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The Verge has obtained a sneak peak image into what Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard for iOS may look like once it is officially released. The keyboard will include a one-handed mode that places the keys out in a fan-style layout. The user can still access emoji and word suggestions and even use swipe gestures to type. This differs from the Word Flow keyboard on Windows 10 Mobile where the keys simply shift to one side. The Verge explains that other than that one-handed mode, the rest of Word Flow for iOS is similar to the Windows Phone version.

If you can’t wait to try out some of the basic Word Flow features, take a look at our review on One Handed Keyboard which shifts the keyboard to one side or the other. For a fanned-out keyboard style take a look at Thumbly. For swiping text input fans (me being one of them), Swype and SwiftKey rank as popular keyboards too.

Microsoft is planning to launch its Word Flow keyboard on iOS in the coming months, with an Android version to follow.

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