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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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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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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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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Bauhn tablet Bluetooth keyboard not working

My Bauhn tablet runs ICS. It will pair with my Bluetooth keyboard but doesn't actually type anything. I've tested by connecting to my Samsung Galaxy S 3 phone, and the keyboard works fine. But it won'...
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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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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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Android tablet not recognizing external keyboard?

I have a Tablet running Android 4.0.3. Its DOMO x3g, works fine except that when I connect an external usb keyboard to it,it doesn't show up any recognition or anything.While USB pen drives, hard ...
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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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Notification bar key-binding?

I have a bluetooth keyboard that I've set up in such a way that I can essentially use every function on my phone using just they keyboard, with home and menu and arrow keys and such. The only major ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Bluetooth keyboard won't re-pair to my Galaxy Note 10.1

I bought a Bluetooth keyboard and it worked beautifully for 2 days. I then unpaired it to use on my friend's tablet and it worked amazingly well on hers as well. When I went to re-pair the keyboard to ...
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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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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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How can I map tilt to a physical keyboard?

How can I map tilt/accelerometer functions to a physical bluetooth/USB keyboard to play the games that support it?
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Can I use Dvorak on a physical keyboard?

I use Dvorak as my main typing layout. I own a Motorola Xoom tablet, for which I bought an external bluetooth keyboard. I couldn't find how to use Dvorak on the physical keyboard though; I tried some ...
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Bluetooth keyboard pairs but does not appear as an input device?

I purchased a bluetooth keyboard to use with my lenovo ideatab a2107 which runs android 4.0.3. The specific keyboard is the: Anker® Ultra Slim Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for iPad Mini, iPad 4, New ...
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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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How can I set my external keyboard to use a Dvorak layout?

Tested in Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Samsung Galaxy S4 in >= Android 5.0.1 with Logitech Bluetooth keyboard and Apple Wireless keybord 3rd generation without rooting the phone and without external ...
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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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“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 to use an external USB keyboard with a Galaxy S II or a Huawei Y201 Pro

The background: I recently learned about OTG USB cables that can be used to connect peripherals to Android devices. I had this idea of using an android device with a usb barcode reader connected (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Zoom in/out via external keyboard

In there a way to get the effect of (zoom out/pinch put)/in with external mouse and or/keyboard? For games like angry birds or using google earth.
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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 do I force the 'showing' of an onscreen keyboard (soft-keyboard) when already 'paired' with a bluetooth keyboard?

My question is the exact inverse of this question. Motivating use-case. I've paired and am using my Bluetooth apple keyboard. Just happy. I'm running ICS, on an HTC- Evo 4G LTE. Then, 7-8 mins later (...
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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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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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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 add a physical keyboard layout

I'm using a Logitech Tablet Keyboard for Android with Galaxy Nexus (Android 4.1). When I go to Settings -> Language & input -> Physical Keyboard and tap on Logitech Tablet Keyboard Gen there is ...
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How to prevent characters from repeating when entering text with a Bluetooth keyboard?

I have an Android phone running 4.0.4 (ICS) and a Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard. I have paired the keyboard with my phone and it works all right most of the time. However, every so often I will ...
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Possible to use laptop's keyboard to type in Android?

Is it possible to use a laptop's keyboard to type in Android? If so, how? Note my current setup: Freshly unpacked Samsung S4 mini Prefer solution which does not require rooting Laptop running ...
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Prevent switching keyboard layout when pressing Shift+Space on an external keyboard

When I use a Galaxy Note together with an Apple Wireless Keyboard, pressing Shift+Space switches keyboard layout. This is really annoying. Is it possible to disable it?
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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 ...