- Layout Switcher
- One-handed, Float, and Thumb mode
- Voice to text
- Messaging Center
1 - How to access the Toolbar
Toolbar is home to all your favorite Microsoft SwiftKey features and useful settings.
Toolbar is easily accessible from your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard. Just tap the icon to the left of the prediction bar to open/expand Toolbar.
If you wish to close your Toolbar, tap the icon to hide it.
2 - What's in Toolbar?
Toolbar is home to the following features:
Our Bing search feature allows you to search and share directly from your Microsoft SwiftKey keyboard. Bing aims to provide a better search experience to users by using AI technologies to understand user intent and provide relevant results.
How to use Search in Microsoft SwiftKey for Android – SwiftKey Support
Our Tone feature allows you to change the tone of the text you've entered into the input field. It uses artificial intelligence to help users improve their writing by suggesting alternative words and reordering sentences.
How to use Tone in Microsoft SwiftKey for Android – SwiftKey Support
When you use the new Bing chat from the SwiftKey keyboard to search the web, it's like having a research assistant, personal planner, and creative partner by your side. Sometimes you need more than an answer — you need inspiration. Whether you're writing an email, bedtime story or meal plan, there's no need to wait - just get started.
How to use Chat in Microsoft SwiftKey for Android – SwiftKey Support
Add and send animated images from all your favorite apps. Use the search function to find that perfect GIF for every occasion.
Read more: How to add and search for GIFS
If you like GIFS you'll love Stickers too! Add some virality to your conversations with both static and animated Stickers.
Read more: How to use Stickers
If you want to get under the hood and see how Microsoft SwiftKey ticks, Settings is a good place to start.
Microsoft SwiftKey offers many themes to enable you to truly make your keyboard your own.
Tap " Themes' tab (indicated by the palette icon) and click on Gallery. Choose the theme you wish to apply to your keyboard"
Read more: Photo themes for Android
The Clipboard houses all of the text you've copied for later use. The Clipboard allows you to copy and paste clips or create Shortcuts for faster insertion.
Read more: How does the Clipboard work?
You can now create tasks from your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard without switching apps and see your tasks across devices in Microsoft apps like To Do, Outlook and Teams.
Read more: How to work with Tasks in your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard
Tapping the Layouts icon allows you the freedom to change your Languages and Layouts without opening the SwiftKey app fully.
Read more: How do I change the keyboard layout (e.g. QWERTY to AZERTY)?
One-handed, Float, and Thumb mode
One-handed mode is a compact, reduced-width keyboard, designed for one handed typing.
Float mode offers you the freedom to move and position your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard wherever you like.
The thumb layout offers you a split keyboard.
Read more: How to change your keyboard mode on Microsoft SwiftKey for Android
We’ve integrated Microsoft Translator into Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard. This gives you a fast and seamless way to use Translator's features in the context of what you’re already doing. No more switching apps or copying and pasting back and forth.
Read more: How to use Microsoft Translator with your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard?
The Toolbar Customizer allows you to tailor your Toolbar just how you want it; rearrange the order of icons, plus it acts as an overflow menu for all those icons you don't have room to show.
Get quick access to your Microsoft SwiftKey Account settings from here.
Read more: What is the Microsoft SwiftKey Account?
Drag the boundary boxes to resize and reposition your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard.
Read: How to resize your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard on Android
Press for quick access to all the Emoji you love.
Read more: How to use Emoji with your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard
If you don't want your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard to learn your words just tap the Incognito icon to switch it on. Tapping on the icon once more will exit Incognito mode and let Microsoft SwiftKey learn from you again.
Read more: How does Incognito mode work on your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard for Android?
A handy shortcut that will toggle autocorrect on and off as your choose.
Read more: How does the spacebar work with Autocorrect?
Voice to Text
Voice recognition is turned on by default. Your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard utilizes Google Voice technology to power this feature.
Read: How do I use Voice to Text with Microsoft SwiftKey on Android?
Messaging center is a place to learn more about our newest features, along with tips to help you get the most out of your Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard.