How to Enable Swipe Texting on Samsung Phones



  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016, 2018)
    Note: The Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) is no longer supported as of 8/12/21
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017, 2018)


  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap General Management
  3. Tap Language & Input
  4. Tap On-Screen Keyboard
    Note: You may need to look for Virtual Keyboard instead
  5. Tap Samsung Keyboard
  6. Tap Smart Typing
    Note: On the S6, S7, and J3 (2016) skip this and go to Step 7
  7. Tap on Keyboard Swipe (or Keyboard Swipe Controls)
  8. Tap Swipe to Type

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