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Swype Beta Invitations have Re-Opened, Check Your Inboxes (Updated)

We’re pretty sure that Swype has secretly opened up their beta program again which means that if you signed up back in the day, there is a chance you could get an invite any minute now.  Two of our readers have already confirmed receiving an invitation.  On their site it still says “closed”, but we have someone close to the battle that gave us a “maybe” when asked about it.  And if you didn’t sign up in the past, flood their site now and register!

Update:  And just as we said, they have opened up invitations to “some” already registered users…


Might as well register anyway though right?  They might do another random invite at some time and you want to be on the list.

Let us know if you get anything!

  • Bracken16

    I logged in Tonight and it was open for me. if you havent tried it i would try it now

  • foxdog

    wohoo… i got the invite!!!

  • Kmoore1973

    received my invite and downloaded but I attempt 5o login, it doesn't recognize my login information. This really sucks. I even tried reset password and still no luck.

  • 1T2dirtnap

    I registered on Wednesday, and got my email today (Friday), “Welcome to the Swype Beta for Android!” I love swype, that was the only thing I missed about my Fascinate. I love how the email states you have “probably given up on us”, yet only waited one day for this email. Swype is the best!

  • Woot! I got my beta activation today, after signing up on Sunday night.

  • Joshua

    I signed up way back when, that i don't even remember how long ago it was…. But there it was “THE” invite waiting in my mail yesterday. It's the best Christmas i've gotten in a looong time. =) “Only one thing in the world could've dragged me away from the soft glow of electric sex gleaming in the window.”

  • Rogmon

    Got it here in frigid VA last night.. had signed up several months back… off to Swype now, but confuddled as I'm really diggin the new Gingerbread keyboard !!

  • Msk1277

    I got the invite! i sent in months ago and just got the invite last night 🙂

  • Shelley0729

    I got my invite last night !! It's a christmas miracle !

  • 275

    I never got the invite email.I logged on though and just downloaded it.

  • Chaser457

    Wow…will wonders never cease? I actually got selected to participate!

  • FortitudineVincimus

    got it… will see if I like it

  • pe4710man

    I received an invite to the Beta for the first time today. I had registered, but did not receive it directly. After seeing your article I logged in and they then sent me an email with the link to download Swype.

  • Doug Edwards9844

    i have been waiting to get in to the beta and with working for verizon i get asked alot when swype will be out for the HTC incredible so this is a good step foward .

  • Sp4rxx

    I got mine last night! It was kind of ironic actually. I had totally forgotten that I had signed up MONTHS ago and yesterday a friend of mine at work was showing me her Galaxy-S (can't remember the actual model though) she got on Black Friday. It had Swype pre-installed. I figured, eh, they must be getting close to final code as it is now ON phones already. Lo and behold, after I finished a game of Killing Floor, my phone chimed in w/ an email stating “you are invited to the swype beta team”…. Needless to say I immediately downloaded and installed it 🙂

  • Stennyck

    Just received my invite.

  • I got an invite, I signed up SO long ago. Right after they started showing the “We just beat the world speed texting record” commercials.

    (I may or may not have already found myself a version of Swype though)

  • Godzilla932

    Wow I got an invite, I feel like I fianlly won something

  • Mrdat

    Checked my Inbox immediately after reading this. I'm in! So excited! New Swype has definitely fixed up quite a few things. Accuracy overall has improved and many small annoyances have gone away. Still the best keyboard out there!

    • Ultcody

      I did the same thing. Finally I can uninstall that hack version I've been which wasn't bad just not the same. Honestly never thought I'd see this email, always thought I'd have to buy the finished product once it came out.

  • Stephen D

    I finally got an invite, for both of my e-mails, after months. But I have a Fascinate now and Swype was pre loaded so I don't need it anymore. Can I give them to people on here?

  • Misphit917

    Typo Keep ;-((

  • Misphit917

    Wow………I finally received my invite to Swype after months of waiting……Wow
    My advice is keeping using the ported version until you receive the official invite

  • Sanpan

    Finally!! Was worried that the leaked version i had would run out again, also double tap edit and accuracy seem to be much improved, from the version i had

  • MMM333

    Lol I got it. But I have DX. But I'm running UD, so no Swype. LOL.

  • i got mine like 10 mins before DL posted this i tweeted DL bout it.
    but i glad i no longer have to search for hacked versions I'm official beta!!!

  • Sspro7

    Since I cant get into the beta, how would one go about getting a different version of swype that still works. I had it in september and then it quit when I updated to 2.2. Swype was the greatest and im missing it

    • Sspro7

      haha yes I just got the email

  • Laura

    I just got a confirmation 20 minutes ago! It's legit! Weee swype!

  • Heavensentfarm

    Got my invite tonight… Very nice present

  • Itester8

    Just got my beta invite 🙂

  • windexh8er

    Creepy, literally as I was reading this the email came in.

  • jcdagget

    Finally it's happened to me. Goodbye hacked/jailbroken version of Swype, hello Beta!

  • woo woo i got mine! YES!

  • Lunytunes007

    what happens if I switch phones? will i lose my beta?

  • Eric S

    I got the thing in my email,. and I installed it…but when I try to test it out, a blue line goes around not letting me use it. Any ideas?

  • Corvettejack

    No email just went to their site and followed the instructions worked fine Droid 1

  • kimir

    is it possible to not get the email but have the beta work?

    • kimir

      never mind. I had to log on to swype and resend the email. GOT IT woot

  • acquaz10

    I just got the email. I signed up back in June! Glad to finally get it. Haha.

  • Just received the invite email, installing

  • Tomwillchris

    i got mine!

  • Chris Giammona

    Got my invitation!

  • cyberclaus

    I got the email today. I am currently a registered beta swype user, but I forgot what email I registered under so I registered again under my main email. I did not get a response and found the original invitation under my gmail account, so I was able to recover. I still have my original installation with the update of the voice mic. as an option. I wish I could give my second invitation away to another DL reader.

    • tjhrulz

      hey talk to kellex i'm sure he could arrange a drawing if it happens

  • Same here, I can't believe I have Swype on my OG!


  • nberry

    i just got my invite finally my 6 month plus wait over

  • Got it a few hours ago!

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  • NorCalGuy

    I got this email and am tempted to download it but I am really liking this gingerbread keyboard that Pete hooked up to the rooted community yesterday.

  • Mrichards86

    I don't get this swype beta thing, my droid x has the full version on swype, but they release beta to everyone else?

  • saimin

    Swype was working fine on my Droid 1 yesterday. After I upgraded to Android 2.2.1, Swype no longer works. Anyone else have this problem?

    • saimin

      Never mind. I re-installed Swype and it works fine now with Android 2.2.1

  • Kiriuskris

    On a side note, does anyone know of a way to edit the dictionary without having to wait for a weird word to show up, highlight, and press the swype button to delete? Kinda frustrating if you do a bunch of missteps and end up having some weird words…

  • Justin

    I signed up a looong time ago but didn't get an invite email… so I logged on to to Swype Beta and hit the resend invitation email again… loaded it from my phone and v'ola!!! SWYPE download.. Nice 🙂

  • mharmon

    Stupid question, I have a DX and I have an option of Swype as an input device. Is the beta version of Swype the same that I have stock on my phone?

  • sc4fpse

    Registered just days ago, got an invitation email tonight. Little late there, Swype. I definitely found an old version online. But I'm more than happy to switch over to the legitimate version now that you're no longer being jerks to me. 🙂

  • smon

    Just got mine!

    Didn't get the email, but logged into swype beta and then it said I had it. Works great!

  • Jonjacob

    Can you update your swype if you have the Droid 2?

    • mseil

      I'm having trouble with this too. Anyone know?

      • Stephen D

        Read the e-mail. It says, multiple times, “install will not work if swype came pre-loaded on your device.”

  • Nicrallred

    got it!!

  • suchashorttime

    Word to the wise!

    I never received a beta confirmation email, although I signed up to be on the waitlist back in September. On a whim, I entered in my email and password, and it walked me through the install. I recommend trying to log in if you've previously registered, regardless of confirmation.

    • Tarakenboy

      Me too!

    • Woo hoo, I’m in the beta finally. 🙂

    • tjhrulz


    • This worked, thank you for sharing. Rocking it on my HTC Hero

    • kellex

      Like his comment everyone!

      • tanknspank

        but what if I don't like it!?


        • tjhrulz

          then you fail at life and you will never amount to anything……ever……..and i really mean ever

      • Stephen D

        I said below that I have 2 invites I have no use for, and someone suggested talking to you about a drawing to give them away. Is this possible Kellex?

    • Kiriuskris

      Same thing just happened to me! I signed up earlier this year and just entered my e-mail and password, and I'm in! Merry Christmas to me!

    • Just tried this and it worked!

    • suchashorttime

      Sorry to bring this here, but I'm hoping for a quick answer. Are there known problems with the voice type feature with quick fixes? I'm running the new MIUI 12.3.2, Launcher Pro+, stock kernel. When I tap the voice button, the keyboard disappears, the voice search app launches, and the text field remains blank. If no one knows a quick fix, i'll bring it to the forum.

      Thanks in advance.

      • suchashorttime

        Actually, I think it's MIUI's sms app. Gmail works fine, so it's gotta be something with the way their sms is set up. Sorry!

    • Thanks for the advice! I got in and now I FINALLY have a legit version of swype on my DInc <3

      • SAME

        • Rampancy

          Same here.. Hope this access doesn’t get revoked from us.

          • Ericbartels

            My swype stopped working after the download.. Didn’t even take more than a few hours.

    • Anon

      This is true and after several months, finally got the invite, thanks to Droid-life staying ahead of the curve

    • Tom

      This is how I found out that I had an account as well last time they did this. I had to request the email later to get the installer. 🙂

  • Lithium630

    I had the unofficial beta and have been really depressed since it stopped working. Finally got my invitation. 🙂

  • zizzybaloobah

    Hey Motorola, here's an idea: Include Swype in an update — something Droid owners actually want, instead of the bloatware they don't.

  • It's so sad D: My swype won't install correctly 🙁

    • Kiriuskris

      Did you have a previous version? You have to uninstall that, then click on the swype link in the e-mail invite.

      • dblj

        uninstall, reboot, then click the link

  • Andrewgreve

    Just went to try an login, and it let me in, I never got the e-mail the first time, but now I resent it!

  • Amiel

    I've been using 1.6 because the new versions uneditable dictionary is too vast (2mr, amt, sed) 🙁

  • RainbowTrout

    I signed up months ago and got an invite out of the blue today. Nice!!

  • Colin

    Just got it, too! I feel legitimized. No longer a bastard.

  • Installing now. Glad to finally have an official version on my phone.

    • tanknspank

      Welcome to the party 😀

  • I got mine yesterday.. and its been working flawlessly. My OG Droid has missed swype so much its insane. I tried to download the link that was up the other day on the site but it wouldn't work. but this one is seriously great. I love Swype

  • Pfrie4