A device to input characters, attached to the Android device externally via USB or Bluetooth.

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Save custom settings after unplugged hardware keyboard

I need enable both keyboards - virtual and hardware. With this post I set it up: When a keyboard is connected to the device, by default the soft keyboard is disabled. To enable it, we need to ...
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Every App crashes, if you connect a BT input-device

I have a problem with my Android-tablets and a connected Bluetooth remote control. (It gets detected as a BT-keyboard, which is fine to me) The remote control is a BT 4.0-remote control and is ...
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Ctrl+shift does not actually switch the layout of an external keyboard

I use the tablet computer Lenovo Yoga YT3-X50M under Android 5.1.1. I successfully paired it with the external bluetooth keyboard, and set up three keyboard layouts for it (English, Russian and Hebrew)...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch languages with a Logitech K480 or MK270?

Backstory: For years I've been using android devices to type in multiple languages. At first I had to use an app like AnySoftKeyboard or fiddle with android settings every time I wanted to switch ...
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Use volume keys as scroll buttons (on Samsung S6)?

Scrolling through long articles is really tiring. I've read that it's possible to reprogram the volume keys to use as page up/down keys. Is this possible to change on a Samsung S6 running 6.0, ...
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How to use, learn, and practice Dvorak layout with hardware external keyboards?

I have an hardware USB keyboard I want to practice Dvorak using my Android device. I've tried several games and such that purport to be typing games or tutors and they are all horrible, or at least ...
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Cmd / windows key with Chrome Remote Desktop

I am trying to use Chrome Remote Desktop on a tablet with Android 5.1.1 to remotely access my work iMac. I have a Bluetooth keyboard, and the problem is that I'm unable to use the cmd key on my ...
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Belkin mobile wireless keyboard F5L175 set to wrong language on galaxy tab e, how to fix

After pairing my galaxy tab e to Belkin mobile wireless keyboard, everything worked fine. The second time I connected a screen came up asking me to set language. Apparently I picked incorrect English ...
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Bauhn Bluetooth Tablet Keyboard and Case

My Bauhn Bluetooth keyboard pairs up nicely with my trio AXS tablet, but when typing I can't get an apostrophe to appear. Other than that I love using the this new device. Everything else seems to be ...
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Is there a way to enable the pass-through of the Windows key via VNC when using an external keyboard?

Im currently trying to get on a Linux machine via VNC with my Nexus 10 running the newest CM Nightly (Android 6.0.1) and using an external keyboard. It works largely fine, but the Windows Key doesnt ...
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ASUS Zenpad10+Audio Dock, Changing Symbol Layout (American>Nordic)

My girlfriend recently bought an ASUS ZenPad10 and an adjoining ASUS Audio Dock. We live in Sweden, and are therefore very used to a Nordic keyboard. But to our dismay, the layout of the Audio Dock ...
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How do I get my S2 to communicate with the bluetooth keyboard again

I purchased the Samsung keyboard case when I bought my 9.7 inch S2 at Best Buy. After a short while, the bluetooth connection was lost and I was unable to get it back, so back to the store. They could ...
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Multiple layouts with SwiftKey and physical keyboard?

I use SwiftKey with external Bluetooth and OTG keyboards. SwiftKey is designed for this. However, SwiftKey only gives me the English keyboard layout. When using the soft keyboard, my layout is ...
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Prevent stock keyboard app from being activated while/after connecting physical keyboard?

I have a Samsung I9305 with rooted stock 4.4.4.. I have Xposed framework. I use SwiftKey. When I use a Bluetooth or OTG keyboard, SwiftKey is automatically disabled and the stock keyboard is ...
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Enable spell check on the physical keyboard of an Android tablet?

I have a Sony Z4 tablet with a physical keyboard dock and I can't get spell checking when using the hardware keyboard. It works fine when using the touch keyboard but nothing on the physical one. Are ...
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How to force an Android dongle to detect physical keyboard properly?

