What are your recommendations for improving typing speed for 12 key layout

How to improve 12 key input typing speed on mobile

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Only one way: keep using it.

When I started, it was painfully slow. Two weeks later, I was a lot faster. And it didn’t take much actual typing, just enough of repeated exposure.

Edit: Wtf. I leebo’d @Leebo :eyes:

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Are you asking if there are resources dedicated to improving your speed?

The basic answer is: practice

But I do not know of anything dedicated to it specifically. So just practicing using it will improve your speed over time.

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Assuming flick input is the same across devices, one other thing I’d recommend is to learn where each vowel is. That is


A in the centre
I left
U above
E right
O below

The only keys for which this isn’t true are the わ and や keys. Otherwise, you can apply this pattern without modification to all the other keys.

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Clearly I don’t type fast enough. :wink:

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I didn’t think you needed to type. I thought you just glared at the keyboard and it undertook the necessary steps to ensure its continued existence.
TIL.

I thought “TKL” when used to describe a keyboard was just another way of saying that it had suffered punishment for disobeying you.

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Like others said, it comes with time. If you use flaming durtles or similar, you can just make a self induced rule that you can only answer reading questions with it

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Exactly what everyone else said, practice, practice and practice.

Also, WELCOME, welcome to this beautiful community!!! :partying_face: :partying_face:

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