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How to sync your Android phone clipboard with Windows

Hello friends! Surely you have ever heard of Swiftkey, Swiftkey is that legendary keyboard for Android, which since its inception stood out for its attractive interface and accurate text prediction. One of the main alternatives to Google’s keyboard, it has been leading as the most-used keyboard on Android for a long time. Swiftkey was acquired by Microsoft five years ago and is now called Microsoft Swiftkey. It is still a great option to consider when installing a different keyboard on your phone. It is constantly being updated and adding more features. One of the new features is clipboard synchronization with Windows devices. This new feature is not yet available in the stable version, which is the version you download through Google Play. But you can still download the latest version through APK Mirror and be one of the first to try this new feature. In this post, we’ll show you how to sync your Android phone clipboard with Windows.

How to install the latest version of Microsoft Swiftkey on your Android phone.

To install the latest version of Microsoft Swiftkey you must download it from APK Mirror. APK Mirror is one of the largest and safest repositories of APK files. Where updates of apps are usually published much earlier than in Google Play. You don’t need to be a Beta Tester to install this version of Microsoft Swiftkey.

First step

Download the APK file by following the link below:

APK Mirror | Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard 7.9.0.5

click on the download button sync your android
Click on the download button

Second step

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Then open the APK file, you can do it from the browser.

Then open the APK file, you can do it from the browser sync your android
Then open the APK file, you can do it from the browser

Third step

After that, click Settings and grant it permissions to install from unknown sources.

After that, click Settings and grant it permissions to install from unknown sources sync your android
After that, click Settings and grant it permissions to install from unknown sources

Fourth step

Go back and press the Install button.

Go back and press the Install button sync your android
Go back and press the Install button

Setting up Swiftkey for the first time

First step

Click the “Enable Swiftkey” button, then on the next screen click the “Off” button to turn on the Microsoft Swiftkey keyboard.

Click the "Enable Swiftkey" button, then on the next screen click the "Off" button to turn on the Microsoft Swiftkey keyboard
Click the “Enable Swiftkey” button, then on the next screen click the “Off” button to turn on the Microsoft Swiftkey keyboard

Second step

Then go back to the main screen and press the “Select Swiftkey” button. After that, choose “Microsoft Swiftkey Keyboard” as the input method and press the “OK” button. Finally, press the “Finish up” button.

Choose "Microsoft Swiftkey Keyboard" as the input method
Choose “Microsoft Swiftkey Keyboard” as the input method

Enabling Swiftkey sync with Windows

Please note that to enjoy this feature, you need to have a Windows 10 2018 or higher computer. Also, use the same Outlook or Hotmail account that you have linked to your Windows PC.

First step

To activate the sync with your Android phone, open Swiftkey and go to Rich Text > Clipboard.

To activate the sync with your Android phone, open SWiftkey and go to Rich Text > Clipboard.
Open Swiftkey and go to Rich Text > Clipboard.

Second step

Then, click on the “Sync clipboard history” option. After that, enter the Microsoft account you use on your PC. Then, go back to the Clipboard settings and make sure that the “Sync clipboard history” option is enabled.

Enter the Microsoft account you use on your PC
Enter the Microsoft account you use on your PC
Make sure that the "Sync clipboard history" option is enabled
Make sure that the “Sync clipboard history” option is enabled

Enabling Sync in Windows settings

Now go to your Windows PC and in the search box on the toolbar type “Clipboard”, then click on “Clipboard Settings”. Finally activate “Sync across devices”. And that’s it!

Now go to your Windows PC and in the search box on the toolbar type "Clipboard"
Now go to your Windows PC and in the search box on the toolbar type “Clipboard”
Finally activate "Sync across devices"
Finally activate “Sync across devices”
Enjoy!
Enjoy!

Conclusion

Microsoft Swiftkey never ceases to amaze with its new features, clipboard synchronization with Windows is a really useful function. You will notice that when you open your new keyboard you will see a paste suggestion to quickly paste content from your phone. Microsoft clarifies that everything that is copied between devices is encrypted and not stored in the service. Just as it is not associated with your Microsoft account. Thanks for reading. Goodbye!

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