I have an Android dongle Natec HD242 based on Rockchip RK3188, Android 4.4.2. Obviously it doesn't support soft keyboard and a physical one is necessary. It works OK in general in the sense that I'm ...
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Google nexus folio how access special characters?

This is a rather simple question, but a google search was not successful in this case (at least for me). I bought a google nexus 9 together with the folio keyboard. However, how do I access special ...
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Tablet doesn't respond to touch neither when mouse is plugged in, at all

Recently my Colorfly E708 Q2 tablet stopped working. First time this happened a message box popped up, with the text "Unfortunately System UI has stopped" or something like that, but i wasn't able to ...
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What happens if you connect keyboard and mouse in android with a powered hub?

I'm planning on using keyboard and mouse on my android. But I guess I'll have less battery time available. I thought that perhaps using a self powered usb hub, it will also charge the tablet. Has ...
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Anker Keyboard not working with Samsung 10.1 2014 tablet running 4.4.2

The blue tooth Anker key board used to work with my tablet but started behaving weirdly after I upgraded to Android 4.4.2. It connects and appears to work but once I type "n" it will begin to repeat ...
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Bluetooth keyboard keys are swapped

I have a Samsung tablet and bought a cover with a Bluetooth keyboard. The problem I have is that the @ key and the " key are swapped around. How do I resolve this?
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How to handle multi-keycode keys on Android with a bluetooth keyboard?

I have a Microsoft Mobile Wedge keyboard. I've connected it to my Nexus 9 and after setting the language in the settings it works almost perfectly. Almost! There are 4 keys on it that don't work, ...
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How can I get the correct mapping for my bluetooth keyboard?

I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1 running Android 5.1, and a Buffalo BSKBB22 bluetooth keyboard. It connects fine, and I can type with it, but the keyboard mapping is off. The keyboard itself has a Japanese ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard types multiple letters

We recently got a Galaxy Tab with a Bluetooth M-edge keyboard. I was having much difficulty pairing it (it kept telling me the pin I entered was incorrect), but finally managed to do so. Now, when I ...
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How can I connect my WIFI keyboard to my mobile without computer?

I would like to connect my wireless keyboard to my android device without using my computer. I search solution for this problem, but unfortunately all solution first step is : "Open this address ...
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Galaxy Tab S2 Bluetooth keyboard type accents?

I have the galaxy tab s2 9.7in and the official samsung bluetooth keyboard case. I was wondering how to type accents (I need it for my Spanish class) such as ñ and á as well as the ¡ and ¿. I can use ...
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How to connect both a monitor and a keyboard to a LG G3?

Using USB-on-the-go I can connect a keyboard to an LG G3 and using a slimport adapter I should be able to connect a monitor. Is there a way to connect both at the same time? Or even better, connect ...
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Samsung Keyboard of keybinding of switching input methods [duplicate]

How do I disable the 'Shift + Space' keybinding of Samsung Keyboard, which triggers the toggling of input methods? I use a physical keyboard, and it is quite easy (and annoying) for my system to ...
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Using Multi-Lang IME with external keyboard [duplicate]

This is my first time posting to Stack Exchange, so if I can improve my question, please let me know! I have an external keyboard which I want to use with my Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet. I would also ...
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How do I make a backtick with a bluetooth keyboard?

My android bluetooth keyboard doesn't have a backtick, but it has function buttons.
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Does Andy emulator respond to computer keyboard while playing Android games?

I'm using Windows 8 Pro in Dell laptop. I want to know, is there a way to assign the computer keyboard to the Android games? Screen tapping by the mouse is not enough to have the full control in the ...
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How Do I Change Keyboard Layout

My keyboard can plug into my phone through USB. It has an American key layout. How can I switch its layout to another layout (like using Alt+Shift in Windows)? Changing the layout of the on screen ...
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Additional external wifi and bluetooth adapters through OTG

guys. I would like to connect additional wifi and bluetooth to my android tablet to make built in free. For example by external wifi I would like to connect wifi keyboard and native one have free for ...
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“Please select a keyboard layout” notification on wake?

