1. Jcmg62's Avatar
    Hey all

    Are there any different keyboards available, other than the one that comes with the 1520?

    Frankly, I find the default keyboard to be too big to use comfortably in landscape mode and the positioning of the comma and full stop in portrait mode is a pain as I seem to hit them every time I go for the space bar, which is actually ridiculously small compared to the other screen keys.

    It's a minor disappointment that MS/Nokia didn't use the additional screen space on the 1520 to develop a better laid out, more intuitive keyboard.

    As a minimum it would be nice if the keyboard could "split" in landscape mode, as it does on an Apple Ipad. Trying to type-on-the-go in landscape mode is tricky at best and has resulted in me fumbling and nearly dropping the phone.

    So, are there alternatives out there that anyone knows of?

    Thanks
    12-17-2013 04:24 AM
  2. N_LaRUE's Avatar
    No other keyboards can be added at this time. Whether this changes in the future or not is unknown.
    12-17-2013 06:21 AM
  3. dropofdreams's Avatar
    This is one of the biggest gripes that I have with the WP platform when compared to Android. However, we still have quite a few years to watch this OS flourish into whatever it's going to become. Besides, the WP keyboard is pretty fantastic for what it is on a device of this size.
    12-19-2013 07:11 AM
  4. Jcmg62's Avatar
    Please see the thread I've just posted, I was having the same keyboard issues.

    there is a way to slightly change the keyboard, by removing the additional language key
    12-19-2013 07:14 AM
  5. QOAM's Avatar
    As much as I hate all Android phones, I gotta say I really LOVE Swype. I read somewhere that we will never see Swype on a Windows phone or Tablet. Too bad. I can text/type very fast with Swype.
    12-20-2013 09:13 AM

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