DrawType - The Drawing Keyboard for iOS [app link]

DrawType is a Keyboard Extension for the iPhone that allows you to draw images and paste them into apps that support text and images like, Messages and Mail. Use DrawType to reply to friends when a hand drawn picture might be quicker or more personal than text.


  • Supports multiple brush colors
  • 3 different line thicknesses
  • Multiple undo states.
  • Tapered Lines
  • Full Alphanumeric Keyboard
  • Larger Draw Area.


  • When you are ready to paste your image, hit the copy button. Then do a long press in your text field to paste the image.
  • To activate DrawType toggle to it using the Globe button.

Images Animated:



  • To install the Keyboard go to your device’s System app and Navigate to: General > Keyboard > Keyboards > Add New Keyboard and select DrawType.
  • Then select DrawType in the list of active Keyboards and enable Allow Full Access.

Privacy and Allow Full Access:

  • No personal information or typed text of any kind is recorded or transmitted by this app.
  • Allow Full Access is required for the Copy / Paste functionality and Save To Camera Roll feature.


Privacy Policy

Data Controller and Owner

The owner does not collect Personal Data of any kind. DrawType is limited to simply adding the images drawn by the User with the DrawType Keyboard to the System Wide pasteboard where the User can then paste them into other applications.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out below.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller erase the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data) Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number. Usage Data Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application ), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment. User The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refer. Data Subject The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers to. Data Processor (or Data Supervisor) The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy. Data Controller (or Owner) The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application. This Application The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

Legal information

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95 / 46 / EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002 / 58 / EC, as revised by Directive 2009 / 136 / EC, on the subject of Cookies. This privacy policy relates solely to this Application.