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Google released their google keyboard as an app in the market but I cannot install it. The error is "Application already exists". I am on a Att Note 1 (touchwiz\unrooted). No other keyboards are installed. Does anyone know how to install this?

edit: Despite this error message, the only option I have in my keyboard settings is "samsung keyboard"

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It comes as part of the stock android install, mine updated last night (note the word updated, I never installed it). –  NickW Jun 6 '13 at 16:15
And before you ask why then it's put on Play at all: 1) to be updated to devices already having a previous version of it, as it also happens with the Google Play app itself, and b) for those devices whipping with a different one (e.g. devices from LG). –  Izzy Jun 6 '13 at 18:42
AOSP keyboard from Play store requires ICS upwards, just something to keep in mind! –  t0mm13b Jun 12 '13 at 0:06

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The error message is very clear. You already have it. It is part of stock Android. Enjoy! :)

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The error is NOT very clear :) I am on touchwiz. The only option I have is the "samsung keyboard". If I had the goolge keyboard, I would not need to install it... –  bugtussle Jun 6 '13 at 19:06

I am on my Nexus 7 (pure Android from the start) and I received an update this morning to Android Keyboard. Also this is not a typical error that Android gives. I would lean toward the idea that your device is either not on a compatible version or is not allowing this update.

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