Microsoft’s Hub Keyboard Is Now Available For iPhone

Ali Salman
Posted Apr 8, 2016
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The stock iOS keyboard is great and all, but it does not seem to offer as much services as other third party keyboards on the App Store. Living in the hype for a long time, Microsoft’s Hub keyboard debuted on Android in February. Now, the Keyboard has finally landed on iOS. To be sure, it’s not the same keyboard as you would find in a Windows phone. The ported keyboard has been altered a little to match the working of iOS. Let’s see Microsoft’s keyboard in a little more detail and what makes it different than other keyboard apps on the market.

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Hub Keyboard For iPhone Let’s You Accomplice Tasks From Within The Keyboard

Microsoft’s keyboard for iPhone is designed to minimize the efforts of switching between apps as to get the job done. With Microsoft’s keyboard the tasks have been centralized so you don’t have to go through all the app switching. There are some pretty handy tricks that the Hub keyboard has in store for users.

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You will be able to quickly share URLs that are collected from the Office 365 documents stored within OneDrive or PowerPoint. Moreover, copy pasting text into messages have never been this easy. Contact information can also be shared very quickly. However, be sure that the information is stored in your office 365 account or the device itself. This is the functionality that not all third party keyboards offer.

Isn’t it painful to switch between apps just to complete your routine on-the-go tasks?
Hub Keyboard, a Microsoft Garage project, lets you stay in context by bringing information from different services to your fingertips and help complete your tasks faster. Sign in with your Office 365 work or school account to unlock access to more information.

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The Office 365 integration is indeed an important aspect of the Hub keyboard. Currently, the keyboard functions in the English language alone, but Microsoft is working on other languages as well. The Hub keyboard can be easily installed on your iPhone, just like any other third party keyboard. Simply head to Settings > General > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard and then select Hub from the given list.

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Even though it isn’t anything like Microsoft’s WordFlow keyboard, users would still find it pretty helpful in their day to day working. If you’re an Office 365 user, Hub keyboard is definitely worth a try. The keyboard is available for free on the App Store.

This is it for now, folks. Will you be giving Microsoft’s keyboard a whirl? Let us know in the comments.

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