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

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Exotic key combos (e.g. for emacs) with bluetooth keyboard

I recently bought a bluetooth keyboard (logitech, not sure of the exact model) for my Nexus 10 (on Android 4.3). It works nicely for everything except for some unusual key combos used in Emacs, such ...
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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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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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Compose key on external blutooth-connected keyboard

I have a Reudo RBK-3000BT VER 1.0 keyboard connected by Bluetooth to an Android 4.2.2 phone. Can I use a compose key feature with such a keyboard? For instance I would type CAPSLOCK+^+o and it would ...
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External keyboard for Galaxy tablet 2 7.0

I'm trying to use an external keyboard with my Galaxy tablet 2 7.0. My tablet isn't detecting the keyboard, but it works when I plug it into my computer. This keyboard uses a normal USB male to ...
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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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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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Accessible Android Reader Application for text, epub, daisy and PDF formats

I need to find applications for particular formats of books: 1) ePub - Cool Reader, Ideal 2) Daisy - Darwin Reader 3) Txt - Accessible Talkback Editor 4) PDF- Adobe Reader, Smart Q Reader Requirement:...
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How do I change the spell check language independently from the hardware keyboard layout

I'm using an Asus Transformer Pad Infinity with a German (Swiss variant) hardware keyboard and with the standard Asus variant of Android version 4.2.1. On a regular basis I need to type in both ...
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Switching app with physical keyboard, with one click “alt + tab”

I love android's exensive support for keyboard, even "app switching" works almost exactly as in Windows/Mac OS/Some graphical Linux disitros. When you click "alt+tab" it shows: But what bothers me ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard won't automatically connect

I have a Logitech k810 Bluetooth keyboard, which can switch between 3 devices with corresponding buttons. I have it paired with my Windows 7 laptop, a Tablet, and an HTC Rezound with Andorid 4.0.3. I ...
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My bluetooth keyboard's skip/back buttons don't fast forward/rewind

I recently purchased Satechi's Bluetooth Multimedia Remote Control so I could control my music without looking (i.e. without removing my hands from my pockets and exposing them to winter). Essentially,...
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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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icade arcade “keyboard” not working with Android phone, working with Android tablet

I'm guessing this is some sort of bluetooth keyboard recognition and/or selection/activation issue in Android that I can't seem to figure out... The icade arcade bluetooth device is in essence a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 can I get the device to read back to me what I type?

I'm looking for something that would read back to me the words I typed in as I'm typing. I'm using Bluetooth keyboard.
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Alternative to 'Tab' for external keyboard hyperlink selection/navigation?

On Chrome for Windows using Ctrl-F to search for link text and then Ctrl-Enter (or Esc then Enter) to open the link is a method. But it doesn't appear to work on the mobile version (on my Nexus 7 with ...
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how do I type special characters in ConnectBot?

I use an Apple bluetooth keyboard with my android Nexus 5. In ConnectBot I do not get the special chars when I use the Shift-key. How can I type special chars like +_)(*&^ in the terminal?
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Alternative Functions from Bluetooth Input

Is it possible to modify what a Bluetooth input effects, such as changing a key press of a Bluetooth keyboard to instead record a tap on a certain location of the screen on your device? (I am running ...
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How do I move past the ICS lock screen using a bluetooth keyboard?

How do I move past the ICS lock screen using a bluetooth keyboard? Or, alternately, what happens to the keystrokes I type while the lock screen is active? They're different versions of the same ...
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Samsung VG-KBD1500 keyboard pairs but not connects to Nexus 7

I can pair my Samsung VG-KBD1500 keyboard to Nexus7, but it doesn't connect to it. The keyboard works well with the TV, and I have another bluetotth keyboard, that paired and works well too. I ...
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External keyboard behaviour: "I replaced by Ï and so on

When trying to write using an external (USB) keyboard, any combination of [(speech marks)(letter)] results in conversion of the character pair to the umlaut version, if it exists (if there is no ...
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Unable to connect keyboard to my EKEN tablet

I have a 7 inches Android EKEN tablet running ICS. It has Cortex A9 1.5 Ghz CPU. I also have a leather case with USB keyboard which when connected to my tablet doesn't seem to work - nothing happens....
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Change behavior of space on external keyboard?

On my PC, I am using TouchCursor, so that I can control the text cursor using key combinations such as: SPACE+I/J/K/L: up/left/down/right SPACE+H/N: page up/down That way, and when using a ...
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Can physical keyboards really only be used with specific devices?

The web is full of physical tablet keyboards, all of them being restricted to one (or a few) specific devices. Can the keyboards really only be used with those devices or do they use the same ...
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How can I connect a keyboard to HTC Evo 3D?

I have HTC Evo 3D, unrooted, with stock Android 4.0.3. I need to connect a keyboard to it so that I can type quickly to the phone. If required, I can root the phone. If required, I can also install a ...
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BLE remote-control / keyboard does not connect automatically

I have an Android 4.4 tablet and a BLE remote control - the remote control is recognized as a Keyboard. I have paired the remote control and connected it to the tablet and it is working good. Every ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 ...