SwiftKey 6.6 Android App Comes With New Themes And Emoji

SwiftKey 6.6 now brings all new 3 themes, emojis (requires Android Oreo 8.0 or above to use) 2 words prediction one of cool new feature in the latest beta build for android, want to know how it looks ? Just check the image below to know it better.


Two words prediction

Other notable features

  • New theme named as Carbon Light giving a material touch
  • Emoji can be now added quickly with a smoother interface
  • Settings tab is now rebuilt for better experience

Get the latest beta build for free from PlayStore

SwiftKey | A quick look back in to the previous builds



Hub is the addition to the best ever free automatic prediction keyboard that you have ever seen with smart phone. So what is this new feature introduced in beta build ?

Simple in the prediction space now you can now see new slide out icon towards top left as you can see in the above picture, brings

  • Layout
  • Resize option
  • Theme settings
  • Undock
  • Customize
  • Input methods
  • Cloud

More in this build

  • Romaji is now added

SwiftKey 5.2 stable free app for Android powered devices has been rolled out with various fixes, store optimization. The big new feature that comes packed in this latest version of keyboard app is the support for Chinese language ( with a new free theme ) in three forms with support for separators between characters and personalization of texts

  • Simplified Chinese
  • Taiwan Traditional Chinese
  • Hong Kong Traditional Chinese

Rather than above there is support for two other namely

  • Khmer
  • Lao

Some features that are not supported in v5.2 for new language Chinese include

  • You can’t remove unwanted words showing up
  • No support for handwriting recognition
  • Won’t be able to enjoy flow feature

Even more if you are having OnePlus One plus mobile

  • Cyanogen 11S update will be loaded with this intelligent keyboard and you can switch to it by going to input menu.

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  • Build v5.1

Support for more than 15 Indian languages namely with vowels, numbers in both roman and local ones

Swiftkey Indian 11 languages support

Swiftkey Indian languages support

  • Assamese
  • Bengali
  • Gujarati
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi
  • Bodo
  • Dogri
  • Kashmiri
  • Konkani
  • Oriya
  • Punjabi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Urdu


  • Nepali and Sinhala are also supported
  • Swift installation process by replacing popup EULA replaced with links at the bottom of the pageWith changed the SSL certificate handling, the secure connections used for SwiftKey Cloud’s Backup & Sync services now have increased robustness
  • Overall performance improvement
swiftkey 5.1 android app

Diwali theme

In addition to the above, SwiftKey released a new theme that is in sync with Diwali ‘festival of lights’.

From SwiftKey blog post

We are delighted to enter open beta with languages requested by our users in India, expanding our reach into one of the most exciting, innovative markets for tech right now after months of hard work. We have spent a long time refining and developing our new set of languages for this market so that we could ensure the best possible typing experience for our users.

  • Build v5.0

In June 10th the SwiftKey 5 android keyboard app moved from paid to free category which offered in app purchases in the form of premium themes.

SwiftKey v5 changes a quick look

  • Changed default theme
  • Introduction of SwiftKey Store
  • Addition of emoji
  • Better flow feature
  • Addition of new languages ( Belarusian, Mongolian, Tatar, Uzbek and Welsh)
  • Improved prediction engine
  • Free premium themes for those who purchased the app when it was paid features

  • Keyboard just appears on the screen 15-20% more quickly when compared to the previous build ie improvements in cold load and cached loads
  • leaves the screen 20-30% faster like when you click on the home button or switch between application
  • 15-50% faster switching between fields
  • Typing is 10-18% faster which reduces the sticking to a particular letter while we compose

Other than android this keyboard app is also available for iOS 8.

Links will be updated when the stable version is available for download

Download Swiftkey 5.2 version from the Google Play store for free

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