apps like SwiftKey or the Google Keyboard if you don't like the Samsung keyboard or Swype
    Everything in this post is 100% accurate...I think

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    Default Re: how to swype ?

    hi UJ95X

    thanks for your reply. unfortunately, there is no such option. checked thoroughly now. samsung keyboard, chinese, google voice typing are the only available options i have.

    also in the app store, i find only swift keyboard but not google keyboard. plz help

    --shravee
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    Default Re: how to swype ?

    Hmm, ok. I don't have a Tab 2 but it's an option on most Samsung devices I've used
    Here's the link to the Google Keyboard:
    You can download either of one of those and try them out, once you open them it should give the option to set as a default keyboard
    Everything in this post is 100% accurate...I think

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    Default Re: how to swype ?

    this app is incompatible with GT-P5100 . plz help

    --shravee
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    Default Re: how to swype ?

    Do what uj said, however tap Samsung keyboard and scroll through the settings till you find swipe, then enable it. How this helps!

    From mah shiny new Nexus 5
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    Default Re: how to swype ?

    Guys,
    this is solved now. Keyboard and language input > samsung keyboard settings > move predective text as "ON" (iff in off state) > tap on the same option (predictive text ON) > enable CONTINUOUS INPUT

    now start messaging on fly with swype strokes.

    @ tachydavid - thanks man, i followed your approach. when you mentioned to scroll over and find it. i decided to go option by option trying out all possibilites within an option.

    so in my device and of samsung tab2 10.1 swype is called " CONTINUOUS INPUT" under predective text in ON mode.

    --shravee..
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    Default Re: how to swype ?

    To be honest, Samsung keyboard was the worst space consuming, small key keyboard. But glad it works for you.

    From mah shiny new Nexus 5

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