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    Default Alternate Keyboard????

    I read that even though the standard text inputting keyboard included in the GS3 bundled software is very good, I'm understanding that there are downloadable alternate keyboards that can be made to be the default GS3 keyboard; and that they are far superior.

    Does anyone have any actual information on this; as speculation and opinionated guessing isn't what I'm seeking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliffy44 View Post
    I read that even though the standard text inputting keyboard included in the GS3 bundled software is very good, I'm understanding that there are downloadable alternate keyboards that can be made to be the default GS3 keyboard; and that they are far superior.

    Does anyone have any actual information on this; as speculation and opinionated guessing isn't what I'm seeking.
    Wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blakke39 View Post
    Wow.

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    Exactly.

    Try swiftkey or smart keyboard pro.

    This is a forum and is usually filled with user opinions based on experience with something. So if you looking for facts and or statistical data on a keyboard you may wanna contact the vendor.

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    Swype Beta...I don't know why Android got rid of Swype but there is a downloadable version

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    I line using Swype.

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    SwiftKey 3 is definitely the way to go.

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    SwiftKey 3

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    Swiftkey 3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliffy44 View Post
    I read that even though the standard text inputting keyboard included in the GS3 bundled software is very good, I'm understanding that there are downloadable alternate keyboards that can be made to be the default GS3 keyboard; and that they are far superior.

    Does anyone have any actual information on this; as speculation and opinionated guessing isn't what I'm seeking.
    We wouldn't be recommending these apps unless we had first-hand experience.

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    +1 on SwiftKey 3.. you can get a one month free trial to try it out too..
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    I like SwiftKey3 because you can customize it.

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    SwiftKey 3.

    And I'd suggest you get the s3 before even making such comments in your entry post. If you want actual statistical information go to developers and vendors. You don't even have the s3 yet!!! Fail

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    Swype makes 1 handed typing a breeze, so it gets my vote.
    Living large with my Galaxy Note 3!!!
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    I have both SlideIt and SwiftKey3... Jury is still out, but I'm leaning towards SwiftKey...

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    What are you talking about he has an s3, and even if he didn't what's the harm I. Him asking? Come off that attitude ......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rancid88 View Post
    What are you talking about he has an s3, and even if he didn't what's the harm I. Him asking? Come off that attitude ......
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    One of the comments he wrote in another post he says he won't receive his s3 unt September 19

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    SwiftKey 3.....definitely
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    +1 here for SwiftKey 3 also.
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    SwiftKey 3. All you'll need.

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    Personally I'm very much content with a "Jelly Bean Keyboard" app I downloaded from the Play Store. I liked the stock keyboard, and it's one of MANY things I miss about my GN
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    What emoticon app do you use that integrates with SwiftKey 3. I love this keyboard but I like to send smileys too. The DROID smileys are creepy to me, lol.

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    First of all, please allow me to sincerely and humbly apologize for my expressive post, that started this thread off. I am on a number of medications; BUT, that's no excuse for my ranting.

    I'm VERY appreciative of all the people that offered suggestions, when you don't know me; and by the way that I presented myself, if I were the people that replied, I wouldn't have suggested anything.

    BUT, I am sincerely appreciative for all your suggestions.

    SO - - - I bought both SwiftKey 3 Pro and Jellybean Pro keyboards.

    Having been a geek for years (my first computers were a Sinclair 1000 - that I built myself and a Commodore Vic 20), in a head to head comparison (sounds like the title of Bill Clinton's next book), I definitely like the

    WAIT FOR IT

    I definitely prefer SwiftKey 3 Pro.

    Throughout my entire life, I have always turned off predictive text; as sometimes it can get one into trouble.

    SwiftKey's "learning my written style" feature seems to capture the true essence of me significantly better than the Jelly Bean keyboard does / did.

    Again; please allow me to express my gratitude for those of you who tried to help me out, even though I appeared to be a grump.

    That's why this is the best Android blog in existence.
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    I was gonna say Swiftkey 3 is the best too.

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