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'Languages and Input' sub-setting crashes Settings, need to enable it to install keyboard

Alright so I try to get into the 'Language and Input' sub-setting on the 'Settings' menu, and when I click on it a message appears saying: "Unfortunately, Settings has stopped working". This only ...
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on unlock screen, only Google voice typing appears, not the keyboard. Lenovo tab A8. How can I unlock my tablet?

I have a Lenovo Tab A8. Last night I was moving apps to the SD card and uninstalling updates of google features I don't use. I then disabled a few of those google features. I also uninstalled my ...
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Split layout in Google's default keyboard?

According to this Droid Life post from Jun 1st 2015, Android M introduced the split layout to the default keyboard by Google. I have a Moto G3 with Android v6.0 and the "Enable split keyboard" option ...
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How to change input method on 5.1.1

I cannot see the "select input method" command in the pull down menu like in Android 4. By experimenting, I discovered you can select the input method if you long-press the space bar in Samsung ...
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Google Keyboard Tab Key

Any way to get a tab character out of a Google Keyboard on Android? Checking through the various character sets etc. find nothing. Searching the Internet finds nothing relevant. The goal is to ...
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Crash report: Enter key makes newline. How to send input?

i'm trying to send feedback on an app that crashes. I run the app, when it crashes i get a popup asking if i want to report it, which sends me to a Feedback form with: email to use Write your ...
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Can I feed SwiftKey (or other keyboard) with a large body of text to train it?

I find SwiftKey to be not that great in terms of prediction regarding technical language, both in English and Polish (which seems to be trained on news articles, so double useless). Is there an easy ...
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How can i remove the new google updates? Especially keyboard?

How can i get rid of lollipop 5.1 update? Is there a way to use the previous version on my tablet? Please ?
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How to get a lense while moving the cursor?

How do I get such a lense while moving the typing cursor in Android 4.2.2?
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How is the network lock interrupt handled by the Android OS? Is it even handled by the OS?

I am unsure if the interrupt is handled by the OS or not, or if there is even an interrupt or not, however I am referring to the pop up message that ensues when you put in another carrier's sim card ...
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New keyboard app not listed in Language & input settings page

I downloaded and imported Android SDK's Softkeyboard example (an app) to Android studio and installed it into my Sony xPeria Z3 running Android 5.1.1. That said, I do not see the app name in Language ...
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How to enter “carriage return” in Android Google Keep in checkbox view?

I'm trying to add a new line in checkbox note items in Google Keep app using Android Keyboard (AOSP); but instead, a new checkbox item is added when I do : double tap on shift key → enter drag from ...
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LG-G3 Smart Keyboard?

On the LG-G3, we can easily adjust the portrait keyboard like so: But, despite looking for many hours for some sort of setting, I can't seem to find a way to increase the size of the landscape ...
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Is BKB50 keyboard touchpad for Sony Xperia Z4 compatible with any RDP client?

As you know - Bluetooth keyboard BKB50 was designed for Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet. The keyboard has an integrated touchpad that controls the mouse on device's screen. With help of some RDP terminal ...
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Can the android keyboard input be forced to display on the screen?

I have a galaxy n5110 tablet. Previously holding the menu button down brought the keyboard up in scummvm but now it tries to open a search app. I have changed the action to nothing but all that ...
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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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Multiple keyboards for multiple applications

Is it possible to have different keyboard for different apps, say I want to have Emoji Keyboard for facebook and twitter but Google Indic keyboard for my whatsapp is this possible. Mobile : HTC ...
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Keyboard not shown completely after resizing screen for dead zone

I have a dead touch zone on my phone screen just what OP had in this question: "Resize screen for Dead touch zone" I've managed to reduce screen height successfully but unfortunately part of the ...
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No decimal input on numeric field when using Google Sheets on phone

In Google Sheets, when I add a number (e.g. 1.01) using the text keyboard and hit Enter, this numeric keyboard pops up as a default because the field is numeric. However, I do not have a decimal ...
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Disable auto rotate keyboard

I personally like having auto-rotate on, but I think it's a pain when typing. Is it possible to disable auto-rotate for just the keyboard? Device: S4 mini Android version: 4.4.2 Keyboard used: ...
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With a keyboard installed on the Android Wear device, how do you input text into alternate apps, or get the keyboard to inflate?

Basically, i have a keyboard for the android wear. i've installed it with adb and whatnot. that's all fine and stuff, but how do i use it? i mean, i know how keyboards work and all, but what do i do ...
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Can I connect two bluetooth device to my tablet?

I would like to connect a bluetooth keyboard and bluetooth mouse to my tablet. Is it possible at the same time?
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Safe to uninstall AOSP keyboard?

Using XPrivacy, I noticed that the AOSP keyboard is loading once in a while. The interesting thing is that I don't use the AOSP keyboard on that device. It came preinstalled, but I use a different ...
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t Google Keyboard gesture typing intermittently stopping after switching keyboards

Sometimes when I switch keyboards (from Google Pinyin input) back to English the gesture (Swype) typing doesn't work. There may also be a several second delay when switching. Occasionally the app I'm ...
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I lost my option to use a key that allows me to speak my text or emails

I have a samsung galaxy s5 - my email and text keyboard has dropped the key that allows me to speak my text and I can't find a way to get it back.
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Jumpy Touchscreen, Physical Keyboard available, Cursor for Android?

