Microsoft opened access to the Bing chatbot through the SwiftKey keyboard for Android

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Microsoft has integrated its Bing chatbot into the Android version of its popular SwiftKey keyboard. The feature enables users to access the chatbot by pressing a button within any program. The integration includes a regular chat mode and a background mode that transcribes text directly on the keyboard. Users can access the feature via the beta version of SwiftKey on the Google Play store, however, it is not clear whether the feature will be rolled out more widely in due course. The chatbot integration is not available for SwiftKey iOS users.

Microsoft opened access to the Bing chatbot through the SwiftKey keyboard for Android

Microsoft added Bing chatbot to SwiftKey keyboard for Android. Its users will get access to the chatbot by pressing a button in any program.

The integration includes a regular chat mode that offers access to a chatbot, and a background mode that transcribes any text directly on the keyboard. Therefore, access to Bing AI is now possible not only through the mobile browser application.

To access this new integration, you need to download the beta version of SwiftKey from the Google Play Store. Pedram Rezaei, Microsoft’s CTO of mobile and commerce, confirmed that the feature is gradually rolling out, but did not specify whether it would be available to SwiftKey users on iOS.

Microsoft ended support for SwiftKey on iOS last year, but later returned the app to the App Store. Although this version is not updated regularly, it is likely that the integration will appear on the iPhone keyboard side.

Meanwhile, the ChatGPT-enabled keyboard on iOS Paragraph AI is gaining popularity among users.

Microsoft previously made the DALL-E-based image generator publicly available to Edge users around the world. Image Creator appeared in the Edge sidebar.

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