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I have a ZeniThink C91 using Ice Cream. I also have a case that has a USB keyboard. How do i disable the android Keyboard so only the USB keyboard is active? Ice Cream 4.0

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I was sure we had a question like this already but I can't find it. IIRC, the solution was to install a software keyboard that was either a dummy and never showed on-screen or that was smart enough not to show when the USB keyboard was being used. –  Matthew Read Apr 18 '12 at 20:31
    
Actually I found the task and killed, now I can see the whole screen when typing on my USB keyboard. But thanks. –  Robert Apr 20 '12 at 16:08
    
@Matthew were you thinking of this ? –  jlehenbauer Jun 20 '12 at 15:41
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@jlehenbauer I think so, good find! –  Matthew Read Jun 20 '12 at 16:13

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Null Keyboard is what you want. I do this same thing with my bluetooth keyboard. It does require you manually switch the input method each time, but keeps the pesky on-screen keyboard from popping up.

Another option I've used is to use the method described here to program one of your keys to a Back button, which you can press to remove the on-screen keyboard each time it pops up.

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