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Six useful functions of SwiftKey for WhatsApp | Social networks

SwiftKey is a virtual keyboard that can be downloaded for use in chat and text exchange apps, such as WhatsApp. The Microsoft program brings useful features for typing on Android and iPhone (iOS) phones, such as text prediction and emoji shortcuts. In the list below, the TechTudo separated six functions present on the keyboard that make the exchange of messages on WhatsApp even more dynamic and personalized.

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SwiftKey brings the autocomplete function on WhatsApp Photo: Raquel Freire / TechTudoSwiftKey brings the autocomplete function on WhatsApp Photo: Raquel Freire / TechTudo

SwiftKey brings the autocomplete function on WhatsApp Photo: Raquel Freire / TechTudo

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The collection tab acts as a shortcut to your favorite stickers. When selecting a sticker, SwiftKey displays a pin button before you send it. Just touch the icon and the sticker in question will appear in "Collections", saving you the trouble of searching for the image every time you want to send it on WhatsApp chat.

SwiftKey "Collections" tab rene stickers most used by the user Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireSwiftKey "Collections" tab rene stickers most used by the user Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

SwiftKey "Collections" tab rene stickers most used by the user Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

The "Collections" tab also allows you to create your own stickers using photos from the cell phone gallery. The procedure is done by touching the "Create sticker" button, which contains a camera icon with the plus sign. After that, just select the image and optionally add a caption.

SwiftKey keyboard allows you to create stickers using photos from the cell phone gallery Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireSwiftKey keyboard allows you to create stickers using photos from the cell phone gallery Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

SwiftKey keyboard allows you to create stickers using photos from the cell phone gallery Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

Another way to send personalized stickers by editing the stickers provided by SwiftKey. The first step is to enter the sticker tab and download the package. Then, select the desired figure and touch the "T" icon to add a text, if you want. You can still take advantage and press the pin to save the edition in the Collections.

SwiftKey, a Microsoft keyboard, allows you to edit stickers with your own text Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireSwiftKey, a Microsoft keyboard, allows you to edit stickers with your own text Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

SwiftKey, a Microsoft keyboard, allows you to edit stickers with your own text Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

SwiftKey has its own emoji keyboard, which learns and predicts the user's favorite faces, speeding up sending on WhatsApp. The arsenal features all the most popular images, as well as figures for holidays such as Christmas and Halloween. Emojis are revealed by touching the smileat the bottom of the keyboard.

SwiftKey's emoji keyboard has hundreds of customizable emojis Photo: Reproduction / Raquel FreireSwiftKey's emoji keyboard has hundreds of customizable emojis Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire

SwiftKey's emoji keyboard has hundreds of customizable emojis Photo: Reproduction / Raquel Freire

Another tool built into SwiftKey is the search for GIFs. The most popular ones in the app are visible and organized by categories. To find something more specific, just touch the magnifying glass and enter the desired term.

SwiftKey's GIFs tab brings animations by categories and search tool Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireSwiftKey's GIFs tab brings animations by categories and search tool Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

SwiftKey's GIFs tab brings animations by categories and search tool Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

SwiftKey's emoji prediction feature is another feature that streamlines the conversation for those who use figures a lot. It suggests images to illustrate what is being typed by the user. To activate the function, open the app and enter "Typing". Then select "Typing and autocorrection" and then activate the "Emoji forecasts" key. After that, whenever you type a word and there is a corresponding emoji, the picture will appear in the forecast bar.

SwiftKey shows prediction of emojis to speed up conversation in messengers Photo: Reproduo / Raquel FreireSwiftKey shows prediction of emojis to speed up conversation in messengers Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire

SwiftKey shows prediction of emojis to speed up conversation in messengers Photo: Reproduo / Raquel Freire