I have an RCA brand tablet that came with its own physical keyboard. Whenever I connect this keyboard or turn on the screen while the keyboard is connected, I get this notification: If I click on ...
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How do I temporarily prevent buttons to wake up screen?

Typically if any key on the [bluetooth] keyboard is pressed, except of volume-up, volume-down and such, Android turns on it's screen. How do I make other keys behave like volume control keys (i.e. ...
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Switch Keyboard Automatically

I am using Nexus 10 with android 5.0.1 I recently purchased a bluetooth keyboard to go along with the tablet. The keyboard I was using (soft) beforehand was O Beta keyboard, which does not function ...
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KitKat wireless keyboard support

I have a Nexus 7 2013 Wifi running KitKat 4.4, unfortunately the glass cracked which has affected the digitiser meaning it no longer responds to touch. I have a micro USB male-USB female adapter with ...
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Android Box M8 - Issues with QWERTY Wireless i8 keyboard

I just bought an M8 android TV Box here and as you can see, it has a remote QWERTY keyboard that i can't get to function properly... I can use the touchpad (mouse) on it, but the keys in the keyboard ...
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HELP! A shortcut that open other shorcuts!

I'm kind of desperate here! So, a strange thing happens with me, and now, I don't have any idea how to fix it. I was typing like I always do, using a USB keyboard, with External Keyboard Helper Pro, ...
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external usb keyboard not fully working on android tablet

I have two Android tablets. I connected an external keyboard via USB and the only key that is working is backspace, other keys don't work. What can I do to solve this problem?
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Use Virtual and Physical Keyboard at same time

Previously I've read this article: Article, but it did not help. I have an android device Samsung Galaxy V (Duos) - KitKat 4.4.2. I use this device to process the input using the Barcode Scanner. I ...
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Search apps list using keyboard

When looking through the list of installed applications I am able to search for an app by name quickly using PC keyboard on Genymotion emulator or when I plug in an USB keyboard to my Galaxy S2 ...
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Why does Chrome reload the page when I turn on my bluetooth keyboard?

Lenovo Yoga 10 HD+ tablet with Android 4.4.2. Logitech Tablet Keyboard If I am in Chrome and I turn on my bluetooth keyboard, the current page will reload. This appears to happen no matter which web ...
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How do I enable sticky keys for a Bluetooth Slide-out Keyboard on Android 4.4.2?

I've got a slide out bluetooth external keyboard for my Samsung Galaxy S5. It's currently rooted and is running OmegaDroid as my ROM. I'd like to make it so that my modifier keys are "sticky", in that ...
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Unicode input from a Bluetooth/external keyboard?

Is there a way that I can do Unicode character input on an external keyboard on Android 4.4? For example, on Linux, you hold Ctrl+Shift+U and then start inputting the code point. On Windows and OSX, ...
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Left Alt on External Keyboard Helper for use on JuiceSSH and Finch

I like to use JuiceSSH to connect a remote machine which is running Finch. Finch uses Alt as its hotkeys prefix, for example Alt+n to go to the next window. I have an external Bluetooth keyboard ...
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How do you answer a call with a physical keyboard?

My Nexus 5 (Android 4.4.4) touchscreen has stopped working, and the warranty replacement is still a few days away. Since I don't have any other phone to put my SIM in, I still have to use this phone ...
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How to make a key act as acute and apostrophe? dead keys problem [closed]

Hi dear android/linux enthusiast, first question on stackoverflow, until now I've got a lot of help just reading stackexchange.* in passive mode, thanks for all that! I want to make a keycharmap/...
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External USB Keyboard to Android (via bluetooth preferably)

How to connect external USB keyboard (preferably via bluetooth) to Android device? Best would be piece of hardware with USB socket to plug standard usb keyboard into it, that would work as "bluetooth ...
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How do I find the kernel config for my ROM?

I'm very happy with CM11 ported to my phone(Samsung Galaxy Ace 2). One day I bought Bluetooth keyboard. When I tried to connect it, it paired and... wat? No connection!? I thought that this ROM has ...