1. Jaredshoes's Avatar
    Hi just posting this to let people know that there is actually an app for the gingerbread keyboard ! So if u dont want to flash a custom rom just to get a keyboard go into your local android market and search
    "Keyboard from Android 2.3" there is a free and paid version the free version is awesome and it works perfecct make sure u go into ur settings and click on language and keyboard then click android keyboard and then go into any kind of messaging app and long press the area you would compose a message and then a popup should come up saying imput method and click the keyboard u want well....
    yeah hope that helped anyone who really wanted to try the keyboard out without having to flash a rom
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    12-31-2010 09:33 PM
  2. pobsaidno's Avatar
    i couldnt fint it
    01-03-2011 12:12 PM
  3. jmejiaa's Avatar
    difference between the free paid?

    I'm just getting used to swype and love it.
    01-03-2011 02:45 PM
  4. rem_kujawa's Avatar
    I found it from App Brain, Look up Android Keyboard.
    01-03-2011 03:19 PM
  5. Jaredshoes's Avatar
    difference between the free paid?

    I'm just getting used to swype and love it.
    No difference
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    01-03-2011 06:00 PM
  6. LastOstrogoth's Avatar
    It looks nice, but I don't see any advantage over the SwiftKey. Anyone with experience with both?
    01-03-2011 06:52 PM
  7. Jaredshoes's Avatar
    i use swiftkey...i dont like it much if your going to use a keyboard like that just use swype The 2.3 keyboard is just a huge improvement over the previous stock android keyboards just my opinion though
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    01-03-2011 07:10 PM
  8. rem_kujawa's Avatar
    I still prefer the stock HTC one. Works for me.
    01-03-2011 09:22 PM
  9. willtothewong's Avatar
    just downloaded it and gave it a quick test drive

    pretty good so far, i like how there are more options for punctuation marks such as quotations.
    01-06-2011 03:40 PM
  10. JohnAlpha's Avatar
    I've been using it since it came out on XDA and now I can't use anything else. I previously switched back and forth between Swift and Swype, but I'm very impressed with the stock keyboard in 2.3. It just seems to get everything right for me with the key spacing, word prediction, etc. It makes me even more excited for the OS.
    01-13-2011 10:20 AM
  11. RUSH's Avatar
    I'm using the Iphone keyboard and It's awesome -but I'll check it out and see how better it is than both stock and Iphone keyboards.

    01-13-2011 10:25 AM
  12. RUSH's Avatar
    Update: Now I'm confused between the IPhone and Gingerbread keyboards. Both are awesome that much I can say. I know I wont be going back to stock - I know that much.

    Hmm! I think I'll stick with Gingerbread it seems easier to handle, and I'm loving the display, and the black strip where the suggested words are. I would recommend you'll check this keyboard out.

    Vertical for that short text, and horizontal for long typing.

    01-13-2011 10:49 AM
  13. Johnly's Avatar
    My GF loves the GB one too...
    01-13-2011 10:54 AM
  14. RUSH's Avatar
    My GF loves the GB one too...
    She has very good taste....
    01-13-2011 11:15 AM
  15. Jet300's Avatar
    FWIW: Its on the normal market now ... Just d/l it and it is very good ... Might even do the paid version to check out his skins....
    01-16-2011 11:23 AM
  16. Chris Kerrigan's Avatar
    +1 for the Gingerbread Keyboard, been using it ever since it popped up on XDA and I love it.
    01-16-2011 01:27 PM
  17. kcrave22's Avatar
    What's the name of the app in the Android Market?? Have swiftkey... need something fancier...
    01-19-2011 11:26 PM
  18. Silas0220's Avatar
    I'm loving the Gingerbread keyboard on my Inspire, except for one thing that's been driving me nuts. Every other keyboard I've used has had an easy way to put the keyboard away when I'm done with it. The stock one has a dedicated "keyboard down" button, and Swift lets you drag it down. Am I missing something? Does something similar exist for the Gingerbread keyboard?
    03-09-2011 09:20 PM
  19. Silas0220's Avatar
    I've answered my own question. Long press on the microphone icon on the keyboard gives the option for "keyboard away." My keyboarding is now complete. I do wish this was clearer though.
    03-09-2011 10:06 PM
  20. Jan Petras's Avatar
    I love the Gingerbread Keyboard for being really fast and responsive compared to SwiftKey but it lacks some options:

    1. It can't learn from Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, SMS
    2. It doesn't learn by itself, you either input the word in the user dictionary yourself or you're screwed, doesn't learn by itself.
    3. You can't really hide it, if you swipe your finger down, across it, it hides but not before you type in another 3 letters that you don't want. It's damn near impossible to hide it without doing that.
    4. Selecting the option to hide "pop-up letters" when you type doesn't work for the most important key: THE DAMN SPACE. It still has a pop-up, the biggest of them all.
    5. Selecting punctuation marks or alternate letters is done like this: you need to press and hold the key and keep holding it over the pane and select what you want. Basically, you press ONCE and move your finger across them, you can't PRESS, Look at them, Press again to select what you want. No.

    In other words:

    I still use SwiftKey because it has all those features, even if it's a pain to write on it and it's very lagging compared to Gingerbread one.
    05-31-2011 04:37 AM

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