Opening third-party keyboard assistance in iOS 8 by Apple has seen an inflow of replacements varying from those concentrating on style and looks, to those even more targeted towards capability and convenience of use for particular individuals. ThickButtons is one more keyboard substitute that is targeted to the last customers, with a concentrate on aiding individuals with huge or thick fingers kind with more control over the tricks they tap.

ThickButtons has in fact been about on the Android platform for over years now with virtually a million downloads, and also now the designers have produced the same to iOS 8/ 8.1.

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Accuracy is always an issue when keying on your phone, and can end up being actually troubling for customers with thick fingers. ThickButtons positions itself as an instinctive keyboard – – one that learns your keying design as well as as a result predicts the secrets you’re likely to hit next. These keys are highlighted, and are bigger enough so individuals can hit them without troubling the surrounding ones – – a problem confronted with the otherwise carefully clustered conventional keyboards.

While the concept is audio, as well as has well confirmed itself on the Android system, there has consistently been a worry of those awkward minutes where the prediction is a little bit off, and also your intended key is in fact limited in. The typing experience could actually be decreased if you don’t actually handle your saved dictionary.


ThickButtons allows individuals to personalize the key dimension to suit their choice, and support for word suggestions and also an additional 32 languages is additionally consisted of. The keyboard additionally has an interesting take on dealing with typos, by highlighting three adjacent tricks whenever the user strikes the backspace key on the keyboard.


One would certainly think that personalizations end at key dimensions, yet the developers have actually fortunately included around twenty various styles to offer your new keyboard a dashboard of color and also key designs.


ThickButtons is not necessarily the keyboard substitute application which ought to amass passion from individuals with thick fingers just. With its intuitive highlights and also the fact – – that unlike a couple of keyboard substitute apps for iOS 8 – – ThickButtons preserves automatic word idea, and also will function seamlessly across the whole system.


ThickButtons is readily available on the iTunes App Store, as well as will set you back a simple $ 1.99. The app needs iOS 8 or over to run, as well as has actually been optimized for the iPhone 5/ 5c/ 5s, yet will obviously function with the iPhone 6 and also iPhone 6 Plus also.

(Download: ThickButtons for iPhone on the App Store)

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