Change Your Long-Press Duration Settings In SwiftKey For Faster Typing

Change Your Long-Press Duration Settings In SwiftKey For Faster Typing
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Android/iOS: Long-pressing on the keyboard in SwiftKey opens up other options, such as special characters and punctuation. Change your long-press duration to get to those extra settings a little faster, instead of waiting an uncomfortable amount of time to reach the extra options.

Just go into your SwiftKey settings and do the following:

  1. Go to Advanced > Long-keypress duration
  2. Move the slider to change the duration to the time you prefer.

If you set it for a shorter time, like 250 milliseconds, you will get to the options faster than the default setting. Otherwise switching it to a longer time will make sure you don’t accidentally open the key options. It’s a small change that can make a difference in your typing speed, especially if you use a lot of special characters.

How do I change my long press duration? [SwiftKey]