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I have a Samsung Galaxy S Relay with a physical keyboard; how can I remap a spare key to send Esc?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Relay running Android 4.1.2; it's an unusual phone because it slides open to reveal a built-in physical keyboard. The keyboard has no Esc key. It'd be nice to have one, so ...
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Keyboard stucks in lock screen on my Galaxy S5

If I use the keyboard in a texting app or somewhere and the screen locked automatically, keyboard stucks at the lockscreen and it looks really weird. This is a screenshot of what is happening on my ...
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Chinese: keyboard: Inserting HanYu PinYin

I am making my own personal list of chinese hanzi along with what their pronounciation sounds like in pinyin. What should I do to enable the diacritics of Chinese pinyin which appear on top of ...
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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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Custom configuration of bluetooth keyboard

Is it possible to customise the key configuration of my bluetooth keyboard? I use the escape key very frequently with unix applications, and my bluetooth keyboard needs two simultaneous keypresses for ...
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Remove one word from Nexus 5 autocorrect [duplicate]

My phone likes to change "ny" to "NY" rather than the word I actually mean: "my" Is there any way to take NY out of the spellcheck, or make it always change ny to my?
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Prevent auto-replace when inputting certain combination of letters

Texting, WhatsApp, URL of browser, dictionary app or anywhere in the phone, the combination of letters 'eh' when occurred is always replaced with the letter 'V'. Please help. Not sure why this is ...
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How to get disappeared keyboard back?

I am using Android 5 and, on rare occasions, my keyboard disappears or becomes unavailable when I enter editable fields in different apps (browser, FB, etc). Once that happens, what can I do, other ...
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What is the shortcut to change input language when using hardware keyboard?

I have connected a USB windows keyboard to my tablet. However, regular windows input language switching shortcut do not work on android. What is angular keys to change input language?
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Disable slide captialisation in Android slide keyboard

Auto-capitalisation, that turns letter case to upper, but stops actual word sliding, when I start sliding from Shift key instead of z or a, simply drives me crazy. Is there any way to disable it, so ...
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usb keyboard detected but wont work

As the title says, I have a USB keyboard setup on my tablet and it shows it in the input section, but it won't work. It worked fine for a while but one day it just stopped working. I've tried 3 ...
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Stock phone key history

Is it possible to find key log history on my Samsung S3 while using Google Keyboard? I lost something that I typed earlier.
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Editing the built-in autocorrect dictionary in AOSP keyboard

I'd like to remove some words from the built-in dictionaries* in my AOSP keyboard (Cyanogenmod 11), to avoid autocorrect from suggesting/applying them. Is there a dictionary file that can be edited ...
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how to turn on keyboard on my DL700D tablet

i have a DL700D tablet. I can't get it off voice typing to keyboard, key board won't come up?
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Android: after reboot, google keyboard has stopped, Can i catch it?

My app is launcher default and has edittext, After reboot machine, while running playing and on focus to edittext, keyboard is not shown and error pops out: “Unfortunately Google Keyboard has stopped ...
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How do I disable the drop-down spell check box?

I just updated my Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1/Lollipop. I don't like to use the drop-down spell check/autocorrect box; I prefer the one built into the Google Keyboard that displays as a line of ...
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Spell Checker error - unsupported language

Almost each day (sometimes even more than once a day) I get the application crash. The bugreport dump shows the same source of the problem each time. Crash of spellchecker due to unhandled exception - ...
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Getting rid of annoying radial clock

So Google changed their alarm clock and calendar a while ago so that instead of entering exact numbers with a num pad like a normal person (left image), you have to start searching for the exact spot ...
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Emoticon on keyboard support and Android version

I am wondering since what version Android emoticon have been added?
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Unwanted underlined in words when using Fleksy Keyboard

I have recently downloaded Fleksy Keyboard from the Play Store. I am facing issue with it. Although the issue is not so much important but I don't want it. Whenever I tried to type word, my word are ...
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How can I write in Tamil language with Google Handwriting Input?

OS - Android 4.4.2 Phone - Huawei Honor 6 UI - EmotionUI 2.3 I want to add additional language (Tamil language) under Settings - Language & Input - Language, how can I add it? If I could add ...
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Install keyboard on Android Wear

I've got an Android wear device.(the LG G Watch) And I installed some APK apps via ADB. How can I install a keyboard on Android Wear that I can use in apps I installed with ADB? I tried plugging in a ...
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Cause of HTC MyTouch Slide Random Reboots

I just bought a brand new HTC MyTouch Slide phone, so new it doesn't have a SIM card yet, but it reboots every time I slide out the slider. Sometimes it is a little delayed, but it is always while I ...
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Nexus Player (Android TV): multi language keyboard

On my Nexus Player I have an option to choose multiple languages for whole system, but on keyboard I can't change language from English to anything else. Is there any way to have multi language ...
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Is it possible to remove unnecessary letters from android-provided keyboard?

I have got letters like ż ŗ ï æ ç ñ etc. on my phone's keyboard (generic android-provided keyboard). But in my language (Slovak), we don't use these. I often make typos when writing, so is it possible ...
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suddenly can't change language in keyboard

I used to use 3 languages in my keyboard English Chinese and Filipino, using it by just sliding the spacebar; however recently this feature disappeared. I can't change language anymore even tho 3 ...
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Where's the auto-replace function of the keyboard

I've looked in the whole parameters of my Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1) and I can't find the way to customize the auto-replace function. What I want to do is simple, I want some abbreviation like asap to be ...
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Keylogger for android

I'm in the process of moving from qwerty to another layout on my computers, and most other layouts are focused on the use of the home row. I also keylog myself to find out what layout would work best ...
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Use Android phone as bluetooth keyboard

I am looking to use my android phone (samsung galaxy s5) as a bluetooth keyboard. Is my phone even capable of emitting a findable bluetooth signal which could be picked up by another device such as a ...
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Android default keyboard stopping working?

So I have a samsung galaxy s5 running KitKat 4.4.2. I recently bought a selfie stick (don't laugh) and since I've paired it once it now shoes up in the "physical keyboard" section under language and ...
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what makes my samsung nexus schi515 freeze after calls

When I'm finished with my phone call I have to take the battery out and put it back in for it to even go back to the home screen because it shows a black screen but you can feel vibrations when I ...
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English active input method

I have Huawei mate7 and when I use google keyboard I can't find English language to select....but find other languages
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Galaxy Stratosphere II Fn button stops working

My Galaxy Stratosphere II's Fn button (on its physical keyboard) has stopped working. I.E. pressing Fn and then r will normally produce a - (hyphen) character; instead, this combination just produces ...
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How do I type numbers on a Galaxy Stratosphere II's physical keyboard?

When using the Galaxy Stratosphere II's physical keyboard, completions are displayed at the bottom of the screen. Each completion is numbered. Pressing a number key causes that completion to be ...
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How to make Google Keyboard use word usage in predictions

I use the word "smash" a lot as a short version of Super Smash Bros. Yet, every time I try to type smash, Google Keyboard turns it into "snag". Doesn't Google Keyboard use word usage in word ...
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Keyboard Switcher-Does Not Display on Navigation Bar

I have the Nexus 9 and the HTC folio keyboard. I cannot get the keyboard switcher to display in the navigation bar. I have checked the settings for apps and both Google keyboard and Swiftkey apps ...
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Texting in multiple languages

I have an Android 4.4.4 phone (Moto E) and I would like to text certain people in English and others in Spanish. Essentially I would like my phone to have a per-contact language setting for text ...
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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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Swiftkey - How to handle Auto Capitalization with URL and Email Strings

I like a lot about Swiftkey. But after a few years of using it, some of the annoyances haven't been fixed and I haven't "eventually got used to" the nuances of it like I thought I might. This one has ...
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Indian English gesture typing keyboard for Android KitKat?

Switched from Windows 8.1 to Android KitKat recently. Windows 8.1 keyboard had the option of gesture typing for Hindi words written in English script. For example, "bhag" (means run in English) could ...
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connection between spell correction, language selection, predictive text, and keyboard

Can someone please explain to me the android conceptual model between language selection spell correction predictive text keyboard I.e., is it the responsibility of the keyboard app to support ...
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Why do Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages?

I would like to know why Samsung Keyboards support a maximum of 4 languages? Also, what do these languages exactly do? I can swipe left-and-right on the space bar to switch between them, but I can ...
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blackberry predictive text [closed]

I recently changed from Blackberry Z10 to Android. I like a lot of things from the Android, but really miss the predictive text of the blackberry. The way that worked was as you type it would litter ...
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Multi-language predictive text and spell correction

I have recently upgraded my Motorola Moto E android phone from 4.4.2 to 5.0.2. Is it my imagination or did multi-language support vanish? It used to be (I think) that when I typed an SMS it would ...
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Can I edit auto-complete dictionary?

Currently my LG G2 Swype-style input with the LG keyboard gives me boneheaded suggestions like tho for to (and actually prefers them). I see elsewhere that user dictionary editing is not available, ...
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Auto spacing in Firefox search bar does not work

As the title says, the auto spacing feature does not work in Firefox search bar. This issue seems to be related only with that bar, because auto spacing works fine in forms or text fields in web ...
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How do I emulate a mouse with my keyboard?

I am trying to play GTA: San Andreas with a bluetooth keyboard when it thinks i have mouse too (I DON'T HAVE A TRACKPAD ON MY KEYBOARD) so while playing it the camera goes crazy. Arrow keys don't work ...
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Google Keyboard quick shortcuts to other languages

So on KitKat Nexus 4, I used the Google Keyboard and installed the Google PinYin input. Whenever the keyboard popped up, there was a tab for Chinese Input and a tab for QWERTY Input. I could click ...
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Bluetooth keyboard not working on lockscreen

I recently bought a HP 7 G2 1311 tablet and really liking it especially for it's price. I bought a Justin power charger + bluetooth that's meant for an ipad mini, but works pretty much perfectly ...
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AOSP keyboard show pressed keys

I am using cyanogenmod 11 on a nexus 7 tablet. From previous android devices I was used that, when you type and press a key, the key pops up right above my finger (so I instantly see which key I ...