Mobile Phone Text Prediction VS Lightkey's Text Prediction Explained



Lightkey is a free text prediction and auto-complete desktop app for Word, Outlook, Gmail (and more) in Microsoft Windows, supporting 80+ prediction languages

Probably one of the most frequent questions people ask us – isn’t it the same? You type something and the suggestions appear on your screen… Well, it’s not the same. Here are 3 major differences:

Difference #1: The Content


Lightkey's PC text prediction and auto completion versus mobile phone text prediction - The veraity of content difference

“call me back when you can”, “I’m sorry, but we’ll have to postpone our meeting”, etc. – They all represent everyday messages that we send to our friends and colleagues.

However, when we switch from our phone to our PC, the diversity of our content is much higher and can get very technical. Providing relevant suggestions in such a variety requires Lightkey to effectively adjust to specific typing interests.

Lightkey features a selection of 68 content/interest categories which enables it to adjust its suggestions to your specific typing interests.

Difference #2: The Interaction


Mobile Phone Text Prediction VS Lightkey's Text Prediction Explained - Lightkey is a free predictive typing / text prediction / auto-complete / word prediction / spelling correction desktop application for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Gmail, WhatsApp Web and more in Microsoft Windows, supporting more than 80 prediction languages

The common interaction with mobile phone keyboards involves choosing between multiple suggestions. Multiple suggestions cause us to split our attention between typing and considering the various suggestions.

Lightkey took on a more challenging path which preserves the user’s focus by offering only one suggestion at a time.

Difference #3: The Speed