From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?
Replace the Swype’s Dragon with Google Voice Recognition
For a long time, Swype was bound closely to certain OEMs. After several years of acquiring a loyal following, it was finally launched in the Google Play Store. And at the moment, Swype stands next to SwiftKey and SlideIt as the three most popular paid aftermarket keyboards on the Android platform.
Swype is great, and it has lots of fans. That said, one aspect needs some additional refinement, and that’s the Dragon voice recognition module. Rather than living up to its name as a mighty Dragon, it is at most a distinguished lizard in need of some additional power. (I wasn’t referring to you, Freddy.)
Google Voice Recognition is far better than the aforementioned Dragon. But without some digging in smali code, Swype is unable to take advantage of it. Luckily, there is an Xposed Framework module that allows you to fix this.
XDA Senior Member Danation created a module to replace Dragon with Google Voice Recognition, so now you can actually create a message by talking to your phone or tablet.
Currently, the module works only with paid version of Swype available in Play Store. OEM versions aren’t supported yet, and support for free version should be added soon Actually it’s working with paid and free version of Swype and OEM editions will be added soon. Thanks to the author for letting us know! As always, you need root access and to have the latest version of Xposed Framework installed.
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