Microsoft’s Android SwiftKey Keyboard app update brings translator and swipe fixes


Microsoft SwiftKey is a virtual third-party keyboard app for both Android and iOS devices developed in 2010. Since then, the software had received numerous updates. Last month the app grabbed an update with handwriting improvements and clipboard fixes. Today, Microsoft knocked its Android’s SwiftKey keyboard app with another update.

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The latest overhaul takes forward the build version from to Though this update is not major, but the Pixel 4 users may experience various fixes for translator functionality, swipe gesture glitches. Below is the official update log released by the company:


  • We’ve fixed a bug that was affecting swipe-to-delete gestures on Pixel 4s devices.
  • The translator will no longer crash if the device is rotated when in use.
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Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard app was originally developed by TouchType. The third-party keyboard was first released for Android in July 2010. After Apple allowed third-party keyboard support, the app was made available for iOS in September 2014. Microsoft is pushing frequent updates to SwiftKey Keyboard. In the last one year, the app has received more than fifteen updates. 

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