I have an android Motorola Droid 4 (with physical keyboard, Cyanogenmod 12.1), but the touchscreen is jumpy, for example there are some rows that the touch could not be detected at all.. yesterday ...
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What happened to the 'Emoji for English Words' add-on dictionary?

On my Nexus 5 running Lollipop, google keyboard had an add-on dictionary that would suggest emoji in the suggestion box along the top when you swiped a word. I recently upgraded to a 6P with ...
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Keyboard settings crashes at post-reset setup, can't access phone

I rooted my device and everything went fine (Kingo Root automatic app). Some time after making my first steps into the rooted device, I tried a "Reboot menu" widget, a window with options popped out ...
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Strange problem with “Samsung keyboard”

My stock keyboard in Samsung Galaxy S3 wouldn't change languages!!. Since yesterday, im trying to solve it without restore or root the phone but i really fixed it.. The problem is that the two arrows ...
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Google Keyboard Esperanto Dictionary

My goal To have Google Keyboard predict Esperanto words. Current Status As of posting date, I am using the most updated Google Keyboard app, on Android L. The Esperanto keyboard is present and ...
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How to log into Google Keyboard on Samsung phone?

I am using Samsung S6 and I installed Google Keyboard on the device. When I was using Google Keyboard on Nexus device, it was logged into my Google account. On Samsung, if I go to Settings -> ...
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Hacker's keyboard v1.38.2 doesn't ahow any suggestions other than “Android”

I downloaded and installed Hacker's keyboard v1.37 some months ago. It was functioning as expected and the experience was great. Then, I upgraded it to v1.38.2 and set the settings to the same for ...
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Android japanese with romaji inputs

On PC, you have your standard romaji keyboard, and when you enter "ka" it automatically converts it to the corresponding character, instead of having straight hiragana keys. Can one do that on ...
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Tasker | Keyboard | how to bring down keyboard in Dropbox?

Dropbox for Android does not have a "do not automatically open keyboard" option. So we'll have to do this via Tasker. Keyboard for Dropbox only pops up when your opening a word-doc (like a .txt file) ...
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How do I enable a keyboard if I can't open Settings?

Apologies for the long story, feel free to skip. :) So I goofed up pretty amusingly the other day. I bought a $10 LG Optimus Exceed, rooted it with Towelroot, then downloaded the jumobile System ...
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How to sync personal dictionary between devices (Google Keyboard)?

I also have installed Google Keyboard app on my tablet and have selected my main Google account as the sync account. The dictionary was initially empty but I have added some words. I also pressed ...
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Repeat characters with single press

I have cell phone Lenovo Vibe X2 running Android 5.0 and I have problem when I type in any application with single press on any character I find the same character typed twice from example closee or ...
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How to enable Google Keyboard?

Following this suggestion I have disabled Google Keyboard application. My entire system has crashed and upon restart, I can't see that application in application list, so I could reenable it. How to ...
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How to remove word from factory dictionary on Android 4.3?

When using slide keyboard on my Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.3, keyboard keeps suggesting me an incorrect words. Usually, these are words with doubled letters, when I except the one with one letter ...
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Samsung keyboard in a Galaxy tab just got changed to white by Lollipop

I use the built in Samsung keyboard in a Galaxy tab. It just got changed to white by Lollipop. How rude - I HATE it! I've tried Swift Key and Google keyboard and dislike them both (no delete key, ...
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How to install a language pack into a now-defunct 3rd-party keyboard?

There's this keyboard I really love called 8pen. I made the mistake of uninstalling it without checking and then later realized that it had been pulled from the app store, and the developer seems to ...
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how do i swipe left and right on the keyboad in various games?

How to play a game like injustice on keyboard when there are no buttons on the screen and we can't map it?
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How can I use a mouse and keyboard with my android?

I have my Samsung Galaxy hooked up to my Computer screen which has 5 powered USB ports. The keyboard and mouse are hooked to 2 of those ports and the output goes to my computer, where I am typing this ...
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Keyboard stops displaying

Exactly as described in this thread which does not offer a solution. Every so often my keyboard will no longer pop up when I focus a text box. The only way to "resolve" this is to restart the phone. ...
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I want to remove one particular word (which is the name of someone) from appearing in atuo predict option

There is a particular name of a person who was my EX and i used to exchange a lot of chats with him. Now that I have moved on, still my android suggests his name when i type certain combination of ...
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How to apply changes to keyboard layout without reboot

After playing with keyboard layout at /system/usr/keylayout/.. the changes are take effect only after a system restart. How to apply the changes immediately ? Additional details Phone : Samsung ...
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So, what type of process is Android Keyboard?

I've recently installed CyanogenMod 11 on my (now very old) LG Optimus 2X. After some tweaking, I managed to make it work much snappier than the original ROM, one of the main things being setting the ...
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What happened to the pop-up alternatives in Google Android Keyboard?

Up until recently, the stock Google Android Keyboard app had an excellent alternatives pop-up. Long-press a word with an ellipses underneath it and you get a box with many variations. I used it ...
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Spell Check not working on HTC M9

I was wondering is spell check on android the same as the iPhone, that is does the word get underlined, because that doesn't to be happening in my case. I have downloaded Swiftkey and Google Keyboard ...
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Using PC to control Android (ex : using mouse or keyboard to tilt, rotate, emulate gyroscope, etc)

Is there any way to input fake sensor data from PC into your android phone (not the opposite)? Like using WASD from PC to make your android phone thinking they are being tilted, rotated, etc even ...