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Character Pad

By David Caddy

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Character Pad gives you quick access to hundreds of beautiful and useful special characters, which you can use in any application.

Simply tap a character to copy it to your device's clipboard, open any other app, and paste it anywhere you like. Done. Easy!

Customise your IMs, emails, documents and other texts with this great selection of special characters & symbols.

Characters include:
- Greek alphabet
- Numbers
- Math symbols
- Letterlike symbols
- Many more!

What two App Store reviewers had to say about Character Pad:

"Dead easy to use and works a treat! Update with more characters some time........" - Soxcat

"Fast, simple, does one thing and does it seemlessly. No more having to write ½ as 1/2. Thank you, well worth the dollar!" - Auntmarge64

• If you're looking for a more complete special character writing experience, please check out CHARACTER WRITER.

Please Note: Characters will be readable from any iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac and most PCs. Some special characters may appear as question marks (?) or squares for some recipients of text messages whom use non-iPhone mobiles.

What's New in Version 2.0.2

- Tweaked theme handling: light theme colors now show black keys with white text, as well as dark text elsewhere in the app
- Going forward, upgrade purchase history will also be tied to a device's iCloud account (if available), meaning any device will automatically be unlocked if signed into an account marked as previously having purchased the upgrade

A one time in app purchase is required to access some features and characters (those that purchased prior to this update should have everything automatically unlocked).
Please connect us via the support page of our website or twitter if you are having any trouble.
Thanks to everyone who's bought the upgrade, you're truly helping to support future development.


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Customer Reviews

Removed Free Characters and Made them In-App-Purchase

I had the previous version of this app and it was an excellent app. The most recent update made the most useful (free) characters an in-app-purchase. I would understand an in-app-purchase for the new characters that were added to the app, but to take characters away was just wrong. Give back the characters that were already available prior to the update and I would give this app 5 stars. :(

Removed features and now have to pay

I've never used an app that was updated and some if the features of were removed and made available only as in app purchase. I've seen apps offer additional functionality for purchase but this is insane. I would sooner buy a competitors app out of principle.

Requires repurchase to use what you already bought

After the update, most of the symbols I originally purchased the app to use were shutdown unless I "paid to update" well, I ALREADY paid to get them. Why should I lose them 2 months later?

Dishonest, deceptive and possibly illegal activity.

I want a full refund. Do not do business with David Caddy, ever.

Character Pad
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0.2
  • Size: 1.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. More Characters$0.99