New Theme Store Coming Soon to SwiftKey Keyboard for iOS

It appears that the popular SwiftKey keyboard for iOS will soon be gaining a Theme Store, MacRumors has learned. SwiftKey already has three themes available in app for free, but the new Theme Store seems to add 11 additional themes that can be purchased at prices between $0.99 and $1.99.

Lower priced $0.99 themes change the color of the keyboard, and some of the available options include "Coal," "Iceberg," and "Juice," three minimal themes that turn the keyboard black, white, or orange.

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There's also a dynamic "Shooting Stars" theme that uses Parallax to cause the stars in the background to shift when the iPhone is moved, giving it a distinctive 3D feel. "Shooting Stars" is priced at $1.99, and in addition to the parallax effect, users will also see an occasional shooting star soar across the keyboard.

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These new themes will undoubtedly be a welcome addition to SwiftKey users who have wanted to change the look of their keyboards to better suit their personal styles or visual preferences, and it's likely SwiftKey will continually add new themes to the Theme Store following its release.

The new SwiftKey Theme Store appears to be rolling out to SwiftKey's beta testing group, but it will likely be coming to all users as an app update in the near future. Beta testers can access the new themes through the SwiftKey container app in the "Themes" section.

Swiftkey can be downloaded from the App Store for free. [Direct Link]

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62 months ago
Am I the only one who uses the default keyboard still?
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62 months ago
Now if only it didn't crash several time a day.
Rating: 7 Votes
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62 months ago
I still use the default keyboard because I can't get the 3rd party keyboards to work consistently enough.
Rating: 6 Votes
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62 months ago

Now if only it didn't crash several time a day.


I agree, used SwiftKey several times, but the the endless crashing was just too annoying.
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62 months ago

I just can't. seeing the capital letters at all times irritates me on the default keyboard. always get confused if the lock is enabled or not lol plus I can't use german / english at the same time

Capital letters are on hardware keyboards to this day and have been there for ages and people have been using them just fine all these years.
Rating: 3 Votes
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62 months ago

I have SwiftKey as my only keyboard since day one and I have never experienced any crash whatsoever. SwiftKey is a blessing because I can type Dutch and English without switching keyboards. Is it only a problem for non iPhone 6 users, because I see so many complaints and I have truly never experienced any problems.


Have you never had it not show up in Messeges so one has to quit the app and launch it again to get the keyboard to show up? Or the keyboard not showing when trying to search from the home screen (swipe down)?

Agree on the dual lingo support – it's great –*and I really like SwiftKey except that it isn't working as consistently/gracefully as the keyboards built-in to iOS.
Rating: 2 Votes
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62 months ago

I tried downloading swiftkey and others when this option became available. But when they asked me to give them full access to my entire phone, I said no overtime. The result is that these keyboards are no better and even worse that the default. All those other features have too high of a cost for me (in giving them too much access).

So until they can find a way to make their apps work without me giving away all my security and privacy, I will be with you on the default keyboard.


I blame Apple for that. Due to limitations in the extension APIs, developers can’t use the keyboards to their full potential without using the app for some key functions. They can only demand full access. Some developers claim that they don’t transmit any data at all, instead do the processing locally, but we as users cannot verify that.

The reasonable thing to do would be to enforce stricter rules for such keyboard apps, like certification marks. Apple could thoroughly examine these apps and thus see whether the data can leave the app. They could even grant these apps full access by default in that case. Apps that do process the data server-side could be singled out.
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62 months ago

Slow news day at ole' Mac rumors ? It's apple watch approaching and you talking swift key UI. lol


Because there isn't enough Apple Watch content already there or that this is somehow WatchRumors only? LOL indeed.
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62 months ago

No, you're not the only one. For one, I don't need pointless frilly keyboards that don't do anything more than Apples default, #2 I'm not going to freely give the developers of this app access to key log everything I use the keyboard for on my phone.

Is this the kind of pointless features Samsung people go gaga over that makes them think their phones are so much better? Does having an orange keyboard really make you think your phone is better? LOLOLOLLLLLOOOLLL

So Apple's keyboard offers swiping? Or just stuck L and O keys? ;)

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If I wanted a crappy third party keyboard I'd just switch to Android.


Or you know have a choice of using one on an OS that you like. But surely we shouldn't have horrible things like choices.
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62 months ago

I don't get the point of swipe typing. Is it really any faster than just tapping with your thumbs?

I tried it, but perhaps I need to give it another go.


Much, much faster. I sometimes use iOS 6 on my old iPod and the keyboard just makes me want to die when I need to type something.

Swiftkey is amazing